The Fedora template is the default template in Qubes OS. This page is about the standard (or “full”) Fedora template. For the minimal and Xfce versions, please see the Minimal templates and Xfce templates pages.
To install a specific Fedora template that is not currently installed in your system, use the following command in dom0:
$ sudo qubes-dom0-update qubes-template-fedora-XX
XX with the Fedora version number of the template you wish to install.)
To reinstall a Fedora template that is already installed in your system, see How to Reinstall a template.
After installing a fresh Fedora template, we recommend performing the following steps:
If desired, uninstall the old template.
For routine daily updates within a given release, see How to Update.
There are two ways to upgrade your template to a new Fedora release:
Recommended: Install a fresh template to replace the existing one. This option may be simpler for less experienced users. After you install the new template, redo all desired template modifications and switch everything that was set to the old template to the new template. You may want to write down the modifications you make to your templates so that you remember what to redo on each fresh install. To see a log of package manager actions, open a terminal in the old Fedora template and use the
Advanced: Perform an in-place upgrade of an existing Fedora template. This option will preserve any modifications you’ve made to the template, but it may be more complicated for less experienced users.