As mentioned at the outset, the Ubuntu 21.10 was released on October 14, 2021, with many new features, key changes and update coming with.
Ubuntu 21.10: New Features
Ubuntu 21.10 or Ubuntu Impish Indri is a Debian-based Linux distribution that uses largely free and open-source software. For Internet of Things devices and robots, Ubuntu is available in three editions: Desktop, Server, and Core. All editions can be installed on a single computer or on a virtual machine.
Ubuntu 21.10 - the newest Ubuntu was released, and contains many features:
- Gnome 40, contains many features like touchpad gestures, many core apps.
- Linux Kernel 5.14 with enhanced hardware support and performance improving
- A new desktop installer
- Light Theme now is the default theme
|System||Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo|
|Access||Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command|
|Hardware||- 2 GHz dual core processor |
- 4 GiB RAM (system memory)
- Hard drive space: 25 GB (8.6 GB as a minimum) (or USB stick, memory card or external drive but see LiveCD for an alternative approach)
- VGA with a screen resolution of 1024x768 pixels
- For the installer media, you’ll need a CD/DVD drive or a USB port.
- Internet access is helpful
Steps to Upgrade Ubuntu To 21.10 Impish Indri using commands
Please keep in mind that you can only update to Ubuntu 21.10 from the Ubuntu 21.04 version. As a result, if you want to upgrade from Ubuntu 20.04 or 20.10, you must first update to Ubuntu 21.04. When you’re ready, you can start the Ubuntu 21.10 upgrade process.
To Upgrade Ubuntu to 21.10 from 21.04, you need:
- To begin, make sure your Ubuntu 21.04 Linux system is updated. Run the following commands:
- Configure the release upgrader. To adjust the release upgrader, you must open
/etc/update-manager/release-upgradesfile, and change file same as below:
- Let's upgrade your Ubuntu 21.04 to Ubuntu 21.10 now
Upgrade to Ubuntu 21.10 using GUI
Beside using commands, you can upgrade your Ubuntu to newest version with Graphical User Interface:
- Open the
Software & Update application
- Also, under the
Updates tab, make sure
Notify me of a new Ubuntu versionis set to For any new version
- Now open a Terminal and make sure your system is updated
- After you've installed all of the updates on your Ubuntu 21.04 machine, use the update manager to search for development releases (Ubuntu 21.10 in this case).
- Click Upgrade button to upgrade
Ubuntu 21.10 is the lastest Ubuntu version with many features. In this post, I introduced the requirements and step-by-step guide to install on your machine. If you need to ask any questions, feel free to contact me :)