Yum – Usefull commands

Published on Author gryzli

Yum list package content without installing it

yum install yum-utils

repoquery --list packagename


Yum – Get info about a package

# This will give you some summary info about a package called "package"
yum info package

This will result in something like this:

[root@localhost ~]# yum info rpm
Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
Installed Packages
Name : rpm
Arch : x86_64
Version : 4.11.3
Release : 2.fc20
Size : 2.5 M
Repo : installed
From repo : updates
Summary : The RPM package management system
URL : http://www.rpm.org/
License : GPLv2+
Description : The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven
: package management system capable of installing, uninstalling,
: verifying, querying, and updating software packages. Each software
: package consists of an archive of files along with information about
: the package like its version, a description, etc.



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