How to Update Fedora Linux

So, you finally downloaded and installed Fedora Linux, but now you’re wondering, how do you keep your system up to date? Thankfully, Fedora offers you a few ways to update your system. Let’s take a look.

How to Update Fedora Linux on Desktop

Like updating an Ubuntu device, the easiest way to update your Fedora PC is to use a software app.

Open the Activities menu by pressing the Super key or by clicking the Activities button in the upper right corner of the Home screen.

Click the Fedora Activities button.

In the activity search bar, start typing “software”. Click on the software app icon.

find. "Software" And open it when the app appears.

In the software app, click “Updates.”

Click the Fedora Software Updates section.

You can review the updates here. If a newer version of Fedora is available, it will also appear here. Click on any of the updates listed to see details and version numbers, then click the “Download” button when you’re ready.

Tip: If you don’t see an update, click the refresh button in the top left corner to make sure you’re really up to date.

Click Fedora Download Updates.

Downloading and installing updates may take time depending on the bandwidth of your internet connection, so sit back and relax until it is complete.

Once completed, the Software Center will display a “Restart and Update” button. Click on it.

Restart and click Update.

After Fedora reboots, you will have all the latest versions of Fedora apps installed.

If you are new to Linux, you may want to learn some basic terminal commands so that you can easily update through the terminal.

Related: 10 Basic Linux Commands for Beginners

How to Update Fedora Using Terminal

If you use a terminal frequently, Fedora also allows you to update apps using the command line interface (CLI), such as updating Arc Linux.

In the activity search bar, start typing “terminal”. Click on the terminal icon to open it.

Open a terminal in Fedora.

Copy and paste the following command into the terminal and press Enter.

sudo dnf upgrade

You will be asked to enter your password. Type it and press enter. Of dnf upgrade The command downloads and installs all upgradeable app packages.

Enter the update command in Fedora Terminal.

If updates are available, type “y” and press Enter to start the download. If you haven’t updated your Fedora device in a long time, the installation will take a long time, so go ahead and get enough.

Once it completes updating the packages, you will receive this “Complete!” Will see Message

Update complete in Fedora Terminal

Type “exit” and press Enter to close the terminal window.

Don’t forget that if Dana’s update presents you with problems, it is not difficult to get Dana back to the previous version.

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