Upgrade 16.04 to 18.04
dev at santura.co.za
Wed May 2 19:07:18 UTC 2018
On 02/05/2018 20:37, Marius Gedminas wrote:
> On Wed, May 02, 2018 at 06:44:25PM +0200, Bruce Pieterse wrote:
>> On 02/05/2018 14:24, Björn Fischer wrote:
>>> with the recent release of the LTS 18.04 I was wondering what I have
>>> to do to upgrade my Ubuntu Gnome 16.04.
>>> I've noticed that I only see 18.04 when I enable devel releases.
>>> Isn't 18.04 a stable release?
>> I'm not sure why it's still showing as a development release, it was
>> released over a week ago. Try a *apt update && apt dist-upgrade* first then
>> proceed with *do-release-upgrade*.
> Users of 16.04 LTS will be offered an upgrade when 18.04.1 LTS is out (in
> July). This is to allow more adventurous users (who upgrade every 6
> months instead of waiting two years) to shake out all the bugs.
Ah, this makes a bit more sense. Thanks for pointing this out Marius and
> You can run update-manager -d (or do-release-upgrade -d) to upgrade
> (I upgraded from 17.10 on the next day after 18.10 came out, and had to
> recover from a broken upgrade due to LP: #1767391)
> Marius Gedminas
All the best,
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