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upgrade-system - Command for upgrading and sanitizing a Debian system

UPGRADE-SYSTEM(8) Debian GNU/Linux UPGRADE-SYSTEM(8)

NAME

upgrade-system - Command for upgrading and sanitizing a Debian system

SYNOPSIS

upgrade-system

DESCRIPTION

upgrade-system is an APT front-end that simplifies regular upgrading of Debian systems, only requiring an administrator's intervention whenever updated packages necessitate the configuration of new features.
The command sequentially performs the following operations:
Synchronize the list of available Debian packages.
Upgrade all installed packages to their newest versions.
Recursively uninstall all obsolete package dependencies.
Clean retrieved archives off the APT cache.

ENVIRONMENT

Setting the FLAUSCH environment variable enables useful advanced system sanitization features. See upgrade-system.conf(5) for more details.

FILES

/etc/upgrade-system.conf

AUTHORS

Copyright © 2004-2012 Martin-Éric Racine <martin-eric.racine@iki.fi>
 
Copyright © 2004,2012 Christoph Schindler <hop@30hopsmax.at>
 
Copyright © 2003-2004 Martin Zdrahal <martin.zdrahal@konflux.at>

LICENSE

GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.

SEE ALSO

apt(8), upgrade-system.conf(5).
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