Commit 0c1e4486 authored by David Boddie's avatar David Boddie

Fix errors, add more useful information

parent fbd7752d
......@@ -38,16 +38,21 @@ To see the list of flatpaks that are installed on your system, enter the followi
This should cause a summary to be shown of the packages that the system knows about, as in the following snippet::
Description Application Version Branch Arch Origin Installation
Play Sounds com.example.play_sounds master aarch64 play_sounds-origin user
Read Buttons com.example.read_buttons master aarch64 read_buttons-origin user
Simple Weather com.example.simple_weather master aarch64 simple_weather-origin user
GNOME Application Platform version 3.32 - Shared libraries used by GNOME a… org.gnome.Platform 3.32 aarch64 flathub user
GNOME Software Development Kit version 3.32 - Tools and headers for develo… org.gnome.Sdk 3.32 aarch64 flathub user
The ``Application`` column contains the identifiers that are used to refer to applications when using the command line ``flatpak`` tool.
Updating Packages
Packages can be updated to the latest version either individually or as a complete upgrade of all flatpaks.
To update a single flatpak, such as the :ref:`examples_Simple_Weather` example, enter the following:
To update a single flatpak, such as the :ref:`examples_Simple_Weather` example, enter the following, using the ``Application`` identifier given in the list of installed packages:
.. code:: bash
......@@ -59,11 +64,15 @@ To update all flatpaks, enter the following:
purism@pureos:~$ flatpak update
This should result in a series of transactions with remote servers that produce output like the following::
This should result in output beginning with text like the following::
Looking for updates…
If there are updates available, you will be asked if you want to proceed with their installation. Otherwise, this message will be shown::
Nothing to do.
.. note:: The exact host names of the servers will change when the system software is finalized.
This indicates that the installed software is up-to-date.
Searching for Software
......@@ -101,7 +110,7 @@ When a piece of software is no longer needed, its package can be uninstalled as
purism@pureos:~$ flatpak uninstall
Uninstalling applications you no longer need will reduce the amount of data you need to download when updates for those applications become available.
Adding and Removing Repositories
......@@ -127,3 +136,5 @@ Remove a remote with the corresponding command:
flatpak remote-delete gnome-nightly
It can be useful to remove repositories that provide old versions or duplicates of software. This will make searching for packages quicker.
.. include:: /links.txt
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