Fedora 25 upgrade made easy, like how we are upgrading our smartphone now a days

As you may already know about Fedora graphical upgrade via Gnome software because Fedora project pushed the GUI upgrade since Fedora 24 release (Graphical upgrade has been pushed after a month through GNOME Software).

It’s a simple way to upgrade your fedora system from one major version to another major version, like how we are upgrading our smartphone now a days. Here i’m going to show you, how to upgrade Fedora 25 from Fedora 24 through Gnome software.

Install available updates

Install available updates on your system up by firing the below command on terminal.

[Update system packages to latest version]
$ sudo dnf update

[System Reboot]
$ sudo reboot

Finally reboot the system.

Launch graphical upgrade

After reboot, you will get notification from Gnome software Fedora 25 upgrade is available for installation. Just click the notification or launch the gnome software utility then click the Updates tab.
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Hit the Download button to download the Fedora 24 upgrade packages. This may take some time because need to download lots packages. Packages downloading under-progress.
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When the download is complete, you will get the below screen which is insist you to backup your system before hit Install button.
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While Clicking the Install button, you will get below pop-up window, input your password to proceed further.
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Hit Cancel button to cancel the upgrade or Hit Restart & Install button to double confirm the upgrade.
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Immediately it will reboot the system and perform the upgrade. Upgrade under-process.
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Once the update finished, the system rebooted one more time and came back to the Fedora 25 login screen. See the below screenshot, Wayland is a default display server. You have option to choose X11 too.
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I didn’t face any issue while upgrading Fedora 25 from Fedora 24 through Graphical method. Upgrade went smoothly, hands-of to Fedora team. See the below screenshot.
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Useful Fedora 25 Articles

Whoever preferring GUI instead of CLI, they can do the upgrade nicely….Enjoy…)

Magesh Maruthamuthu

Love to play with all Linux distribution

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