fwupdagent - Man Page

Firmware updating agent

Description

Usage

fwupdagent [OPTIONâ.¦]

get-devices

Get all devices and possible releases

get-updates

Gets the list of updates for connected hardware

get-upgrades

Alias to get-updates

security

Gets the host security attributes

Help Options

-h,  --help

Show help options

Application Options

-v,  --verbose

Show extra debugging information

--force

Override warnings and force the action

This tool can be used from other tools and from shell scripts.

Scripting

A variety of client tools are provided by fwupd.  Not all tools are suggested to be scripted.

fwupdmgr is a command line fwupd client intended to be used interactively. The output between versions of fwupd is not guaranteed to be stable. Commands that succesfully execute will return "0". Commands that have no actions but succesfully execute will return "2".

fwupdagent is a command line fwupd client intended to be used by scripts. The output is JSON and guaranteed to be stable. Commands that succesfully execute will return "0".

Info

March 2021 fwupdagent 1.5.7