The Use RPM and YUM Package Management module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands on skills in the following topics:

  • Manage Packages using YUM
  • Obtain information on packages using YUM
  • List the contents of a package
  • Manage yum configuration options
  • Browse RPM files
  • Extract files from an RPM package

Lab time: It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Use RPM and YUM Package Management

YUM, short for Yellowdog Updater Modified, refers to RPM-based package-management utility used by Linux systems. It is an open-source application that is majorly run from the command-line.

In this exercise, you will understand how to manage installation packages using the YUM application.

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