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Old 01-23-2007, 06:07 PM   #1
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Package manager for CentOS


Sorry, if I seem dumb to ask this question, but:

What is the package manager for CentOS?

Is it rpm? Because I read that yum is the package manager for CentOS. I always thought that yum was for downloading packages from the internet.

Can somone clarify for me? Thanks

-Custangro
 
Old 01-23-2007, 06:12 PM   #2
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From DistroWatch, the package management system is RPM:
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CentOS is 100% compatible rebuild of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux
From linux.Iso.edu:
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Yum is an automatic updater and package installer/remover for rpm systems.
In the sense that I think you mean it, Yum is the package manager.

Last edited by mikieboy; 01-23-2007 at 06:18 PM.
 
Old 01-23-2007, 06:16 PM   #3
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The CentOS Wiki has the sort of info you are after. The LQ Wiki can also provide you with information.
 
  


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