(New to Linux/ Ubuntu) "Update manager": how to find it and work with it in Kubuntu?
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Fri Nov 23 16:51:41 UTC 2007
Bas Roufs wrote:
> Esteemed members of the Kubuntu user group
!! First you thank us for our help, and now we're "esteemed". You
definitely win the prize for most polite new user!
> Several comments that came in after my recent mail on Thunderbird
> pointed on the possibility to update software from the 'Kubuntu' or
> 'Ubuntu' 7.10 'repository' by means of the regular 'update manager': not
> only for Thunderbird, but also for other software updates. I understood
> this would be a way to update without endangering the system stability.
> To such an system stability approach I attach much importance. I
> understood also that the Thunderbird update that is available in the
> repository, is 184.108.40.206 at present. One or two times I did find somewhere
> and somehow an 'update manager'. However, I do not always manage to find
> it when I'm looking for it :-).
In the K menu, "System", it's called Adept Manager and/or Manage Packages
(depending whether your menu is set to display program names or
> Moreover, I am not convinced that I
> already CORRECTLY used it, because I still have version 220.127.116.11 on my
> laptop, although I did one or two times something with that update
> manager :-).
Somebody said the T-bird "About" was showing 18.104.22.168 but the real version
was 22.214.171.124 - use aptitude or Adept to show what version you actually have
installed according to Ubuntu.
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