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FLATPAK HISTORY(1) flatpak history FLATPAK HISTORY(1)

flatpak-history - Show history

flatpak history [OPTION...]

Shows changes to the flatpak installations on the system. This includes installs, updates and removals of applications and runtimes.

By default, both per-user and system-wide installations are shown. Use the --user, --installation or --system options to change this.

The information for the history command is taken from the systemd journal, and can also be accessed using e.g. the journalctl command.

The following options are understood:

-h, --help

Show help options and exit.

--user

Show changes to the user installation.

--system

Show changes to the default system-wide installation.

--installation=NAME

Show changes to the installation specified by NAME among those defined in /etc/flatpak/installations.d/. Using --installation=default is equivalent to using --system.

--since=TIME

Only show changes that are newer than the time specified by TIME.

TIME can be either an absolute time in a format like YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS, or a relative time like "2h", "7days", "4days 2hours".

--until=TIME

Only show changes that are older than the time specified by TIME.

--reverse

Show newest entries first.

-v, --verbose

Print debug information during command processing.

--ostree-verbose

Print OSTree debug information during command processing.

--columns=FIELD,...

Specify what information to show about each ref. You can list multiple fields, or use this option multiple times.

Append :s[tart], :m[iddle], :e[nd] or :f[ull] to column names to change ellipsization.

The following fields are understood by the --columns option:

time

Show when the change happened

change

Show the kind of change

ref

Show the ref

application

Show the application/runtime ID

arch

Show the architecture

branch

Show the branch

installation

Show the affected installation.

This will be either the ID of a Flatpak installation, or the path to a temporary OSTree repository.

remote

Show the remote that is used.

This will be either the name of a configured remote, or the path to a temporary OSTree repository.

old-commit

Show the previous commit. For pulls, this is the previous HEAD of the branch. For deploys, it is the previously active commit

commit

Show the current commit. For pulls, this is the HEAD of the branch. For deploys, it is the active commit

url

Show the remote url

user

Show the user doing the change.

If this is the system helper operating as root, also show which user triggered the change.

tool

Show the tool that was used.

If this is the system helper, also show which tool was used to triggered the change.

all

Show all columns

help

Show the list of available columns

Note that field names can be abbreviated to a unique prefix.

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