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I'm using Ubuntu Server 10.10 under VMware Workstation 7.1.3 and I wonder how to update ubuntu server via terminal since I don't have any GUI.

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to make system upgrades you need to type sudo apt-get update to get the information about new updates from your repository and to download and install the upgrades you need to type sudo apt-get upgrade .

If you want this in a single command you could just add && like this:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

you need to type in your root passwd to be able to install updates.

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