Upgrading Fedora using fedup

You can easily upgrade your distribution using fedup: First of all install the fedup package: yum install fedup -y Before starting the distribution upgrade you should be sure to have your system up-2-date: yum update If there are kernel updates etc. in the above update, you should reboot your machine before continuing. Then start the upgrade: fedup-cli –reboot […]

Some useful APT options

apt by default reads files in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/, so you can create a file for each line if you like to or create a new file in there and put them all in: Acquire::Check-Valid-Until "false"; #problems with not up2date mirrors, release file expired? APT::Get::AllowUnauthenticated "true"; #allow installation of unauthenticated files GPG::Check false; #disable all GPG checks […]

Managing update with apt-get and cron-apt on debian-based systems

In this Howto I'd like to show how you can download updates automatically and receive notifications when they're available on your debian-based system. All the debian repositories, apt-get uses are normally listed in the file: /etc/apt/sources.list The current list of updates can be downloaded using: apt-get update The Update is installed simply by executing: apt-get […]