can't seem to get openssh-*

John Hubbard ender8282 at
Tue May 13 23:35:25 UTC 2008

Steve Lamb wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2008 3:43 pm, Sarunas Burdulis wrote:
>> root at storas:~# apt-get update
>     Why update?  Update is very conservative.  Update will not pull in new
> packages, only update existing packages.  
apt-get update it isn't meant to install/upgrade any packages. It is 
meant to update the package information db on your system.
see man update
> If an update requires a new
> package then apt-get keeps the package back.
That sounds like the behavior for an apt-get upgrade.
>     However, if you tell apt-get to explicitly install a package it will
> install the latest version, pulling in any dependencies.  
How does it know what the latest version is? I thought that it checked 
the package db on your system and if there was a new version then it 
downloaded it. For the db to be up to date you would need to do an 
apt-get update.
You could also do an apt-get dist-upgrade. This will upgrade all 
installed packages and install any new dependencies for those packages.


To be or not to be, that is the question
                2b || !2b
(0b10)*(0b1100010) || !(0b10)*(0b1100010)
        0b11000100 || !0b11000100
        0b11000100 || 0b00111011
        255, that is the answer.

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