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Can't update the servers

So I’m trying to update the Ubuntu servers. However, the update isn’t taking. I do sudo apt-get update. Then I close the server and go back in. I still see a message the servers need to be updated. I’ve also tried after sudo apt-get update I do sudo reboot in the command console. I still see the messages that the server needs to be updated.


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Hi there,

In addition to what has already been mentioned, would you mind sharing the complete message that you are getting?

Also, did you already try to run apt upgrade after running apt update?

Best,

Bobby

Hi @b3699d04c0e6-4b4f-afaf-3bd295,

I’ll recommend giving the following tutorial a read:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-upgrade-to-ubuntu-20-04-focal-fossa

Basically, you need to do a :

  1. apt update
  2. apt upgrade
  3. apt dist-upgrade

This should be enough for the upgrade to be done.