Installing package with YUM

Applies to :

  • Linux Dedicated server or VPS

Requirements

To perform this task, you need to have :

  • Knowledge in accessing the server via SSH
  • IP address or server hostname
  • Your server SSH username and password

Overview

YUM is a a package management application for CentOS operating server. A package is usually a software application, but the term can also encompass other items such as documentation, source code, and extra levels for games .

Instructions

There are many options on YUM, here are few examples of it :

  1. Install new package with YUM



  2. List all installed packages with YUM



    Check whether httpd package installed on the server



  3. Check for updates of a package



    Check whether there is an updated for httpd



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