Q: reason for upgraded package?

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Nov 2 19:21:12 GMT 2006


D. R. Evans wrote:
> One of the nice things I'm discovering about Kubuntu is that it's
> heartening to see so many frequent updates to packages.
>
> However, when the adept update manager tells me that an update is
> available, how do I discover the reason that the update has been
> released and/or a list of changes provided by the update?
>
>   
I'm not sure if Adept has this feature, I doubt it though, but in
Synaptic you can download the packages changelog and look at what's been
updated.
I don't use Adept it's just not good enough IMO, Synaptic has many more
features and I find it easier to navigate and get things done.
I also use a package called "update-notifier" (it's works with Synaptic)
which, as you guessed, notifies me of updates and shows the changelogs
in the same window.
The changelogs are located at http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/
so if you want to see the changelog for Adept you'd go to
http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/main/a/adept/adept_2.1.1ubuntu3/changelog
or any other version.

Tez





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