View Full Version : Upgrade to 9.10 using alternate CD

December 11th, 2009, 03:41 PM
How to upgrade Ubuntu using alternate CD :

1- Download alternate CD image .

Direct link :
AMD64 (http://releases.ubuntu.com/karmic/ubuntu-9.10-alternate-amd64.iso)
i386 (http://releases.ubuntu.com/karmic/ubuntu-9.10-alternate-i386.iso)

AMD64 (http://releases.ubuntu.com/karmic/ubuntu-9.10-alternate-amd64.iso.torrent)
i386 (http://releases.ubuntu.com/karmic/ubuntu-9.10-alternate-i386.iso.torrent)

2- Run this command to mount the image.

sudo mount -o loop PATH/ubuntu-9.10-alternate-i386.iso /media/cdrom0

change PATH to your CD image path.

3- Run update manager from CD.

gksu "sh /cdrom/cdromupgrade"

4- Enjoy upgrading.

December 12th, 2009, 12:53 PM
thanks alot
this way is more secure than direct update from the internet
as you know our internet is very slow and always interrupt

December 12th, 2009, 11:29 PM

btw the upgrade manager will ask you if you want to download new updates while upgrading if you choose YES it will download the new software updates & if you choose NO you need to run this command after upgrade is done to update you software.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

December 13th, 2009, 01:02 AM

thank u again:o