To check for updates in Fedora 32, open a terminal window and enter the following commands: $ sudo dnf check-update <enter>$ sudo dnf update <enter> This will look for updated rpm files and ensure that the system is patched. Note that "dnf" works similar to "yum" used earlier on Fedora.
So you installed the OpenWRT firmware on your wireless router! It works like a charm. However, what would you need to do to upgrade the firmware periodically? A secure router is only as good as the last security patch applied. The best feature of OpenWRT over dd-wrt or even Android, is that you do not … Continue reading How to upgrade packages in OpenWRT to apply updates, security patches and more
If you used the instructions at this post to update your Ubuntu Linux packages, basically, apply patches, you get the following message at times: The following packages have been kept back: <list of packages> This basically prevents the packages listed from getting updated. To overcome this issue, there are two ways: 1. Run sudo apt-get … Continue reading The following packages have been kept back: Message in Ubuntu when updating packages
Updating your Ubuntu system for the latest updates or patches manually is a 2 step activity, from the command line. Start up the terminal on your system, then enter the commands in italics as shown below. $ sudo apt-get update <enter> $ sudo apt-get upgrade <enter> If you are not comfortable doing the above at … Continue reading Updating Ubuntu packages, apply Ubuntu patches manually using the command line
Gone are the days when we would download whole packages to update into the Fedora system. Delta RPMs only provide downloads of components that have changed over the main RPM available. This has saved me tremendous amount of time as it only downloads deltas versus whole packages. Great piece of work on Fedora! I do … Continue reading Delta RPMs in Fedora