19.04 upgrade problems

Richard Kimber richardkimber at politicsresources.net
Fri Apr 26 12:15:58 UTC 2019

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:18:00 +0200
Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 at 10:28, Richard Kimber
> <richardkimber at politicsresources.net> wrote:
> >
> > sudo apt -f install just gives a help list - is this the correct
> > command?  
> I thought it was:
> # apt install -f
> The position of switches can be important, yes.

sudo  apt install -f worked, but

sudo apt full-upgrade
again just produced the help:-

~/>sudo apt full-upgrade
Usage: apt command [options]
       apt help command [options]

autoclean	- Erase old downloaded archive files
autoremove	- Remove automatically all unused packages
build     	- Build binary or source packages from sources
build-dep	- Configure build-dependencies for source packages
changelog	- View a package's changelog
check    	- Verify that there are no broken dependencies
clean    	- Erase downloaded archive files
contains  	- List packages containing a file
content   	- List files contained in a package
deb      	- Install a .deb package
depends  	- Show raw dependency information for a package
dist-upgrade	- Perform an upgrade, possibly installing and
removing packages download   	- Download the .deb file for a
package dselect-upgrade	- Follow dselect selections
held		- List all held packages
help     	- Show help for a command
hold		- Hold a package
install   	- Install/upgrade packages
policy   	- Show policy settings
purge    	- Remove packages and their configuration files
rdepends 	- Show reverse dependency information for a package
reinstall	- Download and (possibly) reinstall a currently
installed package remove   	- Remove packages
search   	- Search for a package by name and/or expression
show     	- Display detailed information about a package
source   	- Download source archives
sources   	- Edit /etc/apt/sources.list with nano
unhold		- Unhold a package
update   	- Download lists of new/upgradable packages
upgrade  	- Perform a safe upgrade
version  	- Show the installed version of a package
			This apt has Super Cow Powers

Should it be sudo apt dist-upgrade?

- Richard
Richard Kimber

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