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SearchOpenSource: Using YUM in RHEL5 for RPM Systems

Feb 21, 2007, 06:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Milberg)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"There is more to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL5) than Xen. I, for one, think people will develop a real taste for YUM (Yellow dog Updater Modified), an automatic update and package installer/remover for RPM systems.

"YUM has already been used in the last few Fedora Core releases, but RHEL4 uses the up2date package manager. RHEL5 will use YUM 3.0. Up2date is used as a wrapper around YUM in RHEL5. Third-party code repositories, prepared directories or websites that contain software packages and index files, will also make use of the Anaconda-YUM combination..."

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