how to install 12.04 from 8.04 help

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currently runnin 8.04 and want to install 12.04,not good with these things,easy instructions please . thanx

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Anton Kanishchev (ak12-deactivatedaccount) said :

If you enable (in update manager settings) to check for lts versions, it should pop up (after a sudo apt-get update/ or clicking check) that "12.04 LTS is availible-- upgrade". Things from then on should be self explanantory. Back up your data first in case things dont go according to plan.

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zvacet (ivicakolic) said :

Sorry but I don´t think you can upgrade from 8.04 > 12.04 because you will have to upgrade to 10.04 first.I don´t know is this way good to go.Maybe it is simpler to back up all valuable files and do fresh install of 12.04.

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