Fedora provides you with a complete operating system with a vast
range of capabilities, supported by a large community.
14.1. Updating Your System
The Fedora Project releases updated software packages for Fedora Core throughout
the support period of each version. Updated packages add new
features, improve reliability, resolve bugs, or remove security
vulnerabilities. To ensure the security of your system, carry out
an update when the installation process completes. You should then
update regularly, and as soon as possible after a security
announcement is issued. Refer to
Section 14.2, “Subscribing to Fedora Announcements and News” for information on the
Fedora announcements services.
To update your system with the latest packages, use the
When prompted, enter the
Review the list of updated packages. The package list displays
a double arrow next to any updates that require a system
reboot to take effect.
to begin the update
If one or more updates require a system reboot, the update
process displays a dialog with the option to
. Either select this option to reboot the
system immediately, or
reboot the system at a more convenient time.
To update packages from the command-line, use the
yum utility. Type this command to begin a full
update of your system with
su -c 'yum update'
Refer to http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/ for
more information on