How to Upgrade from Linux Mint 17.3 to Linux Mint 18

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41 Responses

  1. 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!

  2. Hervé says:

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

  3. raf says:

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

  4. twoteatothirtytwo says:

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

  5. Maddy says:

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

  6. 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.

  7. Rofi Peace says:

    Nice tutorial.. work 100%

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