Another advantage of high-level package managers is that they automate the upgrade of the entire system (or at least packages installed from repositories).
Upgrading a system with YUM or DNF
The command to upgrade all packages is
dnf upgrade or
yum upgrade. To force a repository index download, you can add
--refresh. In some cases, you will also want to remove conflicting or outdated packages to complete an upgrade; in that case, you may need
$ sudo dnf upgrade Last metadata expiration check: 1:33:10 ago on Mon 17 Oct 2022 10:06:44 AM IST. Dependencies resolved. ============================================================ Package Arch Version Repo Size ============================================================ Installing: kernel ...