Confusion about qubes-dom0-update

Hello I wanted to update my system and here How to update | Qubes OS it was told not to use qubes-dom0-update but here Update troubleshooting | Qubes OS it tells me to use qubes-dom0-update since via the gui tool its stuck for me. I am unsure what to use I wanted to use the salt system but I would like a confirmation thank you.

Running salt command:

sudo qubesctl --show-output state.sls update.qubes-dom0

Won’t show you any additional output compared to GUI Update tool.
If you want to know what’s going on with update you’ll have to run:

sudo qubes-dom0-update

But chances are there that are a lot of updates and you’re updating over slow network connection (e.g. over Tor) and dom0 update could take a lot of time.
GUI Update tool won’t show you update progress and it’ll only show you log after update is finished.

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Does this mean I can also run dnf update/apt update within a template along with salt updates regularly?

Yes, but I’d recommend running the Salt version first.