Kubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 LTS Upgrade

For upgrading from the most recent LTS release see PreciseUpgrades/Kubuntu/10.04LTS.

You will need to:

  • update your system to the latest 11.10 packages
  • reboot
  • run the release upgrade tool when notified

Upgrade to Kubuntu 12.04 LTS

1) Press Alt-F2 and type muon-updater

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2) Click Install updates

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3) Ensure all the updates get installed

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4) Reboot your computer

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5) After rebooting you should be notified that a new version of Kubuntu is available, click the gear icon

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6) Enter your password

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7) The upgrade tool will start

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8) It will confirm if you want to start the upgrade

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9) It will download and install the new release, have some coffee

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10) It may ask about conf file changes, click Replace to upgrade

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11) It will ask to confirm removing obsolete packages, click Remove.

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12) The last step of the entire process is to go ahead and reboot your machine.

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Welcome to Kubuntu 12.04 LTS

If everything went smoothly after the upgrade and the reboot, your desktop should look like the following:

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Troubleshooting:

If you didn't get notified that and update was available. Check that muon-updater is set to receive "normal" updates.

PreciseUpgrades/Kubuntu (last edited 2012-04-29 20:07:52 by david-trebacz)