yum upgrade

Frank Murphy frankly3d at gmail.com
Thu Mar 28 08:37:27 UTC 2013

On Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:09:24 -0700
Richard Vickery <richard.vickeryrv at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry for the double-posting:
> I've been to the fedora-upgrade (wiki) sites and got confused. Can
> someone give me a shortened, simplistic version for stupid people
> (ie: myself) of how to use the yum-upgrade command?
> Sincerely,
> Richard

It's the same as yum update but:
man yum
 Is the same as the update command with the --obsoletes
flag set. See update for more details."

iirc it check for packages that have been replaced by
another package in the fedora repos
example oldsweetjam.rpm replaced by  healthyoptionjam.rpm


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