- How to use yum command on CentOS/RHEL
- Fix yum errors
- Recover an interrupted yum package installation
Show installed packages
yum list installed
What provides a certain file
Which package does a file belong to?
yum -qf /bin/bash
Which packages depend on a package
yum deplist <packagename>
Installed package x.y.z (from anaconda) not available
Package not found on mirror
yum check-update -q
Check security updates
HAHA GOTCHA! no security metadata on CentOS! There is for EPEL though. see https://access.redhat.com/solutions/10021 On CentOS 6 first install
yum install yum-plugin-security
yum list-security -q --errorlevel=0
Which repository is a package from?
yum clean all
yum clean all --enablerepo='*'
List files from package
repoquery -l somepackage
Updateinfo file is not valid XML
Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.
Happens when you install something using rpm, what usually works is:
yum history sync