[ubuntu-uk] Lucid Update Manager not informing Me of LTS upgrade

Andy Braben andybraben at gmail.com
Fri May 4 19:41:37 UTC 2012

On 4 May 2012 20:28, Keith Burnett <kpb at sohcahtoa.org.uk> wrote:

> Hello Alan and all
> So suppose I had a number of 10.04 desktops but no Canonical support
> contract.
> How would I upgrade to 12.04? Just wait for the LTS option to appear in
> software update?
> Cheers
> ------Original Message------
> From: Alan Bell
> Sender: ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
> To: ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> ReplyTo: UK Ubuntu Talk
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Lucid Update Manager not informing Me of LTS
> upgrade
> Sent: 4 May 2012 20:22
> On 04/05/12 19:59, Dave Morley wrote:
> > You can do "update-manager -d" However I would wait till there is a
> > clear upgrade path, or do a fresh install to get around it.
> um, do be careful not to accidentally overshoot and upgrade to Quantal
> Quetzal! upgrade-manager -d will show releases in development, which
> might not be what you are after.
> --

I believe that update-manager -d will take you to the next version / next
LTS version based on the version you are running, so I don't think there is
any danger of hitting Quantal  unless you hit update-manager -d on Precise.
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