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YUM Introduction

Yum is a tool for automating package maintenance for a network of workstations running any operating system that use the Red Hat Package Management (RPM) system for distributing packaged tools and applications. It is derived from yup, an automated package updater originally developed for Yellowdog Linux, hence its name: yum is “Yellowdog Updater, Modified”. Yup was originally written and maintained by Dan Burcaw, Bryan Stillwell, Stephen Edie, and Troy Bengegerdes of Yellowdog Linux (an RPM-based Linux distribution that runs […]