Upgrades

Linux Mint User Guide

Your VersionΒΆ

To find your version of Linux Mint, open a terminal and type:

Long Term SupportΒΆ

Each major Linux Mint release is supported for 5 years.

Types of upgradeΒΆ

MinorΒΆ

Upgrades from one point release to another point release within the same major version of Linux Mint are simple and easy to perform. They take just a few minutes.

MajorΒΆ

Upgrades from one major version to the next are usually more complex. They can take up to a few hours. They can require a certain level of knowledge and experience from the user.

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