Updating fedora yum
The new users can download Fedora 28 Workstation ISO images.
Generally, servers run without any Desktop environment.
In this article, we will learn how to install, update, remove, find packages, manage packages and repositories on Linux systems using YUM (Yellowdog Updater Modified) tool developed by Red Hat.The example commands shown in this article are practically tested on our Cent OS 6.3 server, you can use these material for study purpose, certifications or just to explore ways to install new packages and keep your system up-to-date.The basic requirement of this article is, you must have a basic understanding of commands and a working Linux operating system, where you can explore and practice all the commands listed below.For example, to search all the packages that matches the word .
# yum search vsftpd Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: * epel: * extras: * rpmforge: * updates: ============================== Matched: vsftpd ======================== ccze.i386 : A robust log colorizer pure-ftpd-selinux.i386 : SELinux support for Pure-FTPD vsftpd.i386 : vsftpd - Very Secure Ftp Daemon# yum info firefox Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: * epel: * extras: * rpmforge: * updates: Available Packages Name : firefox Arch : i386 Version : 10.0.6 Release : 1.el5.centos Size : 20 M Repo : updates Summary : Mozilla Firefox Web browser URL : License : MPLv1.1 or GPLv2 or LGPLv2 Description: Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards : compliance, performance and portability.# yum provides /etc/httpd/conf/Loaded plugins: fastestmirror httpd-2.2.3-63.el5.centos.i386 : Apache HTTP Server Repo : base Matched from: Filename : /etc/httpd/conf/httpd-2.2.3-63.el5.centos.1.i386 : Apache HTTP Server Repo : updates Matched from: Filename : /etc/httpd/conf/httpd-2.2.3-65.el5.centos.i386 : Apache HTTP Server Repo : updates Matched from: Filename : /etc/httpd/conf/httpd-2.2.3-53.el5.centos.1.i386 : Apache HTTP Server Repo : installed Matched from: Other : Provides-match: /etc/httpd/conf/In Linux, number of packages are bundled to particular group.So this section will useful for upgrading Fedora server as well as workstation using the command line.