It's useful to add and modify software installed on the system. In this video, explore the basics of using the Yum package manager.
- [Instructor] Chances are if you're setting up … a CentOS server, you'll want to install some software. … This minimal install doesn't offer as much just by itself, … and we can install software using packages. … Packages are little containers for software … that we can work with to install, remove, … and update the programs on the system. … CentOS uses the Yum package management software, … which stands for Yellowdog Updater, Modified, … in order to install and manage software. … Yellowdog was an older distro of Linux … that had a package manager … good enough to stand the test of time, … and it's part of CentOS. … Under the hood, Yum uses RPM packages, … which are named for Redhat Package Manager. … And the RPM command-line tool, … that's the actual package manager software … doing all the heavy lifting. … We can also use RPM directly. … But Yum gives us a nice interface to browse repositories, … manage packages, resolve dependencies, and all that, … without having to specifically download …
- What is CentOS?
- Installing CentOS
- Configuring networking manually
- Configuring the network with NetworkManager
- Connecting remotely
- Working with security-enhanced Linux (SELinux)
- Setting up a firewall
- Setting up a web server
- Sharing user home folders with Samba
- Setting up a desktop environment
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Basic Administration
3. Working with Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
4. Working with Common Services and Applications
5. Using a Desktop
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