[kwlug-disc] ubuntu: why do newer kernel packages sometimes get held back on upgrade?
kb at 2bits.com
Thu Jul 1 09:52:08 EDT 2010
On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 8:51 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>wrote:
> (normally, i'd ask this on the ubuntu users mailing list but i'm
> getting kind of weirded out by how so many people there don't seem to
> understand questions.)
> when i do a normal apt-get update/upgrade combo, why is it that
> three kernel-related packages sometimes get held back? as i read it,
> i can, if i want, run:
> $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> to pull them in. is that the recommended way? thanks.
Did you try aptitude instead?
aptitude update && aptitude safe-upgrade
aptitude update && aptitude full-upgrade
The second should pull all kernel updates, the former may say some are held
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