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yum is an acronym for Yellowdog Updater Modified. yum command is an interactive, rpm based, package manager for Redhat, Fedora, CentOS and other Linux distributions. yum is similar to other high level package managers like apt-get and smart.
The yum command is used for:
- To automatically perform system updates, including dependency analysis and obsolete processing based on "repository" metadata.
- To perform installation of new packages.
- To removal of old packages.
- To perform queries on the installed and/or available packages.
yum and shell scripting
#!/bin/bash YUM=/usr/bin/yum $YUM -y -R 120 -d 0 -e 0 update yum $YUM -y -R 10 -e 0 -d 0 update
- yum command
- yum command tutorial - Expalins how to update / install packages under Redhat Enterprise / CentOS Linux Version 5.x / 6.x.
- CentOS / RHEL configure yum command for automatic update retrieval and installation