How to upgrade to Linux Mint 18.1 Serena

Hello everyone, I still have Linux Mint 18.0 Sarah installed on my Virtualbox. And currently the new Linux Mint 18.2 is available for download. I want to upgrade to Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya but before getting there, I need to upgrade my Linux Mint 18.0 to Linux Mint 18.1 Serena.

Is it difficult to upgrade to Linux Mint 18.1 Serena from Sarah? Absolutely NOT. It is very very easy to upgrade to newer version of Linux Mint. And the good thing is that we can do it via GUI. This tutorial will show you how to upgrade to Linux Mint 18.1 Serena.

Step 1. Open Update Manager

Step 2. Go to Edit | Upgrade to “Linux Mint 18.1 Serena”

Step 3. Follow on screen installation wizard

upgrade to linux mint 18.1

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It will download some files from the internet. Make sure you have a good internet connection and give some times to complete. Once the installation completed, reboot Linux Mint and you are now should be upgraded to the new Linux Mint 18.1.

Ariel

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