System Software Updates

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We provide regular package updates on all repositories. You can install those update using the GUI, or you can directly run the CLI command apt-get:

apt-get update
apt-get dist-upgrade
Note The apt package management system is extremely flexible and provides countless of feature - see man apt-get or [Hertzog13] for additional information.

You should do such updates at regular intervals, or when we release versions with security related fixes. Major system upgrades are announced at the Proxmox VE Community Forum. Those announcement also contain detailed upgrade instructions.

Tip We recommend to run regular upgrades, because it is important to get the latest security updates.