Yum Commands - A quick jist

  1. To make a search of some package or term in the data base in some of the formed deposits yum in the system:

  2. Syntax: yum search any-package

    Example: yum search httpd
    To consult the information contained in a package in individual:

    yum info any-package
    Example: yum info httpd

    Uninstalling packages. Desinstalación of packages along with everything what it depends on these:
    yum remove any-package
    Example: yum remove gkrellm
    The following thing will list all the packages available in the data base yum and that can settle:
    available yum list|less
    The following thing will list all the packages installed in the system:
    yum list installed|less
    The following thing will list all the packages installed in the system and that can (they must) be updated:
    yum list updates|less
    Cleaning of the system.

    Yum leaves as result of its use heads and packages RPM stored in the interior of the directory located in the route /var/cache/yum/. Particularly the packages RPM that have settled can occupy much space and is by such reason agrees to eliminate them once no longer they have utility. Also it agrees to do the same with the old heads of packages that no longer are in the data base. In order to make the
    corresponding cleaning, the following thing can be executed:


    yum clean all
    Group install:
    yum groupinstall "groupname"

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