graphical management of software packages updates
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is a frontend for the apt package management system. It
allows you to perform some actions of the command line tool
apt-get in a graphical environment.
is especially designed for upgrading your system, or
migrating your system towards a more recent version.
For a daily
use, you may launch update-manager with no options so that
your system is just upgraded.
purposes, update-manager accepts some options:
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Directory that contains the
Check if a new distribution
release is available
Check if upgrading to the
latest devel release is possible
Upgrade using the latest
proposed version of the release upgrader
Do not focus on map when
Try to run a dist-upgrade
Test the upgrade with a sandbox
aufs overlay, without changing the filesystem.
actions performed during an upgrade to a new version
* eventually reinstall the package ubuntu-desktop
* switch to an updated sources.list entries
* adds the default user to new groups if needed
Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Canonical
There is NO warranty. You may redistribute this software under
the terms of the GNU General Public License. For more information
about these matters, see the files named COPYING.
was developed by Michael Vogt <mvo[:at:]ubuntu[:dot:]com> with
various contributors (see AUTHORS file)
page was originally written by Bruno Mangin and Michael Vogt