In case you are not prompted to upgrade to the latest Ubuntu 18. For example, you can deploy a new server with Ubuntu 18. If you have any custom configs on your old setup, make sure you inspect the details of the packages that need updating during this process. You can download it from the link below from : Upgrade to Ubuntu 18. I have been messing around Ubuntu 18.
You can follow the on-screen instructions from here onwards. Once the download has finished, the process cannot be canceled. The best way to accomplish this is to make a backup of your entire filesystem. You have to download a total of 232 M. You may unsubscribe from these newsletters at any time.
All you need is a good internet connection that can download around 1. So use the root user or a sudo user to perform all the actions below. Here, make sure that Notify me of a new version is set to For any new version. Default wallpapers of Ubuntu 18. It seems Ubuntu has learned the lesson and it is moving back to Xorg as the default display server.
You should backup most important files and folders as well as databases if you're running a database server. After it completes you should have the latest Ubuntu 18. IporSircer Please stop giving such an ill-advised recommendation. Other flavors have their own set of default wallpapers. Software Updater should check for softwares updates for your Ubuntu 18. When you have verified that the update was successful, you can delete the snapshot so that you will no longer be charged for it.
In other words, most Ubuntu 16. I have also made a video of the process. You may still need to review differences in software configuration when upgrading, but the core system will likely have greater stability. First for adding the new repository, second to update the system so that it knows about the new repository and the third one to install the application. This session appears to be running under ssh. Note that depending on the services installed on your server, you may receive further questions.
Now click on Restart Now. You'll need to be aware though that Ubuntu 18. Answer y and enter to start the process. Try finding software packages such as Steam. If you can't wait and want to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.
From the Updates tab, make sure the check boxes are marked as shown in the screenshot below. Once the correct Software Sources settings are in place, open a terminal and use the command below to update the system. Some packages may no longer be supported. To do this, simply run Software Updater and install any available updates. Answer y and press enter to remove obsolete packages.
This process may take some time according to your network speed and system performance. Installing the upgrade can take several hours. First, keep in mind that this Ubuntu will not look or feel like the last few versions. The first thing you would notice is the default wallpaper. Ubuntu provides support for standard releases for approx 1 year while Long Term Support is useful for approx 5 years. If you cancel the current process, any changes already made must be undone manually.