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Keeping your system up to date


Manual update

  1. Start Software and click the reload button in upper left corner:

Software center update 1

  1. Wait for the upgrades to download:

Software center update 2

  1. Click the Restart & Install button to install the updates:

Software center update 3

See Also

You can also update via command line, if you care for more control and details.

Automatic updates

You can setup automatic check for updates using GNOME extensions.

  1. Start Software and click Add-Ons, GNOME shell extensions list will open:

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  1. Press CTRL+F to open show search bar, and enter "apt update":

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  1. Open Apt Update Indicator, then click the Install button:

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  1. When installed, click the Run button to open the extension's settings:

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  1. Click the Notifications gear and turn it on:

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  1. Then go to the Advanced Settings tab and select your upgrade method—if you select Launch gnome-software, Software Center will be used to execute actual upgrade. You can also go for Custom:

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  1. ...and enter the apt upgradecommand:

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  1. When there are updates available:

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  1. ...you can simply click Apply updates:

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  1. ...and your preferred way of upgrading will show up (step 6). If you have selected custom method, then a Terminal will open, you will need to enter your password and hit ENTER:

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