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Old 12-21-2009, 10:33 PM   #1
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can someone explain how to use YUM to install ?
 
Old 12-21-2009, 10:39 PM   #2
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If you can using fedora and connected to internet, just type
root# yum install <package name>
For example
root# yum install samba

Thnks
 
Old 12-21-2009, 11:27 PM   #3
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Read more about yum. man yum to know more about what yum can do.
 
Old 12-22-2009, 08:10 AM   #4
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1) su
2) yum list available > available-packages.txt
.. will save a text file in /home/"user-name"/
Then you have the names of all installable packages.

Or use 3) yum search <name>
.. or part of name, to find the package name.

4) yum install <package>
.....
 
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in a terminal and read the available options.
 
  


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