Dummies Guide for up2date -> yum?
Sandor W. Sklar
ssklar at stanford.edu
Thu Oct 4 23:03:35 UTC 2007
So, having a bunch of RHEL4 systems, I'm used to running "up2date"
for various software installation and upgrade tasks, and I feel
pretty comfortable with it, which is why RHEL5, which we're just
starting to deploy, switched to "yum."
Can anyone point me to an "idiot's guide" for going from up2date to yum?
Specifically, I'm used to doing things like:
up2date --dry-run foobar
... to see if the package foobar is available, and what its
... to update all the currently installed "non-kernel" RPMs already
on the systems
... to update everything, including the kernel and kernel-module RPMs
Sandor W. Sklar, Unix Systems Administrator
Stanford University Libraries & Academic Information Resources (SULAIR)
More information about the redhat-list