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# up2date --help

usage: up2date [OPTIONS] [<packages>]

--configure configure Update Agent options
-d, --download download packages only, even if configuration says to
-i, --install install packages, even if configuration says to
download only
--src Download src packages as well as binary rpms
--nosrc Do not download src packages (overrides config setting
if set)
--dbpath=<dir> Specify a path where an alternate rpm db is found
-f, --force Force package installation, overriding package and file
skip list
--justdb Only add packages to database, do not install to the
-l, --list list packages available for retrieval
--dry-run Do everything but download and install packages (show
dependencies needed, etc)
-?, --usage Briefly describe the options
-k<dir>, --packagedir=<dir>
colon separated path of directories to look in for
--nosig do not use GPG to check package signatures
--nox do not attempt to use X
-p, --packages update packages associated with this System Profile on
Red Hat Network
--hardware up2date hardware profile associated with this System
Profile on Red Hat Network
--register register the system (or reregister it, if need be)
--showall List all packages available for download
--show-available List all packages available that are not currently
--show-orphans List all packages currently installed that are not in
channels the system is subscribed to
--show-groups List all the install components available to install
--solvedeps=<deps> finds, downloads, and installs the packages needed to
solve the list of dependencies
--tmpdir=<temp-dir> where to store temporary files / RPMs
--undo undo the last package set update. This option is
deprecated and no longer functional
-u, --update update system with all relevant packages
--version show program version information
-v, --verbose Show additional output
--show-channels Show the channel names along with the package name
where approriate
--list-rollbacks Show the rpm rollbacks available. This option is
deprecated and no longer functional
Show the packages which solve the comma separated list
of dependencies
Install all available packages within the specified
channel, pulling dependencies from other allowed
channels as needed
--exclude=<pkg> List of packages to exlude from being installed or
--channel=<channel> Specify by channel label which channels are allowed for
--gpg-flags Show the flags that gpg will be invoked with (the
keyring, etc)
--nodownload Do not download packages at all. For testing purposes
--uuid=<uuid> Pass in a uuid that the applet generates
--proxy=<proxyurl> Specify an http proxy to use
--proxyUser=<proxy userid>
Specify a username to use with an authenticated http
--proxyPassword=<proxy password>
Specify a password to use with an authenticated http
--serverUrl=<url> Specify what server url to use
Show the package installation dialog in gui mode
--get Fetch the package specified without resolving
--get-source Fetch the source package for the specified package
without resolving dependencies
--arch=ARCH Force up2date to install this arch of the package. Not
valid with -u, --list, or --dry-run
Upgrade to the channel specified
-h, --help show this help message and exit

*When operating in command line mode, specifying package names as arguments to the program will attempt to retrieve (and possibly install, based on your configuration) those packages. Version, release, and architecture details will be determined by the Update Agent automatically.
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