During the updating of Ubuntu version 16.04 to 18.04, the following command is used to update to the new version
When using this method to update Ubuntu’s core, there is a known bug that would not allow us to continue with the upgrade. We would see the following error.
Checking for a new Ubuntu release
Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading.
If you see the above error when running the update command, run each command below.
# sudo apt-get update
# sudo apt-get upgrade –y
# sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
# sudo do-release-upgrade
Once you’ve updated your server with the above commands, please continue with the upgrade of the Ubuntu server
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