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I also had a problem with a hanging update. The reason was the power source. I had a 400mA power source that was to low for the RaspberrPi. I've changed to 1000mA and it was running nicely. Perhaps you can check that?
EDIT: never mind I just noticed you want 2.0 not 1.9, sorry, there's no package for that yet :(
Updating the system is an I/O-intensive operation. The OS does not immediately write data to the SD card, instead it will buffer it in the RAM. At some point, it will try to write these buffers to the SD card. Since the SD card is not fast enough the OS will look unresponsive when flushing buffers. Another possibility is that your system is running out of ...
Are you getting something that looks like this? ldconfig: /usr/lib/icelib/libicecore.so.1.0 is not an ELF file - it has the wrong magic bytes at the start. I've been dealing with it for about 1 hour.
These two commands are actually different. In short, rpi-update updates your device's firmware, while apt-get update/upgrade updates your device's operating system.
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