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2004-02-16

upgrade-system

command for upgrading and sanitizing a Debian system

NAME

upgrade-system - Command for upgrading and sanitizing a Debian system

SYNOPSIS

upgrade-system

DESCRIPTION

upgrade-system is an APT front-end that simplifies regular upgrading of Debian systems, only requiring an administrator’s intervention whenever updated packages necessitate the configuration of new features.
The command sequentially performs the following operations:
o Synchronize the list of available Debian packages.
o Upgrade all installed packages to their newest versions.
o Recursively uninstall all obsolete package dependencies.
o Clean retrieved archives off the APT cache.

ENVIRONMENT

Setting the FLAUSCH environment variable enables useful advanced system sanitization features. See upgrade-system.conf(5) for more details.

FILES

/etc/upgrade-system.conf

AUTHORS

Copyright © 2004-2012 Martin-[’E]ric Racine <>
Copyright © 2004,2012 Christoph Schindler <>
Copyright © 2003-2004 Martin Zdrahal <>

LICENSE

GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
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