Updating debian apt

By default, installing the Cassandra Debian package or its build dependencies will pull in Open JDK.

It's a good idea to run this command regularly to keep yourself and your system informed about possible package updates, particularly security updates. This means that APT only asks for confirmation when it needs to install packages which weren't specified on the command line. [Y/n] # apt-get remove gnome-panel Reading Package Lists... Done The following packages will be REMOVED: gnome-applets gnome-panel gnome-panel-data gnome-session 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 4 to remove and 1 not upgraded. Running # apt-get --purge remove gnome-panel Reading Package Lists... Done The following packages will be REMOVED: gnome-applets* gnome-panel* gnome-panel-data* gnome-session* 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 4 to remove and 1 not upgraded. For servers and other production systems stable should always be used.

# apt-get install nautilus Reading Package Lists... Done The following extra packages will be installed: bonobo libmedusa0 libnautilus0 The following NEW packages will be installed: bonobo libmedusa0 libnautilus0 nautilus 0 packages upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded. The following options to apt-get may be useful: -h This help text. [Y/n] See section Removing packages, Section 3.3 for more details on package removal. provides a safe way for users of mixed distributions to upgrade their systems without getting more of the less-stable distribution than they had in mind.

-d Download only - do NOT install or unpack archives -f Attempt to continue if the integrity check fails -s No-act. If you somehow damage an installed package, or simply want the files of a package to be reinstalled with the newest version that is available, you can use the # apt-get --reinstall install gdm Reading Package Lists... Done 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded. For instance, it is possible to upgrade just your unstable packages by running after having installed the You may have occasion to modify something in a package and don't have time or don't want to port those changes to a new version of the program.

The Debian project is pleased to announce the fifth update of its stable distribution Debian 7 (codename "wheezy").

This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems.

Last modified 05-Dec-2015 05:24