Update - ubuntu new version 20.04 on console

Hello there,

I am having difficulties to install new version for ubuntu. … I am using … Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-189-generic x86_64)

When I login to my console thru digitaloceon platform it shows me following message ;

New release ‘20.04.4 LTS’ available. Run ‘do-release-upgrade’ to upgrade to it.

2 updates could not be installed automatically. For more details, see /var/log/unattended-upgrades/unattended-upgrades.log

Last login: Thu Jul 28 18:21:06 2022 from


now my problem is I do not know what are 2 updates that not possible automatically and how to install it manually ? because without that system is not letting me install new release – 20.04.4 LTS

can you assist me on this ?

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August 1, 2022

Hello there,

We have an article that covers the process of upgrading Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 which you can check here

As with almost any upgrade between major releases of an operating system, this process carries an inherent risk of failure, data loss, or broken software configuration. Comprehensive backups and extensive testing are strongly advised.

To avoid these problems, we recommend migrating to a fresh Ubuntu 20.04 server rather than upgrading in place. You may still need to review differences in software configuration when upgrading, but the core system will likely have greater stability.


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July 31, 2022

Hi @plashetcars,

You need to run the following commands in the order given:

  1. apt update
  2. apt upgrade
  3. do-release-upgrade

That should do it.

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