How to Update Bash on Fedora 20 and Fedora 21

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Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 20 and 21 has reached its end-of-life support.
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  • These instructions are intended specifically for updating Bash on Fedora 20 and Fedora 21.
  • I’ll be working from both a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server and a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

First, Clean-Up Yum

yum clean all

Update Bash

Updating Bash is as simple as running just one command:

yum -y update bash

or… Update All Installed Packages

Optionally, it is possible to update all of the installed packages at once with the following command:

yum -y update

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