Software / dnf update do not agree to each other

After logon to Gnome desktop, notifiction said there are updates to be installed.

(It is after I have done a “sudo dnf update” and reboot)

Once Software is opened, I got a “1” next to Installed and another “1” next to Updates.

Checked Installed tab, majority of items are having “Remove” buttons only. (Some items have no buttons at all.)

Checked the Update tab, one row listed as “Fedora Platform 33” “Shared libraries” “606.0MB”.

On clicking, it has a windows title of “runtime/org.fedoraproject.Platform/x86_64/f33 33” and “No update description available.”

While checking “sudo dnf update” again, dnf reports “nothing to do.”

Q1. Why “1” is shown next to Installed?
Q2. How to confirm what is about to be updated regarding “Shared libraries”

Those are updates to packages installed on flatpak, which are not updated using dnf update. In order to update those, you need to run flatpak update (or use Gnome Software)

(Shared library is probably just the Gnome Software name for flatpak runtime “runtime/org.fedoraproject.Platform/x86_64/”)

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Thank you very much. It is indeed flatpak update.

$ flatpak update
Looking for updates…

    ID                                  Branch          Op         Remote         Download
  1. org.fedoraproject.Platform          f33             u          fedora         < 606.0 MB
    

Proceed with these changes to the system installation? [Y/n]:

After the flatpak update is done, the “1” next to Updates are gone now. But the “1” next to Installed in Software still there.