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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04 – Server Upgrade

To check the version of Ubuntu

lsb_release -a

Upgrade instructions

  1. Make your server system up-to-date as follows:

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

Click on Y when necessary. When messages appear scroll down and press q for quit

  1. Then reboot your system to finish installing updates.

sudo init 6

  1. First, install the update-manager-core package using the command below that is if it is not yet installed on your server:

sudo apt-get install update-manager-core

  1. After that, edit this file, /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades using your favorite editor and set Prompt=lts

sudo vi /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades

  1. Next, start the upgrade process as follows:

sudo do-release-upgrade -d

Click on Y and Enter when necessary.

Finally you will get notification to restart VM.

  1. At this point you have to login the VM using the VSphere Web Client


  1. Find the VM network inteface by running

ifconfig -a

It will be something like enp0s17 or ens32

  1. modify network file

sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces

replace all instances of eth0 to to network interface found in previous step

  1. reboot VM

sudo reboot

sudo /sbin/reboot -f

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