Upgrade From Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10

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Today we will be looking in how to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10, this will take a some time to complete; it also depends on internet speed. Before upgrading, it is recommended to take a backup of important files to secure location. You can do on own risk. Follow the steps to upgrade.

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Instead of upgrading, you can do the fresh installation (Step by Step installation of Ubuntu 14.40).

Step 1: Check your current version (Click on gear icon at top right –> About this computer)

Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade - Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade – Ubuntu 14.04

Step 2: Run the following command in the terminal to get the latest update for the current version.

 $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Step 3: It would ask you to enter password.

Step 4: Run the Software Updater.

 $ sudo update-manager -d

Step 5: You would get the following window to upgrade Ubuntu 14.10, click on upgrade.

Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade -  Update Manager
Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade – Update Manager

Step 6: Now click on upgrade in release note window.

Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade -  Update Available
Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade – Update Available

Step 7: You will get update summary, click on upgrade.

Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade - Start Upgrade
Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade – Start Upgrade

Step 8:Now it will start to download the package.

Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade -  Downloading Packages
Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade – Downloading Packages

Step 9:If there is any package to be removed, it will popup the window. You can either keep or remove the obsolete packages. it is recommended remove the obsolete packages.

Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade -  Remove Packages
Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade – Remove Packages

Step 10:Once completed, it would ask you to restart the computer.

Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade -  Restart
Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade – Restart

Step 11:Once it rebooted, Checkout the brand new Ubuntu 14.10 login.

Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade -  Ubuntu 14.10 Loin Screen
Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade – Ubuntu 14.10 Login Screen

That’s All!, now you have latest version of Ubuntu.

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