I saw this snippet in some installation instructions:
$ apt-get install update
I know what
apt-get install XXXX does and I know what
apt-get update does, but I can't find any info on what this combined statement does. What does it do?
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There is no command like this:
$ apt-get install update Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package update
Any arguments given after
install will be taken by
apt-get as a package name. But since there is no package
update, it will fail.