[CentOS] About yum..

Sam Drinkard sam at wa4phy.net
Fri Oct 21 13:09:51 UTC 2005

Tim Edwards wrote:

> 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
Thanks Tim & Jim.  


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