For example, to upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.10, first upgrade to 12.04, then upgrade 12.04 to 12.10.
Renewing the Installation without formatting the partitions (in contrast to upgrading), will also keep the personal data and configurations under /home but will renew all system settings under /etc as well as the default set of installed packages.
Once the system is done updating, reboot your system through the Linode Manager to make sure that there were no problems during the upgrade.
While your system reboots, you can watch your Linode’s console for errors using the AJAX terminal or Lish.
However, users still trying to do an upgrade can find instructions in this guide and may find suggestions at this page.
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If you have additional services that you would like to be restarted, please add them to the list.
It would be best for users of these versions to perform a fresh install of the latest Ubuntu release.Supported versions of Ubuntu have finished their testing and are reliable and recommended for everyday normal use.This is what you would usually have installed on your machine.To avoid damaging your running system, upgrading should only be done from one release to the next release (e.g.Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 12.10) or from one LTS release to the next (e.g. If you wish to 'skip' a version, you can back up your data and do a fresh installation, or progressively upgrade to each successive version.