[CentOS] Software Updater vs. Add/Remove vs. Yum(ex)

Tue Apr 17 06:48:11 UTC 2007
Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu>

On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 01:53:54PM -0400, Benjamin Sher alleged:
> Dear friends:
> Just installed Centos 5. Very impressed but as a newbie I am a bit confused 
> about the the role of the Software Updater vs. Add/Remove and Yum(ex). Which 
> one do I use to update the installed programs, please?

They all work with the same rpm repositories, so whichever you feel
comfortable with.  Just doing 'yum update' in a root shell is probably
the simplest and quickest way to install all available updates.

Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California
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