Question

How to update packages and security updates?

When I log into my server I see this

186 packages can be updated.
119 updates are security updates.

How do I see what needs to be updated and then update it?


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apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

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When i try to run this( sudo apt-get dist-upgrade) command shows this error

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run ‘sudo dpkg --configure -a’ to correct the problem.