In case there's some important note to add to the upgrade process, the packages will alert the user, and often provide a solution to a possible problem.
You should also read the Release Notes document that describes the details of specific upgrades.
The kernel and firmware are installed as a Debian package, and so will also get updates when using the procedure above.
These packages are updated infrequently and after extensive testing.
APT (the Advanced Packaging Tool) is an evolution of the Debian software packaging system.In simple words, this tool is used to search software packages, collects information of packages and also used to search for what available packages are ready for installation on Debian or Ubuntu based systems.To find out the package name and with it description before installing, use the ‘search‘ flag.Hi everyone sorry for a dumb question, but how do I update the system using apt-get. I know that if I type sudo apt-get update, it updates the list of packages available, but how do I then use that updated list to upgrade any packages that are out of date?