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Will apt-get dist-upgrade upgrade my system to a newer version? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 right now. If I use the command sudo apt-get dist-upgrade will that upgrade my Ubuntu to 12.10? Does that mean I won't be using the LTS version after that? I don't want to use ...
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The difference between the different APT upgrade commands [duplicate]

I have seen and used all of these commands to upgrade packages on my system, but why are there different commands for this? Do they all not do the same thing? And if not, then in which situations ...
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apt-get dist-upgrade does not upgrade [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade my computer. I am using apt-get. This is the command I am typing: root@alphabeta:~# apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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What does "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" do? [duplicate]

I would like to know more about this command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
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I have 3 updates that won't update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is “dist-upgrade” and why does it upgrade more than “upgrade”? The 3 updates are generic linux kernel headers, generic linux kernel image, and ...
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Why can't I upgrade my kernel via the terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is “dist-upgrade” and why does it upgrade more than “upgrade”? If I type sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade I can only see that ...
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Is this dist-upgrade normal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is “dist-upgrade” and why does it upgrade more than “upgrade”? Is this dist-upgrade normal? It looks like there are way too many packages and some ...
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What is the difference between apt-get upgrade and apt-get dist-upgrade? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is “dist-upgrade” and why does it upgrade more than “upgrade”? Some say that dist-upgrade is to upgrade the distribution... Actually, that's not ...
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Why security updates not included in apt-get repository? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. When I use: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade in the terminal, my software repository is updated, and the softwares are upgraded by some download. However, when I ...
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Discrepancy between `apt-get upgrade` and update manager [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04.2 and I've just finished running apt-get update. According to apt-get upgrade, there are 5 packages to be upgraded, in a total of 1533 kB; while the update manager indicates there ...
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What does "sudo apt-get update" do?

I am wondering what sudo apt-get update does? What does it update?
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Why use apt-get upgrade instead of apt-get dist-upgrade?

I usually use apt-get update && apt-get upgrade to run my updates and upgrades instead of the GUI because it seems to run more quickly. However, I've noticed lately that I often get a ...
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What is the difference between apt-get update and upgrade?

What is the difference between apt-get update and apt-get upgrade? Which should I run first? Do any of them automatically run the other?
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How do I install Ubuntu?

I would like to see a full how-to guide on how to install Ubuntu.
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"GPG error:The following signatures were invalid: KEYEXPIRED"

The error I am having when trying to update my package list. W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org ./ Release: The following signatures were invalid: KEYEXPIRED 1436387333 W: Failed to fetch ...
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