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#1 Condobloke

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Posted 12 May 2016 - 02:26 AM

The following are 'specs' taken from my System Info ...

 

Operating System...     Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon

 

Cinnamon Version        2.8.8

 

 

Linux Kernel           3.19.0-32-Generic

 

Is this the same as anyone else's running the same os...?

 

The reason I asked is Linux upgraded a day ago...it also updated....but this was different.......and I am guilty of clicking before I read......(the sort of thing i used to mildly berate users for doing in the windows forums....)

 

 

 


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Posted 12 May 2016 - 02:39 AM

 

The reason I asked is Linux upgraded a day ago...it also updated....but this was different......

Did you use

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
upgrade
   upgrade is used to install the newest versions of all packages
   currently installed on the system from the sources enumerated in
   /etc/apt/sources.list. Packages currently installed with new
   versions available are retrieved and upgraded; under no
   circumstances are currently installed packages removed, or packages
   not already installed retrieved and installed. New versions of
   currently installed packages that cannot be upgraded without
   changing the install status of another package will be left at
   their current version. An update must be performed first so that
   apt-get knows that new versions of packages are available.

dist-upgrade
   dist-upgrade in addition to performing the function of upgrade,
   also intelligently handles changing dependencies with new versions
   of packages; apt-get has a "smart" conflict resolution system, and
   it will attempt to upgrade the most important packages at the
   expense of less important ones if necessary. So, dist-upgrade
   command may remove some packages. The /etc/apt/sources.list file
   contains a list of locations from which to retrieve desired package
   files. See also apt_preferences(5) for a mechanism for overriding
   the general settings for individual packages.

 

And with the newer apt tool available from 14.04 onwards:

full-upgrade
   full-upgrade performs the function of upgrade but may also remove
   installed packages if that is required in order to resolve a
   package conflict.


#3 Condobloke

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Posted 12 May 2016 - 02:44 AM

No, didnt use

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

....sudo get-apt upgrade        is what i used

 

(it was actually another mistake on my part.....I meant to type....'update'.................!!


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Posted 12 May 2016 - 03:02 AM

 

it was actually another mistake on my part

Not really, I always upgrade after a new install.



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Posted 12 May 2016 - 07:53 AM

Is this the same as anyone else's running the same os...?

It's the same on mines.






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