OS : Fedora 33 Workstation
I have 3 questions regarding updating my Fedora OS. By ‘updating’, I mean updating all the packages in the OS and not a release upgrade , for eg: from Fedora 32 to Fedora 33.
Question 1. How often do you update the packages in your OS ?
Question 2. UPDATE or UPGRADE
dnf upgrade command by which the obsolete packages are removed.
dnf update command on the other hand will only do the update and won’t remove the obselete packages.
But, is it safe to run “dnf upgrade” command ? Another reason I run “dnf upgrade” is that it will save space by removing obselete packages.
Question 3. A silly question about long kernel entries in the GRUB screen
Personally, I like to update all the packages once every 2 weeks.
dnf upgrade run will upgrade to a new kernel and a new line will be listed in the GRUB screen shown during boot up.
Example screenshot below.
I am worried that my boot up screen will become large if do frequent updates. Is that the case ?
What if I want to see only the last 3 or 5 kernel entries and remove all the remaining kernel entries during the boot up screen ? BTW I need to retain my Windows boot loader entry as I want to use the dual boot configuration.