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How To Upgrade Kubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) To 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

The new Kubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) has just been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Kubuntu 10.04 desktop installation to Kubuntu 10.10.

1 Upgrade
Go to Applications > System

and open a terminal

In the terminal

sudo su

Then open /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades

vi /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades

and change the line Prompt=lts to Prompt=normal

Close the terminal

Now go to Applications > System > Software Management

KPackageKit opens. In KPackagekit, go to Software Updates. You should find a message there that a distribution upgrade is available

Click on Continue to confirm that you want to do the distribution upgrade

A window with the release notes for 10.10 comes up. Click on Upgrade

The upgrade tool is now being downloaded, and the upgrade is being prepared

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