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asked 2015-06-29 05:34:42 -0500

Running Fedora 22 Workstation on a p4

If I run sudo dnf update ...
Last metadata expiration check performed 0:07:40 ago on Mon Jun 29 17:21:12 2015. Dependencies resolved. Nothing to do. Complete!

Yet if I pop up Software it tells me there are bunches of patches that need to be updated. To update on Software it tells me I have to shut down and restart my computer which is not convenient.

How can I update my computer using the terminal? Is this another dnf snaffu?

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Maybe Software is not up to date. Click on the "reload" symbol and see if Software still wants to update. And btw: There is a reason why Software wants to upgrade these packages during start-up: It's safer.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2015-06-29 10:12:17 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-06-29 11:06:13 -0500

NuuN gravatar image

No. This is not a snafu. Live patching is something you have to configure. Rebooting allows patched system binaries to be executed properly. There is an informative plugin for dnf: tracer. To install, try dnf install 'dnf-command(tracer)'.

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answered 2015-06-30 00:56:35 -0500

Lêínfeva gravatar image

Hello, first run dnf clean all

Now check the updates availables running dnf check-update

if dnf return some package update dnf update

I hope that can be useful for you.


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answered 2015-06-30 03:24:22 -0500

Ya, the dnf clean all forces a reload of the metadata. All good when do the dnf clean

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