How to upgrade to version Ubuntu 13.04

The following guide will teach computer users how to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 version at number 13.04.The operating system Ubuntu 13.04, also known as Raring Ringtail, officially hit the market in 2013 on 25 April.It is the 18th edition of this distribution "Linux".

The following guide is aimed at Ubuntu users Release 12.10, who just want to upgrade their installed system to version 13.04.

How to update Ubuntu - Walkthrough

The easiest way - is to run the Update Manager "Ubuntu" from the menu or the command line.Then it should open dialog regarding updates.Then click «OK, Upgrade Now», to start the process.

If you can not find the dialog box, the above mentioned, try to find the Software Updater.Click on the icon «Software Updater», wait a few seconds to display information.Then you will be informed that Ubuntu 13.04 is available for upgrade.Click on "Update" to continue the process.

Wait a while until the system collects some information about your device.After that, you will be notified of

your computer is compatible with Ubuntu 13.04 or not.

a couple of minutes you will be prompted to confirm that you want to start your desired process.Therefore press the "Start update" when ready to update Ubuntu.

At this point, start the update process that it will take some time depending on your Internet connection and computer specifications.

At some point you will be asked to remove or maintain some obsolete packages.Take a look at them and choose - "Save" or "Delete".It is recommended to get rid of them, but if you choose to leave, remember that they will not work in Ubuntu 13.04, as in previous versions.

When the previous step is completed, you will be prompted to reboot the system.Close all unsaved data and click «Restart Now» with the aim of restarting the computer.After completing this process, you will see that the logon screen has been changed.And now you can enjoy a brand new Ubuntu 13.04, known as Raring Ringtail, - the latest version of the operating system!

method of how to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 distribution using terminal

This is the easiest way to update the shell to the latest version.To do this, open a terminal and write off the following: $ sudo do-release-upgrade.

However, this method is not recommended because a new version of "Ubuntu" is in the testing phase, and you make changes in your computer at your own risk.


There is another method that allows Ubuntu to be upgraded to the specified distribution, which may seem a little more complicated than the above.He is to amend etc / apt / sources.list and updating the entire system.This is done as follows.Line terminal you have to enter the commands listed below:

- $ sudo sed -i 's / quantal / raring /' /etc/apt/sources.list;

- $ sudo apt-get update & amp; & amp;apt-get dist-upgrade.


In addition, there is the classic method of how to upgrade Ubuntu, - it is downloaded from the official site of the ISO-image, upload it to your computer and create a boot disk or a USB flash drive.Then, a new version of the operating system is loaded manually using the standard procedure.To do this, you need to install the settings in the operating system to boot from the media and follow the instructions that appear during the installation.