Software package manager that installs, updates, and removes packages on RPM-based systems. yum stands for Yellowdog Updater, Modified.
Yum is an acronym for "Yellow Dog Updater Modified". It is a tool used to manage the installation and removal of packages on Linux distributions that use the RPM system. It is a package manager similar to files that APT automatically handles dependencies computing solving them and what should be done to treat them.
- Yum downloads the package specified in any repository.
- It has a simple configuration file.
- Makes an efficient calculation of the dependencies.