How to Upgrade Ubuntu 22.04 to Ubuntu 22.10 Kinetic Kudu
Ubuntu 22.10 Kinetic Kudu has been released, This receives a short security updates and support (until July 2023).
For those who want to upgrade their existing Ubuntu system to the latest, we shall see how this is done in this article.
rootaccess to the Ubuntu 22.04 system.
- Stable internet connection.
Since you are upgrading to a new Ubuntu release, ensure to back up all your data first so that in case of any issues during the upgrade, your data is not lost.
We will update our existing Ubuntu 22.04 installation with the latest available packages for it with the following commands,
root@vps:~# cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=22.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=jammy DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 22.04 LTS"
Upgrade Ubuntu 22.04
First, we have to update our existing Ubuntu 22.04 installation with the latest available packages for it with the following commands
apt update apt upgrade
Next, we need to set
/etc/update-manager/release-upgrades to check the release.
And edit the line to,
Save and exit the file.
Next, we will start with upgrading to the new version.
This command checks for new releases, and updates sources:
NOTE: While running the command it'll prompt for several permissions.
root@vps:~# do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release = Welcome to Ubuntu 22.10 'Kinetic Kudu' = The Ubuntu team is proud to announce Ubuntu 22.10 'Kinetic Kudu'. To see what's new in this release, visit: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KineticKudu/ReleaseNotes Ubuntu is a Linux distribution for your desktop or server, with a fast and easy install, regular releases, a tight selection of excellent applications installed by default, and almost any other software you can imagine available through the network.
Next, you will be prompted to reboot the server.
Press y to confirm the upgrade.
Select OK and continue.
Select yes and continue.
After a restart, login and check the current Ubuntu version on your server by running the following command.
root@vps:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 22.10 Release: 22.10 Codename: kinetic
This concludes the article for upgrading Ubuntu to the latest available version, 22.10.