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How To Use distro-sync Option With DNF in Oracle Linux 8 To Upgrade The Operating System (Doc ID 2569509.1)

Last updated on JUNE 23, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.0 and later
Linux x86-64


To understand the use of the distro-sync option with DNF on Oracle Linux 8.

DNF has a distro-sync option which is used to synchronize installed packages to the latest available versions.

It does the necessary upgrades, downgrades or keeps selected installed packages to match the latest version available from any enabled repository. If no package is given, all installed packages are considered.


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