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Update system without kernel

asked 2018-11-22 16:12:41 -0500

bioshark gravatar image


I am using Fedora 29, and I am currious if it is possible to run dnf upgrade, skipping kernel upgrades?

I would like to do kernel update/upgrade from time to time, lets say every 3-4 weeks.


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You should check to make sure the updates you’re skipping don’t include any security updates before you delay them.

Aeyoun gravatar imageAeyoun ( 2018-11-23 03:43:37 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-11-22 17:13:39 -0500

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Either give

sudo dnf upgrade --exclude=kernel*

or exclude packages inside /etc/dnf/dnf.conf with

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Awesome. Thank you. I'll create an alias for the command. There is no reason to change the conf file.

bioshark gravatar imagebioshark ( 2018-11-22 17:46:15 -0500 )edit

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