Linux Mint team releases upgraded tool to install the stable version of Linux Mint Debian Edition 5.
With the release of the new upgrade tool, users can easily upgrade from LMDE 4 to LMDE 5. Meanwhile, the upgrade tool allows users to upgrade without the help of a command line however; they need to use the terminal to install the upgrade tool.
To install the new Upgrade Tool, type the below command into your console:
apt update apt install mintupgrade
Note: The above command may require sudo permissions
After executing the code and entering the password, Upgrade Tool will be installed. Now, launch the upgrade tool with the following command in the terminal:
Once you have launched the Upgrade Tool, you can use the Tool’s GUI and continue to upgrade to Linux Mint Debian Edition 5.
One more thing to note is that the latest rollout is a major upgrade and takes several hours to install.
Last but not the least, once you have installed the LMDE5 operating system, you can uninstall the tool and restart the system with the following commands:
apt remove mintupgrade sudo reboot
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