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apt-get WHAT?

Raspberry PiIf like me you are a reluctant Linux user, dragged in merely because you want to make use of the new Raspberry Pi 2 in your projects (and I bought mine as a hub for my Arduino/ESP8266 projects) – you’ll be slowly coming to grips with meaningful terms like SUDO and APT-GET. But until this morning I still wasn’t that clear on the various ways of updating packages – there’s apt-get followed by update or upgrade or dist-upgrade, all carefully designed to confuse the pants of beginners.

So I was rather pleased when reader Rob dropped me a note with this link – which describes the various options.