At work, I received a VM on VirtualBox. I have no clue about its composition except that it is running Debian 10.
Quickly, because tools like Chrome were complaining, I had to do an
apt-get update +
upgrade to put packages in their recent versions enough.
But because I've still some problems (freezing of Virtualbox or of my VM, I can't decide), I am thinking about doing an
At home, I wouldn't have questioned myself and the command would have been issued immediately. But at work, in front of an unknown VM, I'm wondering if it's wise.
What are the (general) risks I'm facing if I launch an
Would you say, even when you don't know what OS and software settings you have below you, that it's, in general, a good idea to do so?
At the opposite, if I refuse to do any
dist-upgradein this "VM life" what may I face? Am I doomed to encounter some troubles?