[CentOS] OT - yum missing from a RHEL4 server???

Dan Trainor dan.trainor at gmail.com
Wed May 31 20:20:48 UTC 2006

kevin at kevinkempterllc.com wrote:
> Hi List;
> Sorry for the OT post. However I suspect if anyone outside of RH can help with
> this question it would be this list.
> I'm starting a new contract with a shop that knows little about Linux and I'm
> helping pave the way. I've "inherited" an existing Linux install (RHEL4). I
> want to setup some tools but I find that yum is not installed. Is this normal
> for a RH box ? I thought that the RH up2date tool used yum under the covers.
> Anyhow, is there an easy way to get yum installed on this box ?
> I do have VNC access - and I can run KDE in the VNC connection even though
> according to the add/remove software tool KDE is not installed by changing the
> xstartup file forthat user under ~/.vnc  (wierd!!)
> I suspect the answer is to find & download a yum rpm for redhat and install it
> via rpm but I want to be sure I dont do something stupid on a client system.
> Thanks in advance...

HI -

This one freaked me out a few weeks ago, too.


Try that.


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