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Old 12-15-2006, 10:39 AM   #1
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rpm or yum in RedHat

Can you use yum on RedHat EL 4? If yes, how to get it started?
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Avoid RPM, but use Yum. Hmmm. I may be missing something (quite likely ), but comparing YUM to RPM seems to be an apples and oranges situation since they are not the same thing. To paraphrase what others have stated:

YUM (Yellow Dog Updater, Modified) is a setup tool more than anything and RPM (Red Hat Package Manager) is a ... well, package manager. One does not replace the other. Actually, many distributions like Red Hat, Fedora, Yellow Dog, Mandriva, etc. use YUM to properly handle RPMs.
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Originally Posted by esb
Can you use yum on RedHat EL 4? If yes, how to get it started?
It's there by default. Go to a terminal an type "man yum"
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esb, I've split your post and the responses out into a
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