Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04


Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Final Version released and Now It is available for Download.

To Download Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail I have already Posted the Links in previous post. So You can download the Version which you want to.

Now most of the Users wants to Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 without Formatting or Complete Re-installation Ubuntu. So This post is for them to Upgrade Ubuntu from 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04

Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

Perform following steps to Upgrade Ubuntu to Latest Version :-

Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10

To upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 on a desktop system:

  • Open Software Sources.
  • Press Alt+F2 and type in “update-manager” (without the quotes) into the command box.
  • Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release ‘13.04’ is available.
  • Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.

To upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 on a server system:

  • Install the update-manager-core package if it is not already installed.
  • Launch the upgrade tool with the command sudo do-release-upgrade.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

Note that the server upgrade will use GNU screen and automatically re-attach in case of e.g. dropped connection problems.

Offline upgrade options via alternate CDs are no longer offered for Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server. Please ensure you have network connectivity to one of the official mirrors or to a locally accessible mirror and follow the instructions above.


Upgrading from other releases

Users of other Ubuntu releases need to upgrade first to 12.10, and then to 13.04.

For further information on upgrading to 12.10, please see its upgrade instructions.

Reference Link :- https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RaringRingtail/ReleaseNotes?action=show&redirect=RaringRingtail%2FTechnicalOverview


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How To: Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 12.10 | Precise Pangolin to Quantal Quetzal


Tested Ubuntu 12.10 and After few updates i can say that it is going good. Now it looks very nice and very smooth.

In this How To, I will show you steps to Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin to Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal.

Here you will see a Upgrade Process from GUI, Follow Just few steps and Your upgrade will start immediately.

Follow the below steps to Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 12.10 :-

##> Things to consider

=> Internect Connection Needed Until it finishes Upgradation.

=> Make sure you have taken backup of all critical Data.

=> Try at your own risk.

1. Open Terminal and Execute Following command to open Update Manager, You need to be root or sudo privilege user :-

linux-forums@tejas-barot-linux-ahmedabad :~$ sudo update-manager

Update Manager Using Terminal
Update Manager Using Terminal

2. Now Click on “Settings”, Look at the Attached screenshot Below :-

Click on Settings
Click on Settings

3. In Selection of “Notify me of a new Ubuntu version:” select “For Any Version”, Below is the screenshot for the same :-

Select Notification of Version
Select Notification of Version

4. Make sure you settings look like below ScreenShot :-

Setting Verification
Setting Verification

5. Now click on “Check” to Refresh Update Window, Wait for a While until it finishes Update Procedure :-

Click on Check
Click on Check

6. Once Update Procedure Finish you will get a Notification for New Available Version and Then click on “Upgrade”, Please have a look at below screen shot :-

Click on Upgrade
Click on Upgrade

7. Once you click on Upgrade You will be prompted to Release notes and Again you have to click on Upgrade at that Screen too, below Screen shot will explain you :-

Final Upgrade
Final Upgrade

8. That’s It. Don’t Disconnect Internet Connection and Just Wait for Up-gradation to Finish and You are done. and You will be Upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal.

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