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Upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus (LTS)

Before you start your upgrade process you should back up your files so that it will save your time if something goes wrong. Well, The release date for Ubuntu 16.04 has been posted on the Ubuntu Wiki (April 21). So lets check out various process to upgraded Ubuntu 15.10 to Ubuntu 16.04.

Upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Before Release Date.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo update-manager -d (you will get welcomed by Upgrade button)

Upgrade After Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is available to everyone.

  1. Go To “Update Manager” from the Unity Dash and check out for new updates.
  2. You’ll get the message : “New distribution release ‘16.04 LTS’ is available“.
  3. Click Upgrade and get the things done as instructed.

Or Try this command.

sudo do-release-upgrade

Enter your password and follow the instruction onward.

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