FreeKB - yum erase (uninstall a package)
Linux Commands - yum erase (uninstall a package)

The yum erase command is used to uninstall a package. In this example, the wget package will be erased.

yum erase wget
. . .
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package wget.x86_64 0:1.14-18.el7_6.1 will be erased
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

=================================================================================================================================================================================================================================
 Package                                            Arch                                                 Version                                                       Repository                                           Size
=================================================================================================================================================================================================================================
Removing:
 wget                                               x86_64                                               1.14-18.el7_6.1                                               @base                                               2.0 M

Transaction Summary
=================================================================================================================================================================================================================================
Remove  1 Package

Installed size: 2.0 M
Is this ok [y/N]:

 

Following are commonly used yum commands.

Alternatively, the Ansible yum module can be used to automate the process of managing packages.



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