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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