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 ===== Manual system upgrade ===== ===== Manual system upgrade =====
  
-The manual system upgrade can be done in any terminal emulator, depends on your desktop environment, such as:+The manual system upgrade can be done in any terminal emulator, including:
  
-   * Lxterminal (LXDE, Openbox, JWM) +   * **Lxterminal** (LXDE, Openbox, JWM) 
-   * MATE Terminal (MATE) +   * **MATE** Terminal (MATE) 
-   * Konsole (KDE) +   * **Konsole** (KDE) 
-   * QTerminal (LXQt) +   * **QTerminal** (LXQt) 
-   * Xfce4 Terminal (Xfce) +   * **Xfce4 Terminal** (Xfce) 
-   * Terminology (Enlightenment) +   * **Terminology** (Enlightenment) 
-   * Gnome Terminal, Xterm, Terminator, Tilda, etc., etc.+   * **Gnome Terminal****Xterm****Terminator****Tilda**, etc., etc.
  
-or in a system's terminal, which is available via the keys: 'Alt' + 'Ctr' + 'F1 - F6' (F7 return to X).+or in a system's terminal, which is available via the keys: 'Alt' + 'Ctrl' + 'F1 - F6' (F7 return to X).
  
 All the operations have to be done as system's administrator (root). All the operations have to be done as system's administrator (root).
  
-Save upgrade - it will upgrade all already installed packages without installing new dependencies:+**Safe Upgrade** - it will upgrade all already installed packages without installing new dependencies:
  
    sudo apt-get update    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade    sudo apt-get upgrade
  
-Full system upgrade - it will upgrade all packages, with installing additional new packages required by the upgrade process. **This option is recommended for SparkyLinux**, because it is based on Debian testing.+**Full System Upgrade** - it will upgrade all packages, with installing additional new packages required by the upgrade process. **This option is recommended for SparkyLinux**, because it is based on Debian testing.
  
    sudo apt-get update    sudo apt-get update
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 Make sure that new packages show up in Debian testing daily, so make the system upgrade as often as possible (ones per day is perfect, but it's your choice). Make sure that new packages show up in Debian testing daily, so make the system upgrade as often as possible (ones per day is perfect, but it's your choice).
  
 +If you **DO NOT** want to upgrade a selected package, do:
 +
 +   echo package-name hold|dpkg --set-selections
 +
 +Unblock held package so it will be upgradeable after:
 +
 +   echo package-name install|dpkg --set-selections
 +
 +----
 +
 +<WRAP center box 75%>
 +|[[repository|<--- Sparky repository]]  |  [[install_package|Install new packages --->]]|
 +</WRAP>
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