Do you Update Regularly?

Do you Update Regularly?

Postby ausmuso » 08 Sep 2014, 09:19

Do you update your Point Linux regularly?

And if so, do you use the Point Linux Updater or do you use
sudo atp-get dist-upgrade?
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Re: Do you Update Regularly?

Postby Maroman » 08 Sep 2014, 18:02

I must say I'm a bit addicted to updating. I'm using
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

or the same with aptitude. update manager is completely unneeded, because I'm to impatient to wait day or two for newer upgrade. if I want to compare what is upgraded (version numbers) I'm using synaptic (but for upgrading kernel or other crucial system applications I'm using apt-get/aptitude mainly in virtual console).

of course the number of upgrades is very limited for stable Debian - mainly from security repository. comparing to sid, just trace amount.

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Re: Do you Update Regularly?

Postby GB Jim » 09 Sep 2014, 00:12

Yes, I update regularly, but now and then update manager beats me. I agree, once you get the hang of it, apt-get update and upgrade are the way to go.
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