YUM – What is yum

YUM (Yellowdog Updater Modified) is an open source command-line as well as graphical based package management tool for RPM (RedHat Package Manager) based Linux systems. It allows users and system administrator to easily install, update, remove or search software packages on a systems.

Linux yum
Linux yum

yum can perform operations such as:

  • installing packages
  • deleting packages
  • updating existing installed packages
  • listing available packages
  • listing installed packages

Few Example:

yum -y install firefox

yum -y remove firefox

yum list openssh

yum info firefox

yum check-update

yum update

yum clean all

yum history

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