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ScreeminChikin 01-17-2003 05:38 PM

Command line update utility ro Red Hat?
Is there any type of utility that I can run from the command line that will go out and get any patches/security that the system needs and automatically install them? Similar to windows update? I know on my RH8.0 laptop there is the little check box in the corner that does pretty much this but can I access this feature on a server without a GUI enviroment? This would be for a RH7.3 machine.

deadbug 01-17-2003 06:15 PM

In Red Hat 8.0 the command would be up2date--I don't know if 7.3 has that. If you don't find it, try the Red Hat Website and see if it is something you can download.

nxny 01-17-2003 06:34 PM

7.3 has up2date.

Try up2date --nox --update

BrokenLinux 01-17-2003 08:04 PM

Im running 8.0 and ran up2date this morning...ran perfect...and excellent update utility :D

kernel() 01-17-2003 09:06 PM

1. rhn_register
2. up2date

works for me

if you dont run step one then i assume you have to apply the patches manually.

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