Inside SSH, Part 4
"A few months ago, Apple introduced a command called "sofwareupdate" that performs the exact same job as the Software Update preferences pane. It asks the Apple servers whether a Mac is up-to-date and installs updates if applicable. In order to try it, simply enter "softwareupdate -l" in a Terminal window. This will launch the Software Update engine and list any updates that you may need. If everything goes well, you should see a copyright line followed by "Your software is up-to-date." Otherwise, you'll see a list of the updates."
(Submitted by Noel Thu Aug 12, 2004 )
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