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Updating Fedora Core

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by Whil Hentzen
Length: 30 pgs
Formats Available: PDF
Press date: 2004/3/3
Source code: N/A

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Unless you’re installing a brand-new version of a piece of software, there are bound to be updates available for it, and Fedora Core is no exception. Updating your system with the latest patches, bug fixes, and security updates will keep your system running as smoothly and problem-free as possible. Because Fedora Core is Linux, there’s not just one way to update your system. In this chapter, I’ll explain how the Fedora Core basic update process works and how to use the various mechanisms available to you.

Table of Contents

1. Preface
1.1. Copyright
1.2. Revisions
1.2.1. History
1.2.2. New version
1.2.3. Feedback and corrections
1.3. References and acknowledgments
1.4. Disclaimer
1.5. Prerequisites

2. Introduction

3. The big picture
3.1 Dependencies
3.2 RPMs
3.3 Red Hat Network
3.4 up2date
3.5 yum
3.6 APT
3.7 Summary

4. The details - step by step
4.1 Are there updates available?
4.2 Configuration
4.3 Point up2date to a local mirror
4.4 Launch up2date

5. Conclusion

6. Where to go for more information

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