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Posted by sibu on May 24, 2009

Yum Commands

YUM packages updater (Fedora, RedHat and like)

yum install package_name download and install a rpm package
yum localinstall package_name.rpm That will install an RPM, and try to resolve all the dependencies for you using your repositories.
yum update update all rpm packages installed on the system
yum update package_name upgrade a rpm package
yum remove package_name remove a rpm package
yum list list all packages installed on the system
yum search package_name find a package on rpm repository
yum clean packages clean up rpm cache erasing downloaded packages
yum clean headers remove all files headers that the system uses to resolve dependency
yum clean all remove from the cache packages and headers files

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