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Robert Ogden

Install software updates from the command line - 0 views

    To install software updates from the command line, you'll use the aptly named 'softwareupdate' command. Here are the most relevant usages of the command for most users: softwareupdate -l will give you a list of all updates available softwareupdate -i [package name] will install the specified package softwareupdate -i -a will install all updates available softwareupdate -i -r will install only the recommended updates softwareupdate --ignore [package name] will ignore specified update softwareupdate --help for more info on the softwareupdate command You'll likely need to use the sudo command to actually install the updates on a Mac, simply place sudo in front of one of the above commands to run it with full permissions as root. For example: sudo softwareupdate -i -r
sofarso Shawn

Mac OS X Internals - 0 views

    >> get rid of those pesky softwareupdates ~ sr/sbin/softwareupdate is a command line utility to perform software updates under Mac OS X.
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