Ubuntu Update Commands

What the update commands do in Ubunto.

  • apt-get update: Updates the list of available packages and their versions, but does not install or upgrade any packages.
  • apt-get upgrade: Installs newer versions of the packages you have installed.
  • apt-get install: Installs one or more package(s) on your system.
  • apt-get remove: Removes one or more package(s) from your system.
  • apt-get autoremove: Removes packages that were automatically installed to satisfy dependencies for other packages and are no longer needed.
  • apt-cache search: Searches for a package by keyword.
  • apt-cache show: Displays detailed information about a package.
  • apt-cache policy: Shows the version of a package that would be installed with apt-get install.
  • apt-get clean: Removes files that were downloaded to install packages from the package manager’s cache.
  • apt-get autoclean: Removes all but the latest versions of packages from the package manager’s cache.

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