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Terminal - Commands tagged upgrade - 7 results
List upgrade-able packages on Redhat
apt-get --ignore-hold --allow-unauthenticated -s dist-upgrade | grep ^Inst | cut -d ' ' -f2
apt-get -s upgrade | awk '/[0-9]+ upgraded,/ {print $1 " package updates are available"}'
2012-03-29 17:04:32
User: lpanebr
Functions: apt awk
3

This let's you find out the total packages that have available upgrades. Usefull if you want to check or show the total available upgrades on your system.

trickle sudo apt-get update -y
sudo apt-get -o Acquire::http::Dl-Limit=20 -o Acquire::https::Dl-Limit=20 upgrade -y
2011-02-14 05:24:49
User: ruslan
Functions: sudo
2

in Debian-based systems apt-get could be limited to the specified bandwidth in kilobytes using the apt configuration options(man 5 apt.conf, man apt-get). I'd quote man 5 apt.conf:

"The used bandwidth can be limited with Acquire::http::Dl-Limit which accepts integer values in kilobyte. The default value is 0 which deactivates the limit and tries uses as much as possible of the bandwidth..."

"HTTPS URIs. Cache-control, Timeout, AllowRedirect, Dl-Limit and proxy options are the same as for http..."

sudo aptitude update; sudo apt-get -y --print-uris upgrade | egrep -o -e "http://[^\']+" | sudo aria2c -c -d /var/cache/apt/archives -i -; sudo aptitude -y safe-upgrade
2010-02-18 16:02:29
User: freethinker
Functions: egrep sudo
2

Please install aria2c before you try the above command. On ubuntu the command to install aria2c would be:

sudo aptitude install aria2
apt-get --just-print upgrade