To keep your Ubuntu system updated, you can use the following command:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y
You can also use the
apt-get dist-upgrade command. It similar to
apt-get upgrade but it also installs and removes dependency packages and ensures critical packages are upgraded first.
apt-get dist-upgrade command should be tested in a non-production environment before being run on a production system.
To use the
apt-get dist-upgrade command, you can run the following command:
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y
After some updates have been made you may need to reboot your server. To do that, run the following command: