Ubuntu – upgrade of system from 10.04 to 10.10, 11.04 to 12.Added: 2012-05-02
Installing newest version of kernel of system Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS may take some time. If you are looking for an easy way to upgrade system to version 12 of Ubuntu and you do not want to have larger problems, use command
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=10.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=maverick DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 10.10" ...upgrade DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=11.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=natty DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 11.04" ...upgrade DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=11.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=oneiric DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 11.10"
You can upgrade kernel by downloading version 12 and compile it, but it is more difficult.
If you want check your version of Ubuntu:
Version of kernel you can check using
uname -r, more information
uname -a. Some steps you must to do, before upgrading kernel:
First install update-manager-core:
sudo apt-get install update-manager-core
- Second edit file release-upgrades:
changing parameter Prompt to
sudo nano /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades
Now you can step by steps upgrade kernel:
sudo do-release-upgrade -d
In the event of interruption downloading packages, may you have problem in use command
do-release-upgrade, because it will not detect news updates kernel, after do command
sudo apt-get update, news update will be detected.
Upgrade kernel by ssh is risky, you can lose connection and then you will be need to go to place where is server ;)