Upgrading

Linux distributions like Ubuntu and Debian are constantly evolving. Bugs are fixed, new features are added, and packages are updated. If your Linode is running an older version of a Linux distribution, you can use the guides in this section to upgrade to the newest version of the distribution.

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Our guide to upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Upgrading to Debian 8 (Jessie)

How to upgrade from Debian 7 (Wheezy) to Debian 8 (Jessie).

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Our guide to upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Updating Virtual Host Settings from Apache 2.2 to Apache 2.4

A step-by-step guide to updating virtual host settings from Apache 2.2 to Apache 2.4

How to Upgrade to Debian 7 (Wheezy)

How to upgrade from Debian 6 (Squeeze) to Debian 7 (Wheezy).

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise)

Our guide to upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric)

How to upgrade from Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) to Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric).

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty)

How to upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) to Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty).

How to Upgrade to Debian 6 (Squeeze)

How to upgrade from Debian 5 (Lenny) to Debian 6 (Squeeze).

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

How to avoid common pitfalls when upgrading your Linode to Ubuntu 10.10.

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid)

How to avoid common pitfalls when upgrading your Linode to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.