[CentOS] downloadonly

Fabian Arrotin fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net
Wed Dec 31 07:26:56 UTC 2008

Jerry Geis wrote:
> Hi I am trying to grab some files with the command (as example)
> yum -y install vnc --downloadonly --downloaddir=/tmp
> but it says the file is already installed. I know that, but I want to 
> download it anyway
> and store it for later install on another machine (saving the download 
> time later).
> How do I tell yum to go ahead and download the file?
> THanks,
> Jerry

Use yumdowloader (from the yum-utils package)

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