11 Useful Yum Commands on CentOS Linux

Yum is the package management system that is used on CentOS Linux. It is responsible for managing packages and their dependencies from Yum repositories, as defined in /etc/yum.repos.d/ In this post, we'll cover a few common and useful yum commands: 1. Install a yum package: 2. Remove a yum package: 3. Reinstall a yum ...

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Enable EPEL Repo on CentOS 5, CentOS 6 and CentOS 7

What is the EPEL repo? The EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) yum repository is an excellent source for additional packages for CentOS. Instead of having to compile applications that aren't included in CentOS' built-in repositories from source, EPEL can be used. Install/enable the EPEL repo:  Disable the EPEL repo: Open /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo and set ...

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