[CentOS] About yum..

Tim Edwards tim at registriesltd.com.au
Fri Oct 21 03:24:48 UTC 2005

Sam Drinkard wrote:
> CentOS specificly, is there any rule of thumb about package names when 
> searching for and installing things using yum?  I ask, after I finally 
> found the perl/Tk package I needed, but only after trying several 
> incantations of the package name, from the full blown alpha/numeric name 
> 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?
> Many thanks...
yum search perl-tk

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