Upgrading Ubuntu from Yakkety to Bionic

Bionic Beaver

I had an old virtual machine that I wanted to upgrade from 16.10 to 18.04

Since Yakkety (16.10) is no longer supported I followed this guide and updated my source list:

I then did the standard commands to upgrade:

However I got this following error after “apt upgrade”:

To fix this I did the following:

Then did the upgrade again:

Success !

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2 Comments

  1. Peter

    Hi, does this work without data loss? what and how must be backed up beforehand?Hi, does this work without data loss? what and how must be backed up beforehand?

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