YUM : Yellowdog Updater Modified
- YUM (Yellowdog Updater Modified) is an open source command-line as well as graphical based package management tool
- It was developed and released by Seth Vidal under GPL (General Public License) as an open source
- YUM uses numerous third party repositories to install packages automatically by resolving their dependencies issues.
1.How to install Package using YUM?
#yum install firefox
If you want to install packages automatically without asking any confirmation, use option -y
#yum -y install packagename
2.How to remove package using YUM ?
#yum remove packagename
To disable confirmation prompt just add option -y as shown in below.
#yum -y remove package
3.How to update package using YUM?
#yum update packagename
4.List package using YUM ?
#yum list packagename
List all available package ?
# yum list | less
List all installed package ?
#yum list installed | less
5.Search a package using YUM ?
#yum search packagename
6.Find a file belongs to which package using YUM?? PROVIDES Function ?
#yum provides /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
7.How to check available update ?
8.List available Group packages?
9.How to install GROUP of packages?
#yum groupinstall "groupname"
10.How to remove group of package?
#yum groupremove "group name"
11.How to list enabled REPO ?
# yum repolist
12.How to list all enabled / disabled Repo list?
#yum repolist all
13.How to install a package from specific repository?
# yum --enablerepo=repo_name install packagename
14. How to clean YUM cache?
#yum clean all
15. View YUM history?