update-manager vs apt-get

Ante Karamatić ivoks at ubuntu.com
Mon Jul 17 18:03:02 BST 2006

On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 11:48:41 -0400
Lukas Sabota <punkrockguy318 at comcast.net> wrote:

> For breezy to dapper upgrades, update-manager was suggested over
> apt-get dist-upgrade.  What does update-manager do that apt-get
> doesn't?  If update-manager is required to preform a distribution
> upgrade, perhaps a command-line version should be created, or apt
> should be reworked to handle ubuntu upgrades properly.

update-manager doesn't do anything special. It just removes additional
manual work (editing sources.list).

So, command line would be:

sed -i -e "s/breezy/dapper/g" /etc/apt/sources.list
apt-get update
apt-get dist-upgrade

So, as you can see, everything can be done from CLI.

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