Updating your system via the command-line is the fastest way to do it, even though it’s not the easiest for some new users.
First, open the Terminal application and type following two commands (Application Please note that above two commands will fetch files from the Internets or local mirrors.
The location of update pages is specified in /etc/apt/(repositories).
There are many ways to update and upgrade packages in Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) systems.
Two of the most frequently used methods are via the command line and your desktop tools (GUI).
Thanks for the reminder and with this post others will be able to hit on a search hit that says the solution works (at least for me) Did it work for the original poster as well?
If so, it would be nice if they would have confirmed the fix. - on the other (this shows 0 packages to be updated). I swear I did not run dist-upgrade on the second machine.
In this example, it's straightforward ("torcs"), but that's not always the case.
One way of finding the name of the binary is to look at what files the package has installed in "/usr/bin".
As you can see, the two methods accomplish the same goal, but one is quicker and easier than the other.
It happens quite often that we encounter errors while trying to run an update in Ubuntu.
There are several type of errors and in this post we will see how to solve some of the most common errors encountered during update of packages in Ubuntu. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information.