Debian Linux Version 6.0.2 Released

Posted on in Categories Debian Linux, Download of the day last updated June 25, 2011

Debian Linux version 6.0.2 has been released. This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments to serious problems. The kernel image used by the installer has been updated to incorporate a number of important and security-related fixes together with support for additional hardware.

How Do I Upgrade To Debian Linux 6.0.2?

Open a command-line terminal (select Applications > Accessories > Terminal), and then type the following commands:
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get upgrade

The command ‘apt-get update’ and ‘apt-get upgrade’ are used tell apt to refresh its package information by querying the configured repositories and then upgrade the whole system.

Please note that if you frequently install updates from security.debian.org, you won’t have to update many packages and most updates from security.debian.org are included in this update. More information is available here.

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