ObjectiveThis article explains a system upgrade procedure from Debian 9 Stretch to Debian 10 Buster.
Currently, Debian Buster is in a state of testing. The stable Debian 10 Buster release date is to be expected in a second or third quarter of 2019.
Buster Full UpgradeLet's first fully upgrade our current Debian Stretch system:
# apt-get update # apt-get upgrade # apt-get dist-upgrade
Update Package Repository to Debian Buster
# sed -i 's/stretch/buster/g' /etc/apt/sources.listYour
/etc/apt/sources.listshould look similar to the one below:
deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian buster main deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian buster-updates main deb http://security.debian.org buster/updates mainOnce the above
/etc/apt/sources.listfile edit is completed, use
apt-getcommand to update packages index:
# apt-get update
Upgrade to Debian BusterThe following below commands will upgrade your Debian 9 Stretch to Debian 10 Buster release.
# apt-get upgrade # apt-get dist-upgradeOnce ready check your Debian version.