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Re: Dist-upgrade or upgrade. Which?

On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 08:03:20AM -0400, Gary Dale wrote:
> I always use dist-upgrade but there's not a lot a choose. Upgrade
> upgrades installed packages while dist-upgrade can make more
> significant changes. Once Wheezy becomes stable the two should do
> the same thing. However, I prefer to stay in the habit of using
> dist-upgrade (or full-upgrade for aptitude).

The point is, you are *SAFER* using upgrade. Using dist-upgrade can
remove half your sysytem before you can say OMG!

I recommend that new users follow Jochen's advice.

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people
who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X

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