This Tutorial provides instructions and notes on upgrading Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) server to Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty), released on the 23rd April 2009.

Before Upgrading

  • Make sure you have complete backup of your server

Procedure to follow

Update the server package list using the following command

sudo apt-get update

Install update-manager-core if it is not already installed using the following command

sudo aptitude install update-manager-core

Edit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades

sudo vi /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades

and set

Prompt=normal

Launch the upgrade tool using the following command

sudo do-release-upgrade

Follow the on-screen instructions.

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