How To Update Or Upgrade To Ubuntu 12.10 Beta From Ubuntu 12.04

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Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, the LTS (Long Term Support) version, beta version is out. According to the release schedule of Ubuntu 12.10, the final version will be released by the end of October’12. In case you are an early adopter and wants to try your hand on the beta release, here is how to upgrade to the beta version:

Press Alt+F2 to open the command box. Type “update-manager -d” (without the quotes). Please mind the space between manager and -d.

Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release ’12.10′ is available. If it does not do so, click on the Settings:

Now go to the Update tab and look for the option of Notify me of a new Ubuntu version. Choose For any new version.

Now close it and go to the main screen of Ubuntu Update Manager. It should now display New distribution release ’12.10′ is available. Click on upgrade and follow the instruction afterwards.

Enjoy Ubuntu 12.10. Cheers :)