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Fix Package Versioning Issues on Linux

On Red Hat, `dnf` helps you install packages and then continues to aid in the management of these packages after their install. One of the key features of `dnf` (and `yum` before it) is that it tracks not just the package itself, but also how the package relates to its dependencies — and the things that depend on this. `dnf versionlock` gives you even greater control of the package/dependency relationship, letting you lock packages to specific versions, preventing updates. In this lab, you’ll explore how versionlocking works in relation to your `ruby` package. _This lab is not approved or sponsored by Red Hat._

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 15m
Clock icon Aug 19, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Reproduce the Issue

    Attempt to update ruby, or install ruby 2.5.9 directly.

  2. Challenge

    Review versionlock

    Use the dnf versionlock command to discover and resolve any locked versions of ruby.

  3. Challenge

    Attempt to Update ruby

    Install ruby 2.5.9.

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