View Full Version : [ubuntu] Ubuntu Version Upgrades.
July 21st, 2009, 05:49 PM
I'm pretty new to the Ubuntu scene, and I was wondering if and when a new update for Ubuntu 9.04 comes out will I have to burn another CD and re-install Ubuntu like I did when going from Windows XP to Ubuntu.
July 21st, 2009, 05:51 PM
you can upgred with data in place.
sudo apt-get upgrade
to upgrade packages
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
for distribution upgrade, kernel and other important bits and pieces
July 21st, 2009, 05:52 PM
The next version is 9.10, Karmic Koala which goes to Alpha 3 in a couple of days. The final release should be on the 29th October.
You can, and many recommend, burning a new CD from the ISO and doing a fresh install.
It is also possible, and perhaps preferable for you, to perform through the update manager.
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