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upgrade operating system to latest release

see also : update-manager - apt-get


do-release-upgrade [options]

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Upgrade the operating system to the latest release from the command-line. This is the preferred command if the machine has no graphic environment or if the machine is to be upgraded over a remote connection.


-h, --help

show help message and exit

-d, --devel-release

Check if upgrading to the latest devel release is possible

-p, --proposed

Try upgrading to the latest release using the upgrader from Ubuntu-proposed

-m MODE, --mode=MODE

Run in a special upgrade mode. Currently "desktop" for regular upgrades of a desktop system and "server" for server systems are supported.

-f FRONTEND, --frontend=FRONTEND

Run the specified frontend

-s, --sandbox

Test upgrade with a sandbox aufs overlay

see also

update-manager , apt-get

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