If you’re looking to upgrade the Ubuntu desktop to the current version 19.04. So you can do this with the software up-gradation option available in Ubuntu. Let’s see how to upgrade the Ubuntu desktop. We can update, install, or upgrade the Ubuntu version to the latest version.
We can easily upgrade ubuntu from the command line and update the Ubuntu kernel. If you need to upgrade ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, you can follow the same steps.
We can also update the ubuntu repository and upgrade it to ubuntu 19.04 later from the terminal. Ensure you have a backup before performing these steps. if something goes wrong, your data may be lost.
It takes lots of time to get the new version and also depends on your internet connection.
How To Upgrade Ubuntu Desktop From 18.04 To 19.04
Now Click on continue, if you face any issue in up-gradation so just remove those packages using sudo apt autoremove package_name
After updating all the packages, you must be seeing upgrade options and just click on it to start the process.
This will start the upgrade process and click on upgrade.
This will take a few hours to complete the process, in my case, it took 4 hrs.
Click on “upgrade”.
This will lock the screen so you won’t be able to perform any task during this process.
The upgrades started and just wait for completing.
It will ask you to reboot the machine and now upgraded to a new version 19.04.
You’re done. upgrade ubuntu version install update latest