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Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition by Richard Petersen

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CHAPTER 4

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Installing and Updating Software: YUM, PackageKit, and RPM

  • Updating Fedora
  • Managing packages with PackageKit
  • Fedora software repositories
  • RPM Fusion
  • YUM configuration
  • RPM software packages
  • Managing software with the rpm command
  • Source code applications

Fedora software distribution is through an online Fedora software repository. Table 4-1 lists Fedora software information and site locations. You add software to your system by accessing software repositories with the YUM (Yellowdog Update, Modified) software package manager. With the integration of YUM into your Fedora system, you can now think of that software as an easily installed ...

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