linux package managers

Q. How can I know what packages are available for binary update under Fedora / RHEL / CentOS Linux version 5 server? How do I list all outdated packages? How do I apply update / patches to system?


Q. How do I know what packages are available to be updated on my Debian / Ubuntu Linux system? A. You can use standard command line utility called apt-get or GUI tool called Synaptic Update-Manager. List all packages which could be updated To list outdated package use apt-get command has following two options: => -u […]