How to update packages on your Debian GNU/Linux system.

Posted: January 19, 2016. At: 7:01 PM. This was 2 years ago. Post ID: 8676
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The packages on your Debian system must be kept up to date to ensure the security concerns are addressed. Use this command to install any pending updates.

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade

The Debian user may also use this command.

sudo aptitude update; sudo aptitude safe-upgrade

Both of these commands will update all of the software on a Debian system to the latest versions.

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