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update-manager(8) [linux man page]

UPDATE-MANAGER(8)                                             System Manager's Manual                                            UPDATE-MANAGER(8)

NAME
update-manager - graphical management of software packages updates SYNOPSIS
update-manager [options] DESCRIPTION
Update-manager is a frontend for the apt package management system. It allows you to perform some actions of the command line tool apt-get in a graphical environment. Update-manager is especially designed for upgrading your system, or migrating your system towards a more recent version. OPTIONS
For a daily use, you may launch update-manager with no options so that your system is just upgraded. For migration purposes, update-manager accepts some options: -h, --help Show a similar help message -c, --check-dist-upgrades Check if a new distribution release is available -d, --devel-release Check if upgrading to the latest devel release is possible -p, --proposed Try to run a dist-upgrade --dist-upgrade Try to run a dist-upgrade ACTIONS PERFORMED DURING AN UPGRADE TO A NEW VERSION
* eventually reinstall the package ubuntu-desktop * switch to an updated sources.list entries * adds the default user to new groups if needed SEE ALSO
Synaptic, sources.list, aptitude AUTHORS
update-manager was developed by Michael Vogt <mvo@ubuntu.com> with various contributors (see AUTHORS file) This manual page was originally written by Bruno Mangin and Michael Vogt <mvo@ubuntu.com>. COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Canonical There is NO warranty. You may redistribute this software under the terms of the GNU General Public License. For more information about these matters, see the files named COPYING. August 2, 2007 UPDATE-MANAGER(8)

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SYNAPTIC(8)						      System Manager's Manual						       SYNAPTIC(8)

NAME
synaptic - graphical management of software packages SYNOPSIS
synaptic [options] DESCRIPTION
Synaptic is a frontend for the apt package managent system. It allows you to perform all actions of the command line tool apt-get in a graphical environemnt. This includes installing, upgrading, downgrading and removing of single packages or even upgrading your whole sys- tem. A manual with detailed instructions can be found in the help menu of Synaptic. OPTIONS
Synaptic accepts all of the standard Gtk+ toolkit command line options as well as the following: -f, --filter-file=filename specify an alternative filter settings file -i, --initial-filter=int apply the filter with number int at startup -o, --option=option set an internal option (experts only) AUTHORS
Synaptic was originally developed by Alfredo K. Kojima <kojima@conectiva.com.br>. His last official release was 0.16. Michael Vogt <mvo@debian.org> took over his CVS version, that already included a nearly complete port to Gtk+. Michael completed the port and added new features. See the NEWS file for the user visible changes from that point on. Conectiva is still involved in the development of synaptic. Gustavo Niemeyer <niemeyer@conectiva.com> is doing a great deal of work. All development is done at http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/synaptic This manual page was originally written by Wybo Dekker <wybo@servalys.nl> and Michael Vogt <mvo@debian.org> and modified by Sebastian Hein- lein <sebastian.heinlein@campus.lmu.de>. COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2001-2004 Conectiva S/A Copyright (C) 2002-2004 Michael Vogt There is NO warranty. You may redistribute this software under the terms of the GNU General Public License. For more information about these matters, see the files named COPYING. Mar 4, 2004 SYNAPTIC(8)

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