Keeping your system up to date mostly involves invoking more than a single package manager. This usually results in big shell one-liners saved in your shell history. Topgrade tries to solve this problem by detecting which tools you use and run their appropriate package managers.
Arch Linux users can use the AUR package.
On NixOS, use the
topgrade package in
Other systems users can either use
cargo install or use the compiled binaries from the release
page. The compiled binaries contain a self-upgrading feature.
Topgrade isn't guaranteed to work on Rust versions older than the latest stable release. If you intend to install Topgrade using Cargo then you should either install Rust using rustup or use a distribution which ships the latest version of Rust, such as Arch Linux.
topgrade. See the wiki for the list of things Topgrade supports
config.example.toml for an example configuration file.
The configuration should be placed in the following paths depending by the operating system:
- macOS -
- Windows -
- Other Unix systems -
You can specify a key called
remote_topgrades in the configuration file. This key should contain a
list of hostnames that have topgrade installed on them. Topgrade will execute Topgrades on these
remote hosts. To limit the execution only to specific hosts use the