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Installing package with YUM

Applies to :

  • Linux Dedicated server or VPS


To perform this task, you need to have :

  • Knowledge in accessing the server via SSH
  • IP address or server hostname
  • Your server SSH username and password


YUM is a a package management application for CentOS operating server. A package is usually a software application, but the term can also encompass other items such as documentation, source code, and extra levels for games .


There are many options on YUM, here are few examples of it :

1.    Install new package with YUM

2.    List all installed packages with YUM

Check whether httpd package installed on the server

3.    Check for updates of a package

Check whether there is an updated for httpd

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