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checkupdates: List pending updates.
$ checkupdates
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The "checkupdates" command is typically used in a Linux distribution that uses the package manager called "pacman," such as Arch Linux or Manjaro.

When you run "checkupdates" in the terminal, it checks for updates available for the installed packages on your system. It queries the package repositories configured in your package manager to determine if any new versions of the packages are available.

This command does not install any updates but displays a list of available updates. It can be useful to run this command regularly to check for any available updates so that you can manually install them using the package manager if desired.

It's worth noting that you may need the appropriate permissions to run this command as it accesses system repositories and may require administrative privileges.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.

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