Live Example - "apt-get upgrade" VS "apt-get dist-upgrade"

Jonathan Marsden jmarsden at fastmail.fm
Sat Apr 13 21:09:14 UTC 2013


Ali,

On 04/13/2013 01:52 PM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:

> apt-get dist-upgrade can upgrade your Kernel.
> apt-get upgrade can not.
> 
> That is all :)

Please do

  man apt-get

to understand the difference between apt-get upgrade and apt-get
dist-upgrade.

Your above statement perhaps happened to be correct for the exact set of
updates available when you tested, but is not generally correct.

Jonathan




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