List available upgrades from apt without upgrading the system

apt-get --just-print upgrade

By: noqqe
2010-02-18 11:19:05

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What Others Think

the same, but for RPM distros... sudo yum list updates
alchandia · 604 weeks and 5 days ago
Helpful. It's nice.
linuxrawkstar · 604 weeks and 5 days ago
Thanks :) especially for update/upgrade scripts.
noqqe · 604 weeks and 5 days ago
Save yourself 11 characters (works with aptitude as well): apt-get -s upgrade
hdilemma · 604 weeks and 5 days ago
You can also use: aptitude search ~U
eightmillion · 604 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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