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Fundamentals of Linux by Oliver Pelz

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Installing new software and updating the system

In this section, we will show you how you can install new software on your computer and how to update your CentOS 7 system.

First, let's show all the currently installed RPM packages on the system. Type yum list installed:

In the installation chapter in Chapter 1, Introduction to Linux, we already demonstrated how you can do a full system update using the yum command, which will update all of the RPM packages that are already included in the minimal installation, and also all the packages we have installed afterwards.

To get a list of all the updates currently available for all the software packages ...

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