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NAME

update-manager - graphical management of software packages updates  

SYNOPSIS

update-manager [options]
 

DESCRIPTION

Update-manager is a frontend for the apt package management system. It allows you to perform some actions of the command line tool apt-get in a graphical environment.

Update-manager is especially designed for upgrading your system, or migrating your system towards a more recent version.

 

OPTIONS

For a daily use, you may launch update-manager with no options so that your system is just upgraded.

For migration purposes, update-manager accepts some options:

-h, --help
Show a similar help message
-c, --check-dist-upgrades
Check if a new distribution release is available
-d, --devel-release
Check if upgrading to the latest devel release is possible
-p, --proposed
Try to run a dist-upgrade
--dist-upgrade
Try to run a dist-upgrade

 

ACTIONS PERFORMED DURING AN UPGRADE TO A NEW VERSION

* eventually reinstall the package ubuntu-desktop

* switch to an updated sources.list entries

* adds the default user to new groups if needed

 

SEE ALSO

Synaptic, sources.list, aptitude

 

AUTHORS

update-manager was developed by Michael Vogt <mvo@ubuntu.com> with various contributors (see AUTHORS file)

This manual page was originally written by Bruno Mangin and Michael Vogt <mvo@ubuntu.com>.

 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Canonical

There is NO warranty. You may redistribute this software under the terms of the GNU General Public License. For more information about these matters, see the files named COPYING.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ACTIONS PERFORMED DURING AN UPGRADE TO A NEW VERSION
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS
COPYRIGHT

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