Updating apt

I know I could go to update manager and let that do the updating, but where is the fun in that? One of Debian's goals is to provide a consistent upgrade path and a secure upgrade process.Hi everyone sorry for a dumb question, but how do I update the system using apt-get. I know that if I type sudo apt-get update, it updates the list of packages available, but how do I then use that updated list to upgrade any packages that are out of date? New versions of currently installed packages that cannot be upgraded without changing the install status of another package will be left at their current version.An update must be performed first so that apt-get knows that new versions of packages are available. Done Building dependency tree Reading state information...

But you may want to difference between the packages you need to install and the ones you eventually want to upgrade. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).

These packages are updated infrequently and after extensive testing.

(APT) performing such functions as installation of new software packages, upgrade of existing software packages, updating of the package list index, and even upgrading the entire Ubuntu system.

Being a simple command-line tool, has numerous advantages over other package management tools available in Ubuntu for server administrators.

This page describes how to handle the packages on your system using apt-get and related commands.

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