But largely beside the Ubuntu update, there is better compatibility with many mainstream tools, network connection enumeration (ifconfig, ping now works!
), file change notification support, the ability to run Linux commands from Powershell/CMD and vice-versa, improved ANSI colour and mouse support!
This is recommended because upgrades do not always go well as expected, a few times you may encounter certain failures that can cause data loss.
The system must have network connectivity and access to an Ubuntu update server.It is vital to the health of any Ubuntu Linux installation that any new updates are applied as they are released by the Ubuntu Linux Development team.Fortunately, Ubuntu Linux makes updating your operating system easy.The following steps will guide you through updating an Ubuntu Linux Server 16.04 LTS system.The update process can take some time to complete and some steps may take longer than others.
Ubuntu 17.04 released, codenamed “Zesty Zapus”; bringing yet another version of a remarkable operating system in the Ubuntu ecosystem, with the latest and some of the greatest open source technologies in a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.