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Command for upgrading and sanitizing a Debian system.

UPGRADE-SYSTEM(8)                        Debian GNU/Linux                       UPGRADE-SYSTEM(8)

NAME upgrade-system - Command for upgrading and sanitizing a Debian system
SYNOPSIS upgrade-system
DESCRIPTION upgrade-system is an APT front-end that simplifies regular upgrading of Debian systems, only requiring an administrator's intervention whenever updated packages necessitate the configuration of new features. The command sequentially performs the following operations: · Synchronize the list of available Debian packages. · Upgrade all installed packages to their newest versions. · Recursively uninstall all obsolete package dependencies. · Clean retrieved archives off the APT cache.
ENVIRONMENT Setting the FLAUSCH environment variable enables useful advanced system sanitization fea‐ tures. See upgrade-system.conf(5) for more details.
FILES /etc/upgrade-system.conf
AUTHORS Copyright © 2004-2012 Martin-Éric Racine <> Copyright © 2004,2012 Christoph Schindler <> Copyright © 2003-2004 Martin Zdrahal <>
LICENSE GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later <>.
SEE ALSO apt(8), upgrade-system.conf(5). 2004-02-16 UPGRADE-SYSTEM(8)
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