How to Update Bash on Debian and Ubuntu

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for updating Bash on Debian and Ubuntu.
  • I’ll be working from both a Liquid Web Core Managed Ubuntu 14.04 server and a Liquid Web Self Managed Debian 7.4 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
Clean-Up Apt-get
apt-get autoclean
Update Bash
Updating Bash is as simple as running just one command: apt-get install --only-upgrade bash
or… Upgrade All Installed Packages
Optionally, it is possible to Upgrade all of the installed packages at once with the following command: apt-get upgrade
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