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A Practical Guide to Fedora™ and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® by Mark G. Sobell

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13. Finding, Downloading, and Installing Software

Objectives

After reading this chapter you should be able to:

• Explain the purpose of a software package, a package management system, and a software repository

• List the uses and benefits of yum

• Use yum to list installed and available packages

• Use yum to search for packages containing specific applications or utilities

• Use yum to install and ...

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