Updating fedora core 1

Many years ago, when I first began with Linux, installing applications and keeping a system up to date was not an easy feat.

In fact, if you wanted to tackle either task you were bound for the command line.

So it is always best to understand those systems in order to be able to properly use those system.

Within the confines of this article you will learn how to keep your Linux system up to date.

Follow these steps: Depending upon your desktop, you will either use the GNOME or the KDE front-end for Package Kit.

In order to open up this tool you simply go to the Administration sub-menu of the System menu and select the Software Update entry.  When the tool opens (see Figure 3) you will see the list of updates.

automatically locate and obtain the correct RPM packages from these repositories.

This method frees you from having to manually find and install new applications or updates.

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And through the process of updating a system, you should be able to tell exactly why this is the case. Ubuntu uses two different tools for system update: The Update Manger is a nearly 100% automatic tool.

In fact, some distributions are distinctly different down to the type of file types they use for package management.

As you can see there are number of possible systems (and the above list is not even close to being all-inclusive).

Using the command line tool has one drawback – in order to check to see if you have updates, you have to run it manually.

Let’s take a look at how to update your system with the help of Apt.

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