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So for any given version e.g. 12.04, 12.10, 13.04,etc. a full changelog of all update packages e.g. MySQL, Apache, etc.?

Note: Raring Ringtail release notes says:

For a list of all packages being accepted for 13.04 Raring Ringtail, please subscribe to raring-changes.

The raring changes is a mailing list of nightmare proportions. Maybe there's a final, proofed, easy to understand, changelog of all updated packages?

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You can find all changelog on http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/, but it's difficult to see.
So the best strategy is to go to http://packages.ubuntu.com, search for interesting packages, and on right column click on "Ubuntu Changelog". enter image description here

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Ubuntu Updates, has all the latest updates with change-log for all releases. It gives you Package name, Release, Repository, and when it was Updated, among other information.

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Source:Ubuntu Updates

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You could use apt-listchanges, which can display the changelog and NEWS.Debian of packages before upgrading packages.

Something like that should do the trick:

apt-get install apt-listchanges

Change /etc/apt/listchanges.conf to:

[apt]
frontend=text
confirm=1
save_seen=/var/lib/apt/listchanges.db
which=both

If you want to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, you need to change /etc/apt/sources.list.

Run apt-get upgrade or apt-get dist-upgrade on the system you want to upgrade.

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