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Re: How to use apt to install security updates ?

"apt-get update" only fetches the new package lists.
To get/install the new packages run "apt-get upgrade", too.


Sunday, February 11, 2001, 6:14:39 PM, you wrote:

CS> Hello,

CS> I'm new to the list and I've just read the security.debian.org page and inserted the "deb http://security.debian.org/ slink updates"
CS> line to my /etc/apt/sources.list.

CS> When i run apt-get update i'll get the following output:

CS> :/home/user# apt-get update
CS> Get:1 http://security.debian.org slink/updates Packages [19.4kB]
CS> Get:2 http://security.debian.org slink/updates Release [105B]
CS> Fetched 19.5kB in 3s (5958B/s)
CS> Reading Package Lists... Done
CS> Building Dependency Tree... Done

CS> and nothing else.

CS> I'm using the original files from somewhere October so i'm wondering why there are
CS> no new packages for me ?!

CS> What am i doing wrong.

CS> Thanks,
CS>   Christian

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