Upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) to Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)

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Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) was released on 17 October 2013 and it will be supported until July 2014. This version has latest and greatest applications. So if you are still not upgraded so far, here are the steps to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. Upgrade can happen only from previous version to newer version. We can’t skip a version e.g, to upgrade directly from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.10, you need to first upgrade to 13.04 and then upgrade to 13.10.

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Update: Ubuntu 15.10 Released – Upgrde to Ubuntu 15.10

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If you would like to install a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 (Desktop Version), then follow our earlier article that describes a step-by-step screen shot guide.

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  1. Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Released – Installation Guide
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Warning: We urged you to take important data backup prior upgradation and also read release notes for more information before upgrading to latest version.

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Upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

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Step 1: Please run below command from terminal which will install all other available upgrades.

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$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

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Step 2: Open “Dash” and type “Update Manager” click on “Software Updater” which will checks for updates.

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Update Manager
Update Manager

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Step 3: Software updater start checking Updates or new releases

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Software Updater
Software Updater

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Step 4: “Software Updater” click on “Upgrade…

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Upgrade
Upgrade

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Step 5: Please go through release note and click on “Upgrade“.

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Release Notes
Release Notes

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Step 6: Click “Start Upgrade” to begin upgradation.

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Start Upgrade
Start Upgrade

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Step 7: Upgrading Ubuntu to version 13.10; this may take longer time depending on internet bandwidth and system configuration.

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Upgrading Ubuntu
Upgrading Ubuntu

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Step 8: Removing obsolete or unnecessary applications.

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Removing Obsolete
Removing Obsolete

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Step 9: System upgrade is complete. Click on “Restart Now“.

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System upgrade
System upgrade

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Step 10: Check the System details post upgrade.

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System Up-to-Date
System Up-to-Date

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