How do I obtain a dnf summary of patch information on redhat?

  • Also see: the man page for dnf

    Good to get familiar with RHEL8 dnf, although dnf is not new, it is now the preferred way .

    # sudo dnf updateinfo
    Last metadata expiration check: 0:22:36 ago on Mon 02 Mar 2020 02:27:34 PM UTC.
    Updates Information Summary: available
         38 Security notice(s)
             16 Important Security notice(s)
             16 Moderate Security notice(s)
              6 Low Security notice(s)
        110 Bugfix notice(s)
         17 Enhancement notice(s)
    Security: kernel-core-4.18.0-147.5.1.el8_1.x86_64 is an installed security update
    Security: kernel-core-4.18.0-80.4.2.el8_0.x86_64 is the currently running version
    # file /bin/yum
    /bin/yum: symbolic link to dnf-3

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