[HowTo] Upgrade Ubuntu 8.10 to Ubuntu 9.04

Now i want to share with you all, how to upgrade Ubuntu 8.10 to Ubuntu 9.04 without reinstalling the Ubuntu.

For Ubuntu desktop edition:

  1. Press ALT+F2
  2. Type update-manager -d
  3. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release ‘9.04’ is available.
  4. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. Wait until the process finish.
  6. That’s it!

For Ubuntu server edition:

  1. Install the update-manager-core package if it is not already installed
  2. Type: vim /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades
  3. Set Prompt=normal and save file
  4. Type this command: sudo do-release-upgrade
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions
  6. That’s it


  1. prague hotels says:

    Hi Ivan, Very Thanx for sharing this useful information, this helped me a lot.

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