[CentOS] About yum..

Jim Wildman jim at rossberry.com
Fri Oct 21 03:22:52 UTC 2005

On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Sam Drinkard wrote:

> to simply perl/Tk.  Is it safe to assume when searching or yum'ing a 
> package that just the package name and perhaps up to the release version 
> would apply in a majority of cases?

Yes.  It's usually just the package name.

	yum list | grep name

is a favorite.  Or 

	yum list > yum.lst 


	grep <name> yum.lst 

if I'm on a slower link.

	yum list fragment*

works too (yum list perl*)

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE       jim at rossberry.com http://www.rossberry.com
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