Upgrade Ubuntu to 16.04

May 21, 2019

Back Up Your System

You might want to take a snapshot on Digital Ocean or AWS before performing an upgrade.

Update Current Version

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

NOTE: Install Ubuntu Updates.

Upgrade to 16.04 (from 14.04)

sudo apt-get install update-manager-core
sudo do-release-upgrade

NOTE: There are multiple confirmation screen, usually the response is y (yes) or enter for default. Check this article for sequence of events/screens.

NOTE: If you are hosting Python apps with uwsgi, you might want to refer to Setup uWsgi After Upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04.

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