In the meantime, Let us see how to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
For your information, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is supported until 2019.
To do so, type Software & updates in the unity search bar. Open up your Terminal, and type: After few seconds, you will be greeted with Ubuntu Xenial Xerus release notes screen. The distribution upgrade will start to setup new software channels for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Just like as Ubuntu desktop, first we need to update our Ubuntu server with command: Then, update your Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system using command: I always recommend to use screen tool when attempting to upgrade a remote server via SSH.
In the Software & updates, make sure you have selected “For long-term support versions” from the “notify me of new Ubuntu version” drop down box. This will keep running the upgrade the process in case your SSH session is lost for some reason.
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