LXLE utilizes automatic security updates and installation by default; doing so in the background during idle time.
All other updates are performed by synaptic package manager located in
- Click Reload
- Click Mark All Upgrades
- Click Apply
- Mark Additional (if needed)
To save memory there is no update “checker” daemon running in the background.
To upgrade to a new release of the core components of the operating system the following tutorial works fine.
*Note upgrading to a new release will simply upgrade the core components on older machines I tend to either not upgrade to the new LTS release or if I do to do a backup of my files and complete reinstall.