Ubuntu 23.04 “Lunar Lobster” Released, Upgrade Now

Ubuntu 23.04 “Lunar Lobster” Released, Upgrade Now

Ubuntu 23.04 “Lunar Lobster” is released on thursday, april 20, 2023. It is not a Long-Term Support version. That means you can try this but you may opt out for the stable version like Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Ubuntu 23.04 will be supported for 9 months until January 2024. In Ubuntu 23.04, you can find Ubuntu Cinnamon as a new Official Flavour

What’s New On Ubuntu 23.04 Lunar Lobster?

  1. New OS installer
  2. Mini ‘ISO’ Installer
  3. Ubuntu 23.04 ships with the latest stable GNOME 44
  4. Updated Nautilus file manager
  5. Linux Kernel 6.2 out of the box

Ubuntu 23.04 “Lunar Lobster” Released, Upgrade Now

If you are a Ubuntu 22.04 LTS user then you cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 22.04 LTS to Ubuntu 23.04 directly. First, you must first upgrade your Ubuntu to Ubuntu 22.10 from Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, and then upgrade 22.10 to 23.04.

Let’s being the Ubuntu 23.04 Luner Lobster Upgrade process. Ensure that all of your user data has been backed up.

Run the following command to ensure that your software is up to date by running:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

You might ask for the password. Enter your password and press Y when prompted.

Launch the software updater

Now, you need to launch the software updater from the application menu. This will check for updates and prompt you to upgrade if it finds a more recent Ubuntu release. If you see the notification of the new Ubuntu release then you can click on the Upgrade option. Follow the onscreen instruction and wait for a while.

You might be asked to remove obsolete packages from the previous Ubuntu release or you can also keep them. Click Restart Now to complete the upgrade


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