Re: Debian 8.8 Released but can't get via apt-get?
On Sat, 06 May 2017, RavenLX wrote:
> Does it take awhile for the updates to get to the mirrors? Or do I already
Yes, even assuming everything is working correctly, it takes several
hours for the entire push mirror hierarchy to sync.
Also, some mirrors are not even push-based, they will update from their
upstream mirror every so often (hopefully more than once a day).
> Can someone enlighten me as to how to get the 8.8 updates or how to tell if
> I already have them?
You get the updates normally. If you managed to update to 8.7 just
fine, likely that means your mirror just doesn't have sync'd yet. Wait
a few hours, and try again.
The /etc/debian_version file usually has the version of Debian installed
in the system.
Try this in a command line shell: