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Re: apt question

Mark Healey wrote:

On Thu, 04 Dec 2003 20:10:26 -0600, Kent West wrote:
Did you "apt-get update" first? If not, you need to.

Thanks.  I could swear that wasn't in the man page.

enjae[westk]:/home/westk> man apt-get
. . .
apt-get is the command-line tool for handling packages, and may be con-
. . .
update update is used to resynchronize the package index files from
. . .
updated packages is available. *An update should always be per- formed before an upgrade or dist-upgrade.* Please be aware that (Emphasis added.) But of course, this is on a sid box; it may not be in the stable version of the man page. And even so, it's quite easy to miss.

Please leave this.  It is a filter term.

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