Section: Debian GNU/Linux (8)Updated: February 16th 2004Local indexUp
upgrade-system - APT front-end to automate system upgrades
is an APT front-end that simplifies regular upgrading of Debian
systems, only requiring an administrator's intervention whenever
updated packages necessitate the configuration of new features.
is run from the command line shell by the administrator.
It performs the following actions:
Resynchronize the list of available packages.
Upgrade all packages to their newest version.
Clean retrieved archives off the APT cache.
Remove orphan configurations and packages (disabled by default).
is an APT front-end, all precautions relating to APT configuration
should be observed. See