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Yum Repository Configuration For RedHat, CentOS and Fedora

yum is a tools used to management rpm packages in distributions like RedHat, CentOS, Fedora etc. Most know feature of yum is using repositories in order to manage packages download and resolve dependencies. In this tutorial we will examine the yum repository configuration. List Yum Repository Configurations yum repositories are stored as files with related configuration. This configuration files are stored in /etc/yum.repos.d/ . We can list currently created repositories with ls command like below.

Repository...

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Linux “Apt-Get Command Not Found” Error Solution

Linux distributions are using package managers in order to install, update and remove applications. In the old days there are very less package managers those are not so good. In to day they are very talented. apt-get command not found is command error type which is shown while installing, updating and removing applications. In this tutorial we will look some error cases and solutions. Error As an example when try...

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How To Apt-Get Update, Upgrade, Dist-Upgrade, Full-Upgrade and Their Similarities and Diffirencies

deb based distributions provides apt or apt-get to manage packages interactively and from network repositories. While updating packages update, upgrade or dist-upgrade can be used. But what is the difference between these two commands. In this tutorial we will look this issue. Update updatecommand will simply get the packages information from repositories. These repositories are remote internet sites those provides packages and their metadata. We will get meta data or...

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How To Install and Upgrade RPM Packages In CentOS, RHEL, Fedora, Mandriva

rpm is the package format used by popular distributions like RHEL, CentPOS, Fedora and Mandriva. We generally prefer to use yum command to install packages from internet automatically and easily. In some cases we may need to install rpm packages solely. In this tutorial we will look how to solve dependency and install rpm package. Linux Rpm Command With Examples Download RPM Package We can get RPM files from different...

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How To Uninstall, Delete Packages with Yum Remove

yum is mainly used by rpm based distributions to manage operating system packages. yum have a lot of features but one of the most used feature is removing packages from operating system. In this tutorial we will look how to delete or remove packages with yum. We need root privileges all uninstall operations. We will provide root privilege with sudo command. Uninstall Package We will start by removing single package...

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Compare CentOS(RedHat) vs Ubuntu

CentOS and Ubuntu is two popular Linux distributions used in enterprise environments as well as personal environments. In this tutorial we will examine CentOS and Ubuntu Linux distributions from different perspectives. As a note CentOS distribution is free and open version of RedHat Enterprise Linux. So we will compare RedHat and Ubuntu too in this tutorial. Base Distributions Ubuntu Ubuntu is based full open source and free distribution Debian. Debian...

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How To Install Updates In Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali

When we connect to our Linux systems like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint and Kali we see that there is a notification like below. This notification says that we hve new updates and we need to install them. Some of the updates are bug fix and some of the are security update. We will look how to install them. More information about apt can be found int the following tutorial. Apt and Apt-Get...

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Update Fedora, CentOS, RHEL Packages with Yum Update

Yum is popular package management tools between rpm based distributions. In this tutorial we will simply look how update system packages for different distributions like Fedora, CentOS and RHEL . List Installed Packages Before installing any update best step is listing installed packages. We can list install packages with yum list installed command.

List Available Updates We should review upcoming update before installed them into the production servers. We can also...

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Yum Command Tutorial With Examples For Linux Package Management Like Install, Update Remove

Linux applications installed (generally) as packages. Packages contains required files like binary, configuration, database, data, graphic etc. All files packaged to one file named rpm. There is a lot of packages in fedora or other rpm based distribution to manage. Keep in mind that there is also different version of packages like a1,a2,a3. Packages are named like wireshark-1.10.7-3.fc20.x86_64. Here wireshark is package real name as we know, 1.10.7-3 is the version...

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How To Update and Upgrade Linux Kernel?

I  have Ubuntu systems and I have old kernel. I want to upgrade my Linux system kernel. How can I do that? Linux kernel can be upgraded by two ways one way is getting source code compiling and installing it. Second way is by using package manager to update kernel. We will look how to update kernel for different distributions. Keep in mind that upgrade operation needs root privileges. What...

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