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Old 01-07-2004, 10:42 AM   #1
chrismc2
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how do yer download updates


Hi Guys,

My up2date has run out is there an easy way to update my system, I'm finding this a steep learning curve, so could yer spell it out to me or make it simple.
Many thanks

chrismc2
 
Old 01-07-2004, 11:21 AM   #2
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What distribution are you using? What do you want to update?
 
Old 01-07-2004, 11:21 AM   #3
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Install APT. This is the same as the Debian package manager, but is for rpm based distros like Fedora and Red Hat.

Install it using the instructions on the site and then install, uninstall and upgrade to your heart's content.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 11:37 AM   #4
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hi,
redhat 9 bugs security fixes, can they be automatically loaded, or opened then loaded.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 11:44 AM   #5
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Security and bug fixes are normally sent to you in an email, they can then be downloaded from RedHat directly. At least, they can until RH stop doing it later this year.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 12:52 PM   #6
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Use apt as XavierP said. It will download and install all the updates needed except for new kernel versions. Its a great program and its what I use on my redhat machines.
 
  


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