View Full Version : [ubuntu] Can't upgrade some packages

May 12th, 2008, 05:04 AM
Why I can't upgrade some packages. The system inform that they have been kept back.
Please help me upgrade them.

sudo apt-get upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
avant-window-navigator-bzr awn-core-applets-bzr awn-manager-bzr libawn-bzr
libqt4-core libqt4-gui linux-generic linux-headers-generic
linux-image-generic linux-restricted-modules-generic
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 10 not upgraded.

May 12th, 2008, 05:36 AM
You could try a dist upgrade:

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Typically you need to do this when upgrading between desitributions ie feisty and hardy or between the hardy alpha releases and the hardy final release.


May 12th, 2008, 07:35 AM
Thank you, now I can update those packages.