[xubuntu-users] Updating not working

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Thu Jul 30 12:09:23 UTC 2015

On Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:28:50 -0700, John R. Sowden wrote:
>$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade --dry-run
>The following NEW packages will be installed:
>   linux-headers-3.16.0-45 linux-headers-3.16.0-45-generic
>   linux-image-3.16.0-45-generic linux-image-extra-3.16.0-45-generic
>The following packages will be upgraded:
>   linux-generic-lts-utopic linux-headers-generic-lts-utopic
>   linux-image-generic-lts-utopic
>3 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

That's as expected.

You can run dist-upgrade without the --dry-run switch.

$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

When running this, it might be, that it fails regarding a too
small /boot partition :D, if so, then you need to uninstall unneeded
kernels first.

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