In the following article, and given the recent release of the version of Ubuntu 12.10 or better known by the nickname of Quantal Quetzal, I want to give you a little guide to help you in the process of update direct from the terminal of the system.
Note that this is the best way to upgrade to the new version of canonicalBut you should also know that during these first few days, the upgrade process may take a little longer than expected, due to download server saturations.
To me in particular it costs me no more and no less than almost five hours of updating, And all this due to the extreme slowness in downloading the files needed for installation.
Well, let’s start with the important and start with this one guide for direct upgrade from the terminal.
How to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10
The first will be to open the Ubuntu Software Center and click on the tab edit and then in “Origins of software”.
We will now select the tab updates and in the last dialog box at the bottom select the option “For any new version”.
Now we only have to run one new terminal and type the following command:
One will appear immediately progress bar who will start looking for new versions of Ubuntu.
Then it’s just a matter of following the wizard’s instructions, here are a few captures from’ installation process:
Now we just have to restart the computer and we will have the latest version of Ubuntu and with all our programs and applications intact.
More information – Released Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal