You can upgrade your Ubuntu Desktop and Server to newer versions easily using zzupdate. Zzupdate is open source command line utility using which you can upgrade your Ubuntu system with just single command.
Steps for Upgrade ubuntu to latest version:
- Download and install zzupdate utility using below command:
curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/TurboLabIt/zzupdate/master/setup.sh | sudo sh
2. Before upgrading ubuntu make sure you change below option so that you can move to latest version if you are currently running 16.04 LTS version. since its zzupdate upgrades only if latest version is LTS.
3. You can set following options as per your need to do so execute following command:
sudo cp /usr/local/turbolab.it/zzupdate/zzupdate.default.conf /etc/turbolab.it/zzupdate.conf
Following options can be updated|added in the above file by opening it in vi editor.
If it equals to 1, then the system will be restarted after the upgrade process.
This is reboot default time-out value that can been and its default value is 15.
If it equals to 1, then it executes version progression if a new version of Ubuntu is available.
With this option, version progression will occur automatically.
4. That’s it you are ready to execute upgrade your ubuntu system using below command:
zzupdate is an simplest open source utility which you can use to upgrade ubuntu to latest version.