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Managing Software with yum on Linux

yum is command used to install software on RHEL, CentOS and Fedora Servers.

To install software, use command

yum install PACKAGE-NAME

or you can use path to binary, for exmaple

yum install /usr/bin/nmap

To uninstall a software, run

yum remove PACKAGE-NAME

To search for available software, run

yum search PACKAGE-NAME

Popular yum repos

  • https://rpms.remirepo.net/wizard/
  • https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL

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