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Old 06-16-2005, 01:15 PM   #1
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automatic kernel upgrade

is there a way to automatically upgrade the kernel?
i was using fedora core 3 and that distro seemed to do it ok
with debian does it have to be done manually?
Old 06-16-2005, 01:53 PM   #2
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Make sure you can get update/security from correct ftp site for apt-get in /etc/soruces.list

# vi /etc/sources.list
# /etc/apt/sources.list

deb stable main contrib non-free
deb-src stable main contrib non-free

# The following line is for security updates released by Debian
deb stable/updates main

Now run:

# apt-get update

Then kernel update
# apt-get install kernel-image-whatever

Select particuler version of kernel
# apt-get install kernel-image-whatever=

You can also try synaptic gui program! Read man page apt-get and see urls Good info:
Apt-get cheat sheet:

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