Ubuntu 13.04 has been released on 25th last month, it is available for upgrade and clean installation. Here is the small guide to perform Ubuntu up-gradation. Ubuntu releases major version’s every six month, keeping the machine updated will allow to explore new features.
Before doing update, we need to focus on some prerequisite.
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- Backup config files.
- Backup log files.
- Backup databases.
- Backup customized scripts.
- Backup other important files.
Update the repositories.
sudo apt-get update
Update Ubuntu 12.10 with its latest packages.
sudo apt-get upgrade
Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04.
On completion, you will be prompted to reboot your computer to take a effect of installation.
Check your version.