some confusion regarding package updates

Tapas Mishra mightydreams at
Wed Jan 19 12:21:44 UTC 2011

I have some confusion regarding a server of mine.
When ever I ssh into it I see following message

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125 packages can be updated.
77 updates are security updates.

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Last login: Tue Jan 11 16:09:06 2011 from

How ever I have installed cron-apt which has scheduled an update for
daily morning 4 o clock,
So does this message mean that it is not getting updated.
If yes then let me know what should I be checking.
Because when I do an ssh into the server and manually do an aptitude update
I see messages like this

Hit lucid/universe Packages
Hit lucid/universe Sources
Hit jaunty/free Packages
Hit lucid/multiverse Packages
Hit lucid/multiverse Sources
Hit lucid-updates/main Packages
Hit lucid-updates/restricted Packages
Hit lucid-updates/main Sources
Hit lucid-updates/restricted Sources
Hit lucid-updates/universe Packages
Hit jaunty/non-free Packages
Hit lucid-updates/universe Sources
Hit lucid-updates/multiverse Packages
Hit lucid-updates/multiverse Sources
Hit lucid Release.gpg
Ign lucid/partner Translation-en_US
Hit lucid Release
Hit lucid/partner Packages
Hit lucid/partner Sources
Fetched 20.2kB in 2min 48s (120B/s)
Reading package lists... Done

So what do I missed here?

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