Poster of Linux kernelThe best gift for a Linux geek
UPGRADE-SYSTEM

UPGRADE-SYSTEM

Section: Debian GNU/Linux (8) Updated: February 16th 2004
Local index Up
 

NAME

upgrade-system - APT front-end to automate system upgrades

 

DESCRIPTION

upgrade-system 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.

 

OPTIONS

None.

 

USAGE

upgrade-system 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).

 

FILES

/etc/upgrade-system.conf

 

SECURITY

Because upgrade-system is an APT front-end, all precautions relating to APT configuration should be observed. See upgrade-system.conf(5).

 

COPYRIGHT

(C) 2003-2004, Martin Zdrahal <martin.zdrahal@konflux.at>

(C) 2004 Christoph Schindler <hop@30hopsmax.at>

(C) 2004-2011 Martin-Eric Racine <martin-eric.racine@iki.fi>

 

LICENSE

License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.

 

SEE ALSO

apt-get(8), deborphan(1), update-menus(1), upgrade-system.conf(5).


 

Index

NAME
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
USAGE
FILES
SECURITY
COPYRIGHT
LICENSE
SEE ALSO

This document was created by man2html, using the manual pages.
Time: 22:02:34 GMT, April 16, 2011