How to update Fedora Linux

You have finally downloaded and installed Fedora Linux, but now you might be wondering how to keep your system up to date. Thank God, Fedora gives you a few methods for system updates. Let’s take a look.

How to update Fedora Linux on the desktop

Similar to updating an Ubuntu device, this is the easiest way to get your. to update Fedora PC is with the software app.

Open the Activities menu by pressing the super key or by clicking the Activities button in the top right corner of the home screen.

Enter “software” in the activity search bar. Click the software app icon.

Search for

Click on “Updates” in the software app.

Press the Fedora Software updates section

You can see the updates here. When a new version of the Fedora is available, it will also be displayed here. Click any of the updates listed for details and version numbers, and then click the Download button when you are ready.

Top: If you don’t see any updates, click the Refresh button in the top left corner to make sure you are really up to date.

Press the Fedora Download updates


Downloading and installing updates may take some time, depending on the bandwidth of your Internet connection. So sit back and relax until it’s done.

As soon as this is done, the software center displays a “Restart and Update” button. Click on it.

Click Restart and Update

To Fedora Reboots, you have the latest versions of Fedora Apps installed.

If you are new to Linux you may want to learn some basic terminal commands so that you can familiarize yourself with updating from the terminal as well.

10 basic Linux commands for beginners

How to update Fedora Use the Terminal

If you use the terminal frequently, Fedora also allows you to update apps through a command line interface (CLI), similar to updating Arch Linux.

Enter “terminal” in the activity search bar. Click the Terminal icon to open it.

Open the terminal in Fedora.


Copy and paste the following command into Terminal and hit Enter.

                      sudo dnf upgrade
                    

You will be asked to enter your password. Type it in and hit enter. the dnf upgrade Command downloads and installs all updatable app packages.

Enter    the update command in the Fedora terminal

If updates are available, type “y” and press Enter to start the download. If you haven’t updated yours Fedora Device installation for a long time, it will take a long time to install, so go ahead and get a coffee.

Once the packages are updated, you will see this “Complete!” Message.

Update completed in Fedora terminal

Enter “exit” and press Enter to close the terminal window.

Remember that if you have problems with a kernel update, rolling back the kernel to a previous version is not difficult.

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