How to update Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to the latest packages

For every new installation of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS the first thing that we need to do is to update Ubuntu and its packages.

I would also recommend updating your Ubuntu Operating System once every month to update the security of your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

If you are running Ubuntu Server, the only way to do this is via the Terminal.

If you are running Ubuntu Desktop, then you have the option to use the Terminal or the Software Updater application.

Follow the steps below to update your Ubuntu.



Ubuntu update via Terminal

To update Ubuntu via the Terminal, open a terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + t on your keyboard.

Then run the command.

sudo apt update

Enter your password when asked. When you type the password it will not show that you are typing it. That is normal, just type your password and press Enter.

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