Upgrade Fedora 31 to Fedora 32

Upgrade Fedora 31 to Fedora 32

Fedora 32  formally released and it is now accessible for download, Upgrade your Fedora system from 31 to 32  to get the latest features and security updates

This tutorial will be helpful for the beginners who want to upgrade Fedora  31 to Fedora 32.

we can upgrade to Fedora 32 using 2 methods

  1. Using Graphical upgrade method
  2. Using the Command-line method

Upgrade Fedora 31 to Fedora 32

Method 1: Graphical Method

  • Launch the GNOME Software app
  • Select the “Check for updates” tab in GNOME software

Gnome software app

  • A screen will inform you that Fedora 32 is available, if not please wait for some time and recheck for updates
  • Click on “Download” to fetch the new packages and the process will run in the background
  • Once the download completes, reboot the system and let it upgrade and after that, it will boot into Fedora 32

Method 2: Via Command Line

Step 1: Backup your data and disable the third-party repositories

Step 2: Make sure the system is up to date

Before proceeding to upgrade to Fedora 32 update your installed softwares in Fedora 31

sudo dnf upgrade –refresh

Step 3: Install the DNF Plugin

sudo dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade

Step 4: Start the update

Execute the below command to start the upgrade process and add the flag –allowerasing  if you face any broken dependencies or retired packages.

sudo dnf system-upgrade download –releasever=32

Step 5: Reboot and Upgrade

Once the previous command completed execute the below command

sudo dnf system-upgrade reboot

Your system will restart after the command execution and upgrade will start and take some time to complete and after that the system will be booted into Fedora 32

Note: If you face any issues during the upgrade, please refer DNF System upgrade docs

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