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Old 04-15-2017, 01:42 PM   #1
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Proper way of updating installed packages


When I go to a TTY terminal
Code:
Ctrl Alt F1
I see a message saying there are xx number of packages to be updated.

So I assume I should go ahead and update...but how?
 
Old 04-15-2017, 02:00 PM   #2
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What distribution are you using? I'm guessing Ubuntu.

For ubuntu, from GUI you can use software updater or from CLI, apt.

For apt, the following line will likely do this.

Code:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
 
Old 04-16-2017, 08:07 AM   #3
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Thanks. My CLI jujitsu a bit rusty...
 
Old 04-16-2017, 03:30 PM   #4
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^ so is your duckduckgo-fu.
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=ubuntu+how...alled+packages
 
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Thanks. My CLI jujitsu a bit rusty...
update notifications can come from anywhere.

http://ubuntu-manual.org/
 
Old 04-16-2017, 06:58 PM   #6
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I update when I'm good and ready, regardless of if there are updates available. You don't really have to update just because there are updates available.
 
  


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