On Wednesday 16 of September 2020 18:32:34 Uwe Brauer via tde-users wrote:
> > On Wednesday 16 of September 2020 18:22:47 Uwe Brauer via tde-users
> > wrote:
> > <ml-migration-agent-AA1CGeSZfcB6iVtQByZ3Ah2eb7JE58TQ-XMD5yJDbdMReXY1tM
> >h2IBg@...> writes:
> > wrote:
> > When you have added apt sources for PSB, you simply use "apt-get
> > dist-upgrade" to upgrade packages that are newer. Updating
> > meta-packages does not cause an overall update. At the same time,
> > meta-packages themselves usually contain a minimum of updates.
> Just a moment, wouldn't that upgrade from Ubuntu 20.04 to 21.04 (which I
> want to avoid at all cost)
> Should it
> apt-get upgrade not dist-upgrade
As I have mentioned many times, using "dist-upgrade" does not mean that it
will spontaneously upgrade to a newer version of the distribution. It
always depends on what distribution name you have written in apt sources
lists. If you do not change the distribution name in the apt sources list
yourself, the new version of the distribution will not be installed.
Using "dist-upgrade" means that new packages (such as new dependencies) can
be installed during the update. While using "update" makes it impossible
to update packages that require the installation of new dependencies.
So yes, I really meant "dist-upgrade" :)
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