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NAME

do-release-upgrade – upgrade operating system to latest release

SYNOPSIS

do-release-upgrade [options]

DESCRIPTION

Upgrade the operating system to the latest release from the com‐
mand-line. This is the preferred command if the machine has no graphic
environment or if the machine is to be upgraded over a remote connec‐
tion.

OPTIONS

-h, –help
show help message and exit

-d, –devel-release
Check if upgrading to the latest devel release is possible

-p, –proposed
Try upgrading to the latest release using the upgrader from
Ubuntu-proposed

-m MODE, –mode=MODE
Run in a special upgrade mode. Currently “desktop” for regular
upgrades of a desktop system and “server” for server systems are
supported.

-f FRONTEND, –frontend=FRONTEND
Run the specified frontend

-s, –sandbox
Test upgrade with a sandbox aufs overlay

SEE ALSO

update-manager(8), apt-get(8)

October 2009 DO-RELEASE-UPGRADE(8)