[14.04 64Bit Beta 2] - sudo apt-get upgrade: "The following packages have been kept back:" ?

Cody Smith cody.smith9202 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 00:10:49 UTC 2014


also, apt-get dist-upgrade isn't for a release upgrade (that's another
commandset altogether), it just pulls in updates apt-get upgrade wouldn't
normally do.


On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:09 PM, Cody Smith <cody.smith9202 at gmail.com>wrote:

> simple fix: you're using the wrong command. try sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
>
> Explanation: despite popular believe, apt-get upgrade doesn't touch
> packages that would pull in extra dependancies, that's what dist-upgrade is
> for.
>
> --c_smith
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:01 PM, Jesse Palser <
> jessepalsermailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I tried to update Kubuntu 14.04 64Bit Beta 2 today
>> but am getting the following error messages in Terminal:
>> ____________________________________________________________
>> _________________
>> jezlee at Optimus-Prime:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> Calculating upgrade... Done
>> The following packages have been kept back:
>>   libav-tools libavcodec54 libavdevice53 libavfilter3 libavformat54
>> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 5 not upgraded.
>> jezlee at Optimus-Prime:~$
>> ____________________________________________________________
>> _________________
>>
>> How do I fix the above problems so I can fully update again?
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Jesse
>>
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