Updates are witheld

Adam Conrad adconrad at ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 20 12:07:04 UTC 2006

Karl-Heinz Schulz wrote:
> Is there a specific reason why the "linux-image-server" is being hold back?
> Do I need to force it?
> charlie at mail:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> The following packages have been kept back:
>   linux-image-server
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.

"apt-get upgrade" will never add or remove packages, it will only
upgrade packages you already have installed.

"apt-get dist-upgrade" will do what you want, but make sure to always
read the report about what it's going to do (in case it removes
something you like) before saying "yes".

... Adam

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