Using RPM and YUM Package Management

Practice Labs Module
Time
58 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

Welcome to the Using RPM and YUM Package Management Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Using RPM and YUM Package Management Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Use RPM and YUM Package Management

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • 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

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 102.5 Use RPM and YUM package management
  • CompTIA: 2.1 Given a scenario, conduct software installations, configurations, updates, and removals.

Lab Duration

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.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • 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
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