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I rarely use Update manager and when ever I use it, I don't update everything, just a few programs which I use more frequently.

For selecting a update of a program I have to scroll through a huge list of updates.

Is there any option for searching for a specific update(s)?

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I got it!!! I didnt know of this thing.
Say for example you just want to update firefox out of all other updates. then just type in terminal sudo apt-get install firefox
it will install only firefox update leaving the others.
Hope that is what you are looking for.

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+1 Thanks for an alternative. But still I'm looking for an option in update manager. – Searock May 17 '12 at 13:30
hope you find it... i would like to see it too – Ashu May 17 '12 at 13:35

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