xxx.yyy.distupgrade files in /etc/apt/sources.list - what are these?

Xen list at xenhideout.nl
Thu Dec 7 13:50:58 UTC 2017


On Wed, 6 Dec 2017, Chris Green wrote:

> I have just used do-release-upgrade to upgrade my system to xubuntu
> 17.10.
>
> It looks as this upgrade has created some oddly named files in
> /etc/apt/sources.list, these are:-
>
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root  78 Dec  3 16:12 owncloud.list.distUpgrade
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root  48 Dec  3 16:12 syncthing.list.distUpgrade
>
> Can anyone tell me what these files are for?

Not sure but owncloud was not packaged by Debian for Debian Stretch 
(current stable) which may imply that you don't have a new version for 
this application.



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