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List available upgrades from apt without upgrading the system

Terminal - List available upgrades from apt without upgrading the system
apt-get --just-print upgrade
2010-02-18 11:19:05
User: noqqe
Functions: apt
List available upgrades from apt without upgrading the system


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the same, but for RPM distros...

sudo yum list updates

Comment by alchandia 335 weeks and 5 days ago

Helpful. It's nice.

Comment by linuxrawkstar 335 weeks and 5 days ago

Thanks :) especially for update/upgrade scripts.

Comment by noqqe 335 weeks and 5 days ago

Save yourself 11 characters (works with aptitude as well):

apt-get -s upgrade
Comment by hdilemma 335 weeks and 5 days ago

You can also use:

aptitude search ~U
Comment by eightmillion 335 weeks and 5 days ago

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