[Novalug] Ubuntu force patch/update answered
macoafi at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 10:58:03 EDT 2008
On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 10:49 AM, Megan Larko <larkoc at iges.org> wrote:
> I answered my own question.
> I ran "sudo apt-get upgrade". The non-GUI tool asked about files
> /etc/issue and /etc/issue.net which I have altered here to have the
> usual and customary sentence about not tampering with a government
> supported resource (a modification of the required banner from my days
> working at NASA Goddard).
> Configuration file `/etc/issue'
> ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation.
> ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version.
> What would you like to do about it ? Your options are:
> Y or I : install the package maintainer's version
> N or O : keep your currently-installed version
> D : show the differences between the versions
> Z : background this process to examine the situation
> The default action is to keep your current version.
> *** issue (Y/I/N/O/D/Z) [default=N] ? y
> Installing new version of config file /etc/issue ...
> As soon as I said "Y" to allow the /etc/issue and /etc/issue.net files
> to be re-written with the maintainer's version my upgrade ran and now my
> GUI Services section can now populate and run.
> Man that was easy! I wonder why the GUI tool Adept had such a hard time
> with it?
Can Adept not prompt about those things? Update Manager for GNOME
handles it fine.
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