YUM Commands

YUM Commands

Package manager used by RPM based systems, you can pull some usefull information about installed packages and or install additional tools.

COMMAND DESCRIPTION
yum update Update all RPM packages with YUM, also shows whats out of date.
yum update httpd Update individual packages, in this example HTTPD (Apache).
yum install package Install a package using YUM.
yum --exclude=package kernel* update Exclude a package from being updates with YUM.
yum remove package Remove package with YUM.
yum erase package Remove package with YUM.
yum list package Lists info about yum package.
yum provides httpd What a packages does, e.g Apache HTTPD Server.
yum info httpd Shows package info, architecture, version etc.
yum localinstall blah.rpm Use YUM to install local RPM, settles deps from repo.
yum deplist package Shows deps for a package.
yum list installed | more List all installed packages.
yum grouplist | more Show all YUM groups.
yum groupinstall 'Development Tools' Install YUM group.