Originally Posted by cccc
What is the best aptitude command to upgrade Debian Distribution?
There are many upgrade commands and this is a bit confusing:
# aptitude upgrade
# aptitude safe-upgrade
# aptitude dist-upgrade
# aptitude full-upgrade
For a normal update use:
Or to upgrade from one release to another you can use:
If you are intending to go from one release to another it's worth reading the release notes or documentation.Sometimes it's advised to upgrade apt,aptitude and dpkg before
running the aptitude full-upgrade
The commands aptitude upgrade
and aptitude dist-upgrade
were deprecacated for the ones used above.