Install RPM with yum

January 31st, 2010 mysurface

I am a Linux user for couple of years, and I am using fedora for quite sometimes too. To install the packages that I need, first I will check them out at my repository using yum. yum search something p.s Replace ‘something’ with your keywords. If I manage to obtain the package list, I can [...]

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rpm and yum rescue tips on Fedora

April 22nd, 2008 mysurface

You have to be careful when you run yum update and yum install, DON’T force kill it, kill -9 or pkill -9. Those action are consider very dangerous, may lead you to losing certain files. Seriously, I hate yum, when I really wanna cancel the process in the middle, by hitting ctrl+c doesn’t really work! [...]

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yum, can it be faster?

April 16th, 2008 mysurface

Recently I install fedora to my laptop instead of ubuntu or any debian based distro, the application that I concern the most is yum. I have bad experience on yum previous during fedora core 5, which I find it extremely slow. Therefore I search for some guidelines from my friend Kagesenshi who are extremely active [...]

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say yes to everything

October 23rd, 2006 mysurface

Sometimes some commands always like to ask you for comfirmation. Are you sure … (Y/n). Sometimes, that is irritating, especially when you do yum update. yum is package manager for Red Hat based linux, it usually takes a long time to get ready to download the update packages. Once yum is ready, it will ask [...]

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