Updating software in fedora 7
First of all, connect to your Cent OS VPS via SSH and check whether some of the installed packages on your system have available updates.
You can do this by using the following command: The output of the command will show you the packages that have available updates and you should update them as soon as possible.
To check which repositories are enabled on your system you can run the command: Now, to search for a package you can use the ‘yum search’ command.
Like: to exclude any package say wine from epel repo, add the following line in [epel] name=Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 7 - $basearch #baseurl= mirrorlist=https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?Of course you don’t have to install and manage software on Cent OS 7, if you use one of our Cent OS VPS hosting services, in which case you can simply ask our expert Linux admins to install or remove a certain package for you.They are available 24×7 and will take care of your request immediately. If you liked this post, on how to install and manage software on Cent OS 7, please share it with your friends on the social networks using the buttons on the left or simply leave a reply below. # yum install httpd php Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, versionlock Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: * epel: mirror.* extras: * updates: Nothing to do # yum update httpd php Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, versionlock Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: * epel: mirror.* extras: * updates: No packages marked for update 2.
Above was a permanent solution to exclude a package as unless file is edited, that package won’t get updated. Just at the time when you go for any update, use file which is created in /etc/yum/repos.d/ or /etc/yum.repos.d directory.We’ve already covered detailed articles separately on each individual package managers with practical examples, you should must read them to control and manager package management in your respective Linux distributions.