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Learn Linux, 101: RPM and YUM package management

May 12, 2010, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In this article, learn to use the RPM and YUM tools to manage the packages on your Linux system. Learn to:

"* Install, reinstall, upgrade, and remove packages using RPM and YUM
* Obtain information about RPM packages including version, status, dependencies, integrity, and signatures
* Determine what files a package provides, as well as find which package a specific file comes from.

"This article helps you prepare for Objective 102.5 in Topic 102 of the Linux Professional Institute's Junior Level Administration (LPIC-1) exam 101. The objective has a weight of 3."

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