Tech Junkie Blog: Linux CentOs In-Depth: yum Group Install

Monday, October 1, 2018

Linux CentOs In-Depth: yum Group Install

One of the more useful things are about yum is that it comes with a group install feature.  This basically lets you install groups of packages with one command.  These includes, administration tools, storage, databases, virtualization, and etc.

To get the list installed and available groups type in the command yum grouplist

With the command you can see what has been installed and what is available.
As you can see there is a grouplist call "Security Tools"

We are going to use the yum groupinstall "Security Tools" command to install the grouplist

 Answer y when asked "Is this ok" to confirm the installation

Answer y again when asked is the Fingerprint is ok

The "Security Tools" group install should be completed after you answer the two questions above.


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