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Old 09-04-2005, 09:20 AM   #1
MRDucks
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Update question.


After installing a distro (mandriva to be exact)and setting up all the package mirrors.I can see there is a lot of available updates.security,bug fixes,etc.Is it a good idea to select all of these and install?Or is it better to see what my system has problems with(if any)and try to find an update that applies?Thanks.
 
Old 09-04-2005, 11:30 AM   #2
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It is generally a good idea to download program updates since they fix bugs (crashing=bad) and security updates (without these, your computer can be broken into).
 
Old 09-04-2005, 12:29 PM   #3
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There could be problems that you don't know about, so its better to install updates for all the programs you have installed.
 
  


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