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CB+ Linaro upgrade / update not working ?

Started by specialist383, May 26, 2016, 05:23:38 pm

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May 26, 2016, 05:23:38 pm Last Edit: June 02, 2016, 09:15:34 am by specialist383
I started my CB+ board with the linaro hdmi desktop image. That worked fine from the beginning as a desktop as well as a server. I even managed to access the CB+ desktop remote via X11 SSH.
I am familiar with ubuntu installations, where you have always / every other day upgrades for some of the many packages. In my linaro 14.04 installation in "update" the system downloads all the repositories but never found anything to upgrade, not after after fresh install or any day later. This seems strange, most likely that there is a misalignement between installed packages and referenced repositories.
With apt-get install I can install new packages that work but it never finds upgrades, quite different from other ubuntu machines.  Any idea ?

(modified) Solution: after some investigation I found out that in /etc/apt/sources.lst the default installation references .. trusty... but not trusty-updates or trusty-security. With two more lines in the list my system loaded 384 updates for existing packages. updates 


Good point! Thanks for post this here.

I guess they disabled these other repository thinking in keep the system light even after you update it.


wouldnt it better tu upgrade to xenial?  I did it...
write in the /etc/apt/sourcelist the new repos and make a distrubution update. Worked fine for me. Ok i still running the old rootfs, but everything else is up to date and tuns like hell...


apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-get install update-manager-core

Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and change any references of trusty in those repositories to xenial.