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Ubuntu updates not consistent between systems

On 11/10/2009 09:00 PM, edwardp-KK0ffGbhmjU at wrote:
> I have Ubuntu 9.10 (actually, Xubuntu) installed on two systems, a=20
> desktop and a laptop.
> The updater (on the laptop) indicated there were 26 updates last night =

> and another 11 this evening.  The updater then proceeded to download an=
> install the updates.  A few of them were CUPS-related.
> On the desktop, before I manually ran it a few hours ago, it indicated =

> it was last updated three days ago and there were no new updates, yet=20
> the settings show it is to check on a daily basis.
> I have the same software installed on both systems.  Why would one=20
> indicate updates are available, while the other does not indicate the s=
> _
Check your software sources panels. Updates are based on what you have
installed, and you may have different drivers installed, but that really
does not explain why you had a difference in CUPS. You can also check
what versions of things you have to see if there is a version difference.=

Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at>
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