MySQL Packages Being Held Back, Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

Getting the following output after trying to update mysql packages?

The following packages have been kept back:
mysql-client-5.5 mysql-server-5.5 mysql-server-core-5.5
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded

Fix it using the following command as root:

apt-get dist-upgrade

Let me know if you have any issues…

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Miguel

I’m a bilingual Network Engineer. I have over 20 Years of Professional experience in Computer Science & Information Technology. I currently own and operate Web Semantics (www.websemantics.com) in Vancouver, Washington. I provide bilingual (English & Spanish) enterprise-level IT support to small and medium-sized businesses across the West Coast.

Soy un ingeniero de redes bilingüe. Tengo más de 20 años de experiencia profesional en ciencias de la computación y tecnología de la información. Actualmente poseo y opero Web Semantics (www.websemantics.com) en Vancouver, Washington. Proporciono soporte de TI bilingüe (inglés y español) a nivel empresarial a pequeñas y medianas empresas en toda la costa oeste.