Linux Distrobutions?

Kevin Spicer kevins at BMRB.CO.UK
Wed Nov 5 20:35:03 GMT 2003

On Wed, 2003-11-05 at 20:30, Denis Beauchemin wrote:

>One thing I like a lot with RHN (Red Hat Network) is the possibility to
>PUSH updates to many systems in one fell swoop.  That way I can review
>the updates before installing anything.

>Can this be achieved with other distros?

Yes, see my earlier post about urpmi on mandrake (and mirroring the ftp
directory with fmirror).

One other thing I like about urpmi is you can set it up so that you can
install updates remotely to other machines in parallel over ssh (just
need to install a public key on the remote machine.  IIRC the command

urpmi --parallel alias-for-remote-machine

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