Ubuntu 10.10 was released earlier today, and if you’re wondering how to upgrade your existing Ubuntu 10.04 install, here are couple of easy ways to do so.
- Update manager
Ubuntu’s Update Manager should prompt you that a new distribution upgrade is available. If not, jus check if Ubuntu is configured to look for Long Term Support (LTS) releases only. To do this, Click on System -> Admininstration -> Update Manager. Next, click on Settings and change the “Show distribution releases” from “Long Term Support Releases only” to “Normal Releases”
Hit close, and start Update Manager again, click on check and it should prompt you to update to the newer version.
- Via the command line
If you’re a command line junkie, the best way to upgrade is to open the Terminal and type in
The automated script will ask you few questions and upgrade your existing install to Ubuntu 10.10. Enjoy the new release!