Updating ubuntu from terminal

Ubuntu Linux has become one of the most popular of all the Linux distributions.And through the process of updating a system, you should be able to tell exactly why this is the case. Ubuntu uses two different tools for system update: The Update Manger is a nearly 100% automatic tool.When the Update Manager opens click the Check button to see if there are updates available.

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Now some updates may require either you to log out of your desktop and log back in, or to reboot the machine.

There are is a new tool in development (Ksplice)  that allow even the update of a kernel to not require a reboot.

If package is already installed it will try to update to latest version.

First, open the Terminal application and type following two commands (Application Please note that above two commands will fetch files from the Internets or local mirrors.

In the process you might also learn how to install an application or two.

There is one thing to understand about updating Linux: Not every distribution handles this process in the same fashion.

For further stability of a LTS release there is a slight change in behaviour if you are currently running a LTS version.

LTS systems are only automatically considered for an upgrade to the next LTS via with the first point release.

Follow these steps: Depending upon your desktop, you will either use the GNOME or the KDE front-end for Package Kit.

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