What’s the difference between using “update-manager -d” and just editing /etc/apt/sources.list followed by running “apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade”?
Martin Owens [ Editor ]
There are scripts that are run which the sources.list manual upgrade
doesn’t take account of. These can include moving certain files out of
the way, enabling or disabling certain drivers and even taking account
of certain known upgrade problems.
do-release-upgrade on the commandline if you don’t want to use the
GUI and look at the plugins and code for the update-manager-core