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    how to install updates

    Hi,
    How do i install updates from terminal? My udate manager appears not to be working. It sits there with icon spinning.

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    Re: how to install updates

    in a terminal type:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade

    Hope this works out for you!

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    Re: how to install updates

    If u want to dist upgrade then
    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
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    Re: how to install updates

    Quote Originally Posted by hazman View Post
    Hi,
    How do i install updates from terminal? My udate manager appears not to be working. It sits there with icon spinning.
    Maybe broken sudo problem; for confirmation and fix, see post #5 on http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...ht=broken+sudo
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