[CentOS] yum list updates error (Manish Kathuria)

Manish Kathuria mkathuria at tuxtechnologies.co.in
Mon Oct 18 11:38:59 EDT 2010


On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Ritika Garg <ritikagarg25 at gmail.com> wrote:
> There was no proxy in the file /etc/yum.conf. I specified the proxy setting
> and now "yum list updates" is working. A part of the output was:
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
> Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>  * base: centos.01link.hk
>  * updates: centos.01link.hk
>  * addons: centos.01link.hk
>  * extras: centos.01link.hk
> Updated Packages
> ImageMagick.i386                     6.2.8.0-4.el5_5.2
> updates
> ImageMagick.x86_64                   6.2.8.0-4.el5_5.2
> updates
> NetworkManager.i386                  1:0.7.0-10.el5_5.1         updates
>
> Its written Updated Packages. Does this mean it has already updated? I
> thought that this command displays packages that need to be updated.
>

Updated Packages here means the list of the packages installed on your
system having updated versions available in the configured
repositories. The tabular listing would have the name of the package,
the latest version available in the repository and the name of that
repository.

--
Manish


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