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After installing some packages, i.e. sudo aptitude install pkg ... , there was a line of message at the end of the output:

    Current status: 0 updates [-66].

What does it mean?

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It means that there are now no updates, which is 66 fewer than there were last time you looked. In other words, you've most probably just updated 66 packages.

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