Debian upgrade 8.3 Jessie
The Debian project was pleased to announce the Third update of its stable distribution Debian 8:8.3 (codename “Jessie”) on January 23, 2016. This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release of Debian 8, along with adjustments for few serious problems.
Note : 1) Don’t forget to take backup of your important/valuable data. If something goes wrong we will install freshly and restore the data.
2) Upgrade will take time based on your Internet connection
1) Checking the current version of my Desktop
See my current desktop version in the below snapshot. Currently i’m using Debina 8.2 Jessie
$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 8.2 (jessie) Release: 8.2 Codename: jessie
2) Run upgrade from Debian 8.2 to Debian 8.3
Now, its time to upgrade your Operating system from 8.2 to “jessie” 8.3.
$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade
3) Checking the upgraded version of my Desktop
See my upgraded desktop version in the below snapshot. Now, i’m using Debian 8.3 Jessie.
$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 8.3 (jessie) Release: 8.3 Codename: jessie