[fedora-india] Tip of the day: Keeping track of updates
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Feb 28 20:55:18 UTC 2009
Earlier this week, I was asked, how does one keep track of Fedora update
information? Is there a equivalent to RHN errata for RHEL? The answer
is a bit more detailed and depending on what you want, there are
multiple avenues for update information. Note that unlike many other
distributions, Fedora updates are not limited to just security and bug
fixes and often contain new major upstream releases as well.
RSS feeds from
Bodhi, Fedora updates system
Fedora package announce list. We use mailman filters so that you can
choose to filter out which releases you get update information for
More details at
Also, yum has a number of nifty plugins. One of them called
yum-changelog is useful for listing the RPM changelog information before
or after an update for review.
Another plugin that is useful for getting just the security updates.
Refer the following (articles refer to RHEL but this works on Fedora as
Hope that helps.
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