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Old 11-05-2008, 04:01 PM   #1
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yum package install


Is there a way usin yum, on Red Hat 5 to re-install a package...
or what would be the best way to get a package re-installed...

Thanks
 
Old 11-05-2008, 04:58 PM   #2
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I suggest you do it with the rpm command. Install the package using the --force option of rpm. See:

man rpm

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Old 11-05-2008, 06:06 PM   #3
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or you can uninstall and then install again
yum remove <package>
yum install <package>
+or use --force
 
Old 11-05-2008, 06:20 PM   #4
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Except RHEL doesn't have yum installed by default does it?
 
Old 11-05-2008, 06:22 PM   #5
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up2date is also nice command to install packets on RHEL.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 04:29 AM   #6
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Personally found yum to be better to deal with package dependencies.
Webmin plugin is also useful to install rpm packages and perl modules from cpan.
 
  


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