To get the best performance out of your system, it is mandatory that you always keep it up to date. There are different of updating your operating system.
Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into the different methods of updating a Linux Mint 20.3 system.
Different ways of Updating Linux Mint 20.3:
- Updating Linux Mint 20.3 via Terminal.
- Updating Linux Mint 20.3 via GUI.
1. Updating Linux Mint 20.3 via Terminal
To update Linux Mint 20.3 using the system's terminal, you can run either of the following two commands:
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt-get update
The difference between these two commands is that the former one just updates the existing packages whereas the latter one also removes the unnecessary or irrelevant packages from your system hence freeing up the extra space occupied by those packages.
Finally, when the execution of these commands will complete, your Linux Mint 20.3 system will have been updated successfully.
2. Updating Linux Mint 20.3 via GUI
To update your Linux Mint 20.3 system through its GUI, you will have to open its Update Manager.
From your Update Manager window, you can install all the desired updates for updating your system by clicking on the Install Updates button. Moreover, you can also press the Refresh button so that all the available updates can easily be displayed within your Update Manager.
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