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.
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