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194 - System Upgrade for ubuntu

1. Install newest version of packages on a machine

This command installs the latest versions of any out-of-date packages on your system. It never installs a package
that is not yet installed.

# sudo apt-get upgrade

2. Upgrade all packages on the system.

This command installs up-to-date version of packages, and may install additional packages.

# sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

3. Distribution upgrade (Need to have a backup for the system)

Check which version you are currently running using the following :

# lsb_release -a

you can download the newest update manager and issue the upgrade command :

# sudo apt-get install update-manager-core
# sudo do-release-upgrade

All of these commands should be used with caution as you are directly affecting your software packages installed on the system.



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