Package management

Upgrading CentOS/RHEL from Minimal Installation with YUM

If you have installed CentOS/RHEL Minimal server installation, you may have lots of troubles with not installed packages.

There is a way to install all packages, required by a Basic Server, using yum groupinstall command.

HowTo : Download and Install RPM File with One Command

We usually perform several steps to install RPM package :

  • Go to a temporary directory;
  • Download the RPM file;
  • Install package;
  • Remove downloaded RPM file.

All these steps can be skipped with a one command :

Adding EPEL Repository on CentOS/RHEL

The following article describes how to install (add) and enable EPEL repository on CentOS/RHEL.

You'll also learn how to verify EPEL installation and how to remove EPEL repository, if needed.

Adding RHEL DVD as Repository

Perform the next steps to add RHEL installation DVD as repository.