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  1. #1

    How to upgrade 'bash' to avoid bash bug?

    Hi all, I was reading that Debian suggests an update and install of the latests bash software. I've had a little bit of difficulty as I'm sort of chicken to do a re-install of something that is probably being used when I do it.

    Any comments on how this is done safely?

  2. #2
    Sorry, right after I entered this, I received a software update, with bash shell in the list!

    Thanks... I will end this in a couple of days, as I'm still curious


  3. #3
    this is a typical use case of what is called "security updates".
    so, a simple update/upgrade/whatever your packet manager uses. should've solved it by now.
    if the update/grade still didn't arrive, you are using the wrong distro.
    i have it already in archlinux, but also debian stable has it already.

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    Thanks, I've broken this before and thought I should check before I did something stupid again...



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