apt-get update takes no argument

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I am trying this command 

#sudo apt-get update python 

it is showing me this below line:

E: the update command takes no argument.
Jul 30, 2019 in Linux Administration by Chris
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1 answer to this question.

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The command 

sudo apt-get update

is used to update the package list with the latest available package version. To upgrade a particular (python, in this case), use the below command:

sudo apt-get upgrade


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answered Jul 30, 2019 by Vinci

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