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when I tried as

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -qq --force-yes
W: --force-yes is deprecated, use one of the options starting with --allow instead.

Then tried the suggested as:

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -qq --allow
E: Command line option --allow is not understood in combination with the other options

So how to use the above commad?

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As stated in the message, you are suggested to use the options starting with --allow.

Have a look in the apt-get̀ man page, you will find options like :

  • --allow-downgrades
  • --allow-remove-essential
  • --allow-unauthenticated

and so on.

when you have a look at the --force-yes option description, you can also find interesting informations :

       --force-yes
           Force yes; this is a dangerous option that will cause apt to continue without prompting if it is doing something potentially harmful. It should not be used
           except in very special situations. Using force-yes can potentially destroy your system! Configuration Item: APT::Get::force-yes. This is deprecated and
           replaced by --allow-unauthenticated , --allow-downgrades , --allow-remove-essential , --allow-change-held-packages in 1.1.

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