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How to upgrade FreeBSD from 12.1 to 12.2

As system admin you have to keep system system updated. this why we have to show you in this small Tutorial how to upgrade your BSD 12.0 or 12.1 to 12.2 . please follow the instructions bellow. let me tell you how I did this on my Server.

Now im running FreeBSD 12.1

Upgrading to FreeBSD 12.2

1-FreeBSd-update installation and updates , with the bellow commands.

freebsd-update fetch
freebsd-update install

2-Fetch and install the Updates

freebsd-update upgrade -r 12.2-RELEASE
freebsd-update install

This  process can takes somes minutes, please back off and give the computer some time do his work . 

You may accept all proposition from the system

Reboot the server and run


Once the system reboots, execute the the command of freebsd-update install command again to install the new packages

freebsd-update install

Now you are ready . congratulation


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