apt-get vs. Ubuntu Update Manager

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 03:41:51 UTC 2005

> This afternoon after reading all the E-mail about sound disapearing I
> decided I wanted to break my system so I was going to do an apt-get
> dist-upgrade however it came back as nothing needed to be upgraded. OK,
> fair enough then I ran the Ubuntu Update Manager and it came up with
> alot of updates. What is the difference? Shouldn't both of them read
> from the same sources list?

did you do a "apt-get update" before your dist=upgrade?     I suspect
the update manager did one for you, thus finding all these new

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