FreeKB - yum update (update a package)
Linux Commands - yum update (update a package)

The yum update command is used to update a package. In this example, the latest version of the wget package is already installed on the system, thus the wget package will not be updated.

yum update wget
. . .
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: centos.mirrors.tds.net
 * centos-sclo-rh: mirror.cs.uwp.edu
 * centos-sclo-sclo: mirror.cs.uwp.edu
 * extras: bay.uchicago.edu
 * updates: repos.hou.layerhost.com
No packages marked for update

 

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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