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I have run this command on my ubuntu linux system, now how do I install these updates:

\usr\bin\apt-get -y update

It downloaded the package updates, however how do I proceed to install them now?

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No, it didn't. It downloaded updated lists of packages. What you need is

sudo apt-get upgrade 

This will download new versions of packages and install them.

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