How to check what version of a package is available in the current ubuntu?
pengyu.ut at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 18:27:07 UTC 2010
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 11:52 AM, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 12.02.2010, 11:44 -0600 schrieb Peng Yu:
>> > as you can see on https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bash version 3.2
>> > is in jaunty while 4.0 is in karmic ...
>> I have the following output.
>> $ lsb_release -a
>> No LSB modules are available.
>> Distributor ID: Ubuntu
>> Description: Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS
>> Release: 8.04
>> Codename: hardy
>> If my machine is jaunty, there is no way to update bash to the latest
>> version by apt-get?
> well, as you can see your machine is hardy (8.04) so you have the latest
> bash thats available for your release, you would have to upgrade to a
> newer release to get a newer bash (see
> http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/upgrading for such a step, note that you
> can only upgrade release by release (i.e. 8.04->8.10->9.04->9.10 ...)
> unless you upgrade from one LTS release to another (there is no newer
> LTS than hardy currently, the next LTS will be released end of april)).
What is LTS?
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