Unix/Linux Guru and FOSS supporter

How to upgrade FreeBSD from 12.1 to 12.2

- Advertisement -

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


- Advertisement -

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


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest articles

Join us on Facebook