How to Upgrade from Linux Mint 17.3 to Linux Mint 18

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44 Responses

  1. MelisaFilm says:

    it works. thank you very much

  2. Steve says:

    I’m not sure I’m an a$$. You said, “It helps to you to asses …”. It is unclear whether you tried to say, “It helps you asses …”, or whether you meant to say, “It helps you to assess …”


  3. Leif says:

    Thank you for taking the time to put together a bullet proof upgrade path. I have a few machines and it has been a very pleasant experience and the best part is it just works!

    Thanks again!

  4. Hervé says:

    Thank you, it was a long process but it works.

  5. raf says:

    nice article
    small typo at step 6
    Command: mintuprade upgrade should be : mintupgrade upgrade

  6. twoteatothirtytwo says:

    You don’t use ‘sudo’ with ‘mintupgrade’, the instructions are wrong in this regard. Just drop ‘sudo’ and you’ll be fine.

  7. Maddy says:

    stuck at 5th step. asking ‘”Please don’t run this command as root or with elevated privileges’.

  8. Daniel says:

    When I run the command $ sudo mintupgrade download the terminal sends me “please don’t run this command as root or with elevated privileges.” Who can I fix this problem? I opened and closed the terminal, but I still have the same problem.

  9. Rofi Peace says:

    Nice tutorial.. work 100%

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