How to upgrade debian to latest release

i  will  show  in this small tutorial how to upgrade debian to latest release .in this example  i will update my debian 8.2 to 8.3  . but also i will show you how to upgrade  Debian 7 to 8 o maybe later  major  version of  8 release .

Lets show  you  my   actual release :


Upgrade   Debian 7 to  8

Edit /etc/apt/sources.list

vi  /etc/apt/sources.list 

deb wheezy main contrib non-free
deb-src wheezy main contrib non-free
deb wheezy-updates main contrib non-free
deb wheezy/updates main contrib non-free

change   the words  wheezy with jessie
save and exit

Now run to  update  the new  packages database

apt-get update


apt-get upgrade

now start the upgrade to the new release

apt-get  dist-upgrade

Please before to reboot check if any packages stay blocking in the queue

dpkg --audit
dpkg --get-selections | grep hold

Reboot your machine and  Enjoy


 Upgrade  debian  8.0 to  8.x

the  bellow commands are  sufficient to go to latest   version of  your installed  release

apt-get  update 
apt-get upgrade