I think I understand... * Scratches head and gives the puzzled look*
So basically your saying I just about never have to do the " MARK ALL UPGRADES" then " APPLY"?
Right now in my VM ( VirtualBox) says all upgrades are waiting:
2 things of Cario
lx panel ( LXDE)
and XFCE updates
( like xfce power mgr and lxde this and that)
and lots more...