Upgrade Ubuntu form 11.04 to 11.10

Today Ubuntu 11.10 was launched and now we can update your existing Ubuntu 11.04 operating system to the new and improved Ubuntu 11.10.

In this post i will provide you with a complete walk through of upgrade process.

Ubuntu Natty Narwhal to Oneiric Ocelot

To start the upgrading process, Go to RUN and type update-manager –d  and double click  or Press ALT+F2, type update-manager –d and click Run.

This will open the Update Manager where an upgrade button will be visible with a message that the new Ubuntu release is available for upgrade. Click Upgrade to continue

After this, You will be asked to enter your password and upgrade process will initiate.A prompt will appear with a list of the packages that will removed. Remove it . Click Start Upgrade to continue.

Depending upon your Internet connection Speed, Updates may take long period time and new packages require few hours to download.

After upgrade, you will be prompted to restart your system for the changes to take effect. If you like to confirm your existing Ubuntu version, Type the following in the terminal

Enjoy the new Ubuntu 11.10 ( Oneiric Ocelot)


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