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I don't know what this command would actually do, or If I need the packages below?

Can't find any examples of upgrade-system

plutes@plutes-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ sudo apt-get install update
[sudo] password for plutes: 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package update
plutes@plutes-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ sudo apt-get install upgrade-system 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  deborphan debsums dialog libfile-fnmatch-perl
The following NEW packages will be installed
  deborphan debsums dialog libfile-fnmatch-perl upgrade-system
0 to upgrade, 5 to newly install, 0 to remove and 0 not to upgrade.
Need to get 382 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1,765 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] n
Abort.
plutes@plutes-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ sudo apt-get update 
Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco-security InRelease
Hit:2 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco InRelease
Hit:3 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco-updates InRelease
Hit:4 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done
plutes@plutes-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
0 to upgrade, 0 to newly install, 0 to remove and 0 not to upgrade.
plutes@plutes-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ 
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    It's not sudo apt-get install update it's sudo apt-get update! – George Udosen Oct 21 '19 at 12:24
  • yeah I normally do, but some reason I accidentally typed install update, I didn't know there was a upgrade-system, but I am curious now. – plutesci Oct 21 '19 at 12:28
  • And the sudo apt-get install upgrade-system sanitizes your system and upgrades it – George Udosen Oct 21 '19 at 12:29
  • Its not how to update from the command line, my question should be clear enough – plutesci Oct 21 '19 at 12:33
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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.

It has nothing to do with apt-get update, where update is a parameter to apt-get. You most probably do not need the package upgrade-system.

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  • Thank you, Answered – plutesci Oct 21 '19 at 12:35

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