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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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update

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update [packages]

With no packages specified, update all installed packages. Otherwise, update the specified packages. In either case, yum makes sure that all dependencies are satisfied. If no package matches, the names specified are assumed to be shell globs, and any matches are installed.

With the --obsoletes option, yum includes package obsoletes in its calculations.

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