How to Upgrade Ubuntu to Latest Version 22.04

This article shows you how to upgrade the Ubuntu operating system installed on a computer to the latest version 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish).

If you are using one of the older versions of Ubuntu, you can easily upgrade your system to the latest version after backing up all your documents. Doing this is as easy as installing a program in Windows. Even if you are not familiar with Linux, you can install new updates to your system with the user interface.

The Linux / Ubuntu distribution is always constantly being improved in terms of system security. That’s why you should always keep your system up-to-date to protect yourself from harmful content.

You can follow this video tutorial or the steps below to upgrade from Ubuntu 21.10 or earlier to 22.04 LTS.

Step 1: Before starting the Ubuntu update or upgrade, it is useful to check your Internet connection. Run the ping -c 2 www.google.com command in the terminal to test your network connection.

ping -c 2 www.google.com

Step 2: If there is no problem with your connection, also check your system version using the lsb_release -a command.

lsb_release -a

Step 3: Now, to update your operating system, refresh the repository addresses with the sudo apt update command.

sudo apt update

Step 4: Run sudo apt dist-upgrade command in terminal to install new versions of installed packages or applications.

sudo apt dist-upgrade

Step 5: After preparing your system, restart your computer with the sudo reboot command.

sudo reboot

Step 6: To check and install new versions of Ubuntu using terminal, run sudo do-release-upgrade command in terminal.

sudo do-release-upgrade

Step 7: Answer all the questions that will be asked to you during the upgrade process with Y and continue by pressing the Enter key. Since your system will be updated at this stage, the installation process may take time depending on your Internet connection and computer performance.

Step 8: After installing the latest version on your Ubuntu computer, check the version with the lsb_release -a command in the terminal in the same way.

How to Update System from the User Interface

You can follow this video tutorial or the steps below to easily update your Ubuntu computer to the 22.04 version via the GUI method.

Step 1: Turn on your Ubuntu computer and open Software Updater in the start menu and check for new versions of available packages.

Step 2: After checking new versions of Linux kernels or new versions of installed applications, click Install Now.

Step 3: Wait while your system is being updated for the upgrade process.

Step 4: Restart your PC and run sudo do-release-upgrade -f DistUpgradeViewGtk3 command in the terminal.

sudo do-release-upgrade -f DistUpgradeViewGtk3

Step 5: When the Distribution Upgrade window opens, you will see the notes for Ubuntu 22.04 or newer. Click Upgrade after reading the relevant information in this window.

Step 6: The final version will be installed on your Ubuntu computer in about 40 minutes. In the meantime, do not turn off your PC and wait.

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