LKBEN11504: Upgrade from 18.04.05 LTS to 20.04.02 LST


You would like to upgrade but your apt dist-upgrade does not work


You would like to upgrade your Kubuntu/Ubuntu system to a newer release


First you need to make shure you do have the latest release by doing the following:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Normally you would execute "sudo apt dist-upgrade" but this does not work!

In this case you execute the following command:

sudo update-manager -d

You can also use:

sudo do-release-upgrade -d


You should see something like the following dialog:

Follow the instructions, you need to reboot etc.

Have fun.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 15/03/2021 | Comment: