How to update to Wordpress on Ubuntu 14.04 From Wordpress on Ubuntu 13.10

  • Posted June 13, 2014


I’m on “Wordpress on Ubuntu 13.10” should I? & how do I update to “Wordpress on Ubuntu 14.04” without minimal down time.

Thank you


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If you want to update in place instead of migrating to a fresh server, that’s possible as well. As with any major upgrade, it’s highly recommended you take a snapshot of the droplet before you begin so you can roll back if problems arise.

To upgrade Ubuntu itself, run: <pre> sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo do-release-upgrade </pre> This command will take some time and require a reboot. When asked: <pre> Configuration file ‘/etc/apache2/apache2.conf’ ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation. ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version. What would you like to do about it ? Your options are: Y or I : install the package maintainer’s version N or O : keep your currently-installed version D : show the differences between the versions Z : start a shell to examine the situation The default action is to keep your current version. *** apache2.conf (Y/I/N/O/D/Z) [default=N] ? n </pre> answer “No” to preserve your current Apache configurations. Do the same when asked about PHP configuration files.