Reply to post: Re: Its the updates

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drankinatty

Re: Its the updates

That's just plain NUTS. Modern package mangers make updating Linux dead-bang-simple. Whether is pacman for Archlinux, zypper for openSUSE, apt for the Debian/Ubuntu world. Nothing could be simpler. With a simple 'alias' you can reduce it to a simple 2 to 4-key single-word task. For example "pmsu" for `sudo pacman -Syu` or "zu" for `sudo zypper up` or "agud" for `sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade`. Even without the aliases the commands are less than 20-characters. Best of all, you get to choose "when" and "if" you run the update...

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