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In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for and Open, Matt also once served as a co-host for a popular Linux-centric podcast.Matt has written about various software titles, such as Moodle, Joomla, Word Press, open CRX, Alfresco, Liferay and more.

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To mount the CD image and extract the contents: 07/16/2010 - Added instructions for Ubuntu Server. 12/23/2010 - Added explanations about Xserver and the light version of Fusion.To install VMware Tools, you must mount the VMware Tools CD image, extract the contents (VMware Tools), and then run the installer.Note: If VMware Tools is already installed, use these steps to uninstall and then reinstall VMware Tools.Ubuntu 16.04 is a Long-Term Support (LTS) release that will be supported by Canonical until April 2021.This guide explains how to upgrade your Linode from Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) to Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus).All you need to do is run this one single command on your server: If you are logged in as root you can skip the sudo, of course.

Once you run the command you’ll be presented with a very pink screen that might prompt you to say Ok.

Done Building dependency tree Reading state information...

Done $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists...

Aptitude is not installed by default in latest ubuntu servers so the answer should focused in how to solve it using apt-get not aptitude (which is the tool proposed in the other post and have to be installed previously in order to solve this issue)…

-A number of people asked for it to be closed as duplicate, I have no particular opinion on the question.

PS: Remember to dist-upgrade dist-upgrade in addition to performing the function of upgrade, also intelligently handles changing dependencies with new versions of packages; apt-get has a "smart" conflict resolution system, and it will attempt to upgrade the most important packages at the expense of less important ones if necessary. The /etc/apt/file contains a list of locations from which to retrieve desired package files.