Upgrading with DNF system upgrade plugin
For instructions on upgrading with the DNF system upgrade plugin, refer to the dedicated page.
Online rebases for Fedora Atomic Host via rpm-ostree
For instructions on upgrading Fedora Atomic Host installations between Fedora releases, refer to the dedicated page.
Online upgrade with pure DNF
Upgrading from one release to the next using
dnf directly, without the DNF system upgrade plugin, is not explicitly tested by Fedora QA and issues with it are not considered blockers for a release, but in practice it works for many users. To learn more, refer to Upgrading Fedora using dnf.
Upgrading from a pre-release (Alpha, Beta, or other development snapshot) to the final release
If you are using a pre-release of Fedora, and want to know more about upgrading to the final release, refer to Upgrading from pre-release to final.
- Ensure you have a good backup of your data.
- Ensure you read the Release Notes carefully before attempting an upgrade.
Rawhide is a development version of Fedora that is updated daily. It is suitable for people who are developing or testing Fedora before broad public release.