Quote Originally Posted by mamamia88 View Post
Oh some advice to make ubuntu as simple as possible for a beginner add the line
alias update='sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade'
to your .bashrc file in home and reboot. So to update the entire system all he has to do is type update,enter his password, and hit y when prompted.
OR, they can just click Install/Apply when the update prompt comes up. Unless I'm going to be installing programs, this is usually what I do. If I need to update/upgrade manually, then I use this:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Does the same as the GUI updater program.