The following preferences can be changed on the Install/Update page:




Browsing for updates

This option allows you to configure what software versions are shown when browsing in the Available Software tab of the Software Updates dialog. You can select to show only the latest version, or all versions.

Show latest

When software selected for an install wizard may not be compatible

You may attempt to install new software that is not compatible with the software you already have installed. This preference allows you to configure how this situation is handled. You can elect to open a wizard to edit your software selections, or you can just have the problem reported and not open the wizard. By default you will be prompted about what you want to do in this situation.

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Here is what the Install/Update preference page looks like:  

Install/Update Preference Page

Related tasks
Updating with the Software Updates dialog
Installing new software with the Software Updates dialog

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