Downloading system updates

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Downloading system updates

Postby leckers » Sun May 19, 2013 7:02 am

I have just installed Mint 14 and have been informed I have a large number of updates available. In the past, after clicking the tray icon I am shown the update screen, clciked OK and the download and updates are installed. However, in this case, absolutely nothing happens. I've tried uisng KGET with the same result - nothing happens - no screen with kget appears and no hard drive activity or sign of downloading. What have I done incorrectly, please? I have a good Internet connection which is accessed OK for email and browsing.

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Re: Downloading system updates

Postby mhauden » Tue May 21, 2013 1:18 pm

There could be a bug in the GUI updater. Open a terminal and try to update from there, reboot, and see if the GUI/tray updater starts working again when the next batch of updates becomes available.

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sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

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