How upgrade Ubuntu 14.04.4 x64 to 16.04 without any issues

Posted August 1, 2016 5.2k views
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Hello i have a droplet working with Ubuntu 14.04.4 x64 after upgrade several package from shell, today i see this message: “New release ‘6.04.1 LTS available. Run do-release-upgrade to upgrade to it.”

On my droplet i have serveral wordpress web site, base configuration is Apache, Mysql, PHP and Mysql with virtual hosting for manage any site.

My question is, how i can run upgrade without any issues?
Thank you

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11.10/13.10 and later
Run do-release-upgrade in a terminal
edit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and set Prompt=lts
Run do-release-upgrade in a terminal

  • yes but i have installed on my ubuntu 14.4 LAMP and several wordpress sites (virtual hosts), upgrade can have negative effect on my configuration?

    • i am not sure about the lamp issue . i you can easy solved this issue .Just backup the html folder from LAMP and the database .it will not take too long i believe then run the upgrade .hope it will work . i had LAMP in MY asw ubuntu server 14.4 i did upgrade but effect on the configuration .but you can take back for safety.

hi.. please don’t upgrade, i have big problem since update my 14.04 to 16.04, and now i have destroy my droplet, then reinstall again through 14.04. i have try to troubleshoot for 3 days and now i give up then reinstall my droplet.