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why difference??dnf upgrade and softwere updrade different??(see screenshot)#noob)

asked 2018-04-10 01:20:27 -0500

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is this normal or do i need something and how waill i know i get some update if its not showing in softwere centre

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ozeszty gravatar imageozeszty ( 2018-04-10 03:17:52 -0500 )edit

I don't use Software Center, I can only guess repos metadata aren't synchronized. dnf --refresh will get updated metadata from all configured repos, you should check Software Centre configuration to see/change how fast metadata are periodically retrieved.

fcomida gravatar imagefcomida ( 2018-04-10 03:35:15 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-04-14 01:58:30 -0500

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This is unfortunate but normal in my experience. My impression is that while dnf and gnome-software both manage the same packages and use the same repositories, they do their tracking of content available in the repositories separately. This means that one of them might show available updates that the other one will start showing only a bit later.

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I'm under the impression that GNOME Software uses PackageKit as its backend, dnf uses the yum database. Annoying isn't it :)

topyli gravatar imagetopyli ( 2018-04-14 08:33:24 -0500 )edit

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