what does the -y mean in linux. this symbol is always used after a command for example dnf -y install httpd.
Everywhere I have looked I cannot find a definite answer. Please help
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If you have such questions, there are a few reflexes you can learn:
dnf --help, for most programs you will get a help section explaining all options. In this case:
-y, --assumeyes automatically answer yes for all questions
man dnf. Many programs provide man(ual) pages explaining how to use the program and its options. Here we also find:
-y, --assumeyes Automatically answer yes for all questions