Jaunty upgrades

Thorny thorntreehome at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 13:44:25 UTC 2009

On Wed, 15 Apr 2009 06:40:29 -0600, Karl F. Larsen posted:

> I had a problem with the GUI upgrade software. Some good guys on this list
> suggested use of "aptitude" in a terminal. I am old and use a terminal
> often for my learning g++ and now getting upgrades. Right now I am getting
> large upgrades to Open Office.

Karl, I'm not sure why you posted this, there doesn't seem to be a
question involved but no matter, it's slow this morning, we have time to

> Then I set up MY computer with: $sudo aptitude update and you can see this
> happening and it takes just a minute to train my laptop. Then I use the
> last step: $sudo aptitude safe-upgrade.

What are you "training" your laptop to do? That command updates the
packages lists for APT.

Do you only do safe-upgrade or do you follow it with full-upgrade?

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