Update Vs Garuda-update

So this might be a dumb question but I haven't used Garuda in a while and saw that there was a new command called Garuda-update. I can't find any information on how this differs to the update command so if someone could clarify that would be great thanks

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is the app/package name and work in terminal same way like the "shorten/alias"


garuda-update <=> update


Oh I see. So update is still the alias that should be run in terminal but the package that is run in the background is called garuda-update ? Thanks!

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 ╭─[email protected] in ~ 
 ╰─λ ls -l /usr/bin/{garuda-,}update
.rwxr-xr-x 4,8k root 21 Jan 11:46  /usr/bin/garuda-update
lrwxrwxrwx   22 root 21 Jan 11:46  /usr/bin/update -> /usr/bin/garuda-update

They're the same thing :stuck_out_tongue:

You can run either garuda-update or update. I prefer update cause it's shorter, but when showing people how to use a command, garuda-update may be less confusing to them.


Makes sense. Thanks a lot I appreciate it, probably just me being dumb haha. Good to know it's the same thing though

Don't make it so complicated :grin:

Correct, someone asks if update work in Manjaro too, so
garuda-update make it more clear :slight_smile: and I use update as "alias".


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