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Because apt-get is for the pros and when they do a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and see a new kernel being installed, they know they have to reboot to activate it... The automatic update is for everyone else out there! ;-)


Update manager suggests to restart when kernels are upgraded or some other system packages with services that are marked for reboot when upgraded. Command line apt-get upgrade does not suggest anything, because it is targeted to more advanced users that can decide themselves when to restart the system ;-) But after upgrade using apt-get Update Manager in a ...


When you install a new kernel you have to restart the machine in order for the changes to take effect, apt-get just doesn't nag about it.


apt-get actually notifies you on terminal when after installing a certain package, if it requires to reboot. update-manager is an all-in-one type of solution that takes care all of your upgrade needs by itself. I do prefer apt-get though , don't know why :)


Unfortunately this bug has not yet been resolved. As you can see, this is due to an issue with using Adwaita, BUT: I found that switching to the Vertex theme was not only an acceptable solution, but I think I prefer it to other options right now: Instructions are here: Github Installation Section, but I simply used the xUbuntu packages here for Ubuntu ...


restricted/source/Sources is actually missing on server side Try this (use sources.gz instead): sudo apt-get -o Acquire::CompressionTypes::Order::=gz update if it solves the issue alter apt.conf and add/alter line ` Acquire::CompressionTypes::Order { "gz"; "bz2"; };


apt-get upgrade does not update the kernel. apt-get dist-upgrade updates the kernel in Ubuntu. Linux kernel versions before 4.1 need a reboot when the kernel is updated. Other packages don't need a reboot, just a restart of the application itself. Some Windows applications running on Wine request a reboot but just type the command: wineserver -k and ...


What are those packages to be autoremoved? man apt-get autoremove autoremove is used to remove packages that were automatically installed to satisfy dependencies for other packages and are now no longer needed. So it's totally safe to get rid of those unused packages. Run those commands: sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get ...


It was a workspace-related issue for me. I have 3 monitors arranged such that they don't add up to a rectangular X-screen. When I press Super+S to get the workspace switcher, I can see the "invisible dead space" in a corner. The software updater had the misfortune of being opened in one of these dead corners! +--------+--------+ | | | *SU* ...

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