Adding software to a system helps extend its usefulness. Learn how to use the command line tools to install a package.
- [Instructor] Removing a package is fairly straightforward.…If you don't need a given package anymore,…you can use yum or rpm to remove it.…Let's remove the nano and uuid packages…with yum and rpm respectively.…First to remove the nano package,…I'll write sudo yum remove nano, and yum does its thing.…It's asking if this is ok, and I'll say yes.…And if I try to run that software again,…I can see it's not installed, and to remove software…with rpm, I'll write sudo rpm -e and then the package name,…and with no fanfare, it's removed uuid.…
We can also remove groups of software in the same way…we install them with yum groupremove…followed by the name of the group you want to remove.…Earlier we installed the basic web…server group, so lets get rid of that.…I'll write sudo yum groupremove…"Basic Web Server"…and confirm.…And now if I run yum grouplist,…I can see that that group's not installed,…it's only available.…
- Managing packages with RPM and YUM
- Downloading a package file
- Finding package information
- Exploring package dependencies
- Installing a package and checking what has been installed
- Installing groups of packages
- Adding software from third parties to your installation
- Removing and upgrading a package
- Managing packages with dpkg and APT package managers
- Exploring aptitude
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Manage Packages with RPM and YUM
2. Manage Packages with dpkg and APT
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