OMV GUI does not show updates

  • It seems my OMV does not run "apt-get update" anymore. When I go to the update manager it reports there are no updates. After doing "apt-get update" via CLI, suddenly the available updates appear.
    What went wrong?

  • It is a bit confusing.
    apt-get update will read your sources list. So you will see some output in the window, but it will not install any newer versions of software.
    apt-get upgrade will install newer versions of software, if available.


    In the GUI of OMV, when you go to the update management and press check, it will do an apt-get upgrade, but will only show the packages where newer versions are available. They will be installed after you select install.

  • It is a bit confusing.
    apt-get update will read your sources list. So you will see some output in the window, but it will not install any newer versions of software.
    apt-get upgrade will install newer versions of software, if available.


    In the GUI of OMV, when you go to the update management and press check, it will do an apt-get upgrade, but will only show the packages where newer versions are available. They will be installed after you select install.


    You know... I always update via command line (have since the very first time I installed OMV .2).. does the webUI call dist-upgrade as well? Every time I think to check I forget and do a dist-upgrade via command line.

    Air Conditioners are a lot like PC's... They work great until you open Windows.


  • It is a bit confusing.
    apt-get update will read your sources list. So you will see some output in the window, but it will not install any newer versions of software.
    apt-get upgrade will install newer versions of software, if available.


    In the GUI of OMV, when you go to the update management and press check, it will do an apt-get upgrade, but will only show the packages where newer versions are available. They will be installed after you select install.


    I don't think I had to push "check" in the past before (with OMV 2). But that is a good hint. I always thought this is executed automatically when going to the updates section.

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