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Old 11-25-2005, 05:29 PM   #1
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apt-get upgrade packages held back


hi when trying to upgrade my packages i get the following error
Code:
chris@home2-linux:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade
Password:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
  linux-image-386 linux-restricted-modules-386
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded.
chris@home2-linux:~$
should i upgrade these packages and if so how should i upgarde them ?

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Old 11-25-2005, 05:36 PM   #2
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You need root rights. su into root using terminal

 
Old 11-25-2005, 05:56 PM   #3
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thanks for your help but same problem surley
Code:
sudo apt-get upgrade
is the same as
Code:
su
apt-get upgrade
i always thought that sudo was just a way as acting as a su for one command ? any other ideas ?
 
Old 11-25-2005, 06:21 PM   #4
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Seems like the topic has been discussed here:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/history/374655

Maybe that will clear things out
 
  


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