apt-get tool question

Jay Ridgley jridgley2 at austin.rr.com
Fri Apr 19 11:44:54 UTC 2013

On 04/19/2013 06:08 AM, Colin Law wrote:
> On 19 April 2013 12:00, Jay Ridgley <jridgley2 at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>> Folks,
>> I have 2 systems that I maintain via ssh without the update-manager by using
>> apt-get. Why are the updates for the kernel held back when ever I use this
>> method? Is there a way to get them included automatically?
> Are you using apt-get upgrade or apt-get dist-upgrade?  You should use
> the latter, so
> sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> This may not be the cause but it is the first thing to check.
> Colin
I have been using sud apt-get upgrade; I will try sudo apt-get dist upgrade and 
see if the makes a difference.



Jay Ridgley
jridgley2 at austin.rr.com
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