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1 System Software Updates
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5 We provide regular package updates on all repositories. You can
6 install those update using the GUI, or you can directly run the CLI
7 command `apt-get`:
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9 apt-get update
10 apt-get dist-upgrade
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12 NOTE: The `apt` package management system is extremely flexible and
13 provides countless of feature - see `man apt-get` or <<Hertzog13>> for
14 additional information.
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16 You should do such updates at regular intervals, or when we release
17 versions with security related fixes. Major system upgrades are
18 announced at the https://forum.proxmox.com/[Forum]. Those announcement
19 also contain detailed upgrade instructions.
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21 TIP: We recommend to run regular upgrades, because it is important to
22 get the latest security updates.