Checking installed packages
Check installed packages with list:
This command will show all of the packages that are currently
installed on your computer. It will also list available packages. In
the following example the partial output is filtered through
|more to display content one page at a time.
Here you can see that some of the packages are installed (marked
installed) and others are
available through update (
yum list |moreLoaded plugins: refresh-packagekit Installed Packages Canna-libs.i586 3.7p3-27.fc11 installed ConsoleKit.i586 0.3.0-8.fc11 installed ConsoleKit-libs.i586 0.3.0-8.fc11 installed ConsoleKit-x11.i586 0.3.0-8.fc11 installed DeviceKit.i586 003-1 installed DeviceKit-disks.i586 004-4.fc11 @updates DeviceKit-power.i586 009-1.fc11 @updates GConf2.i586 2.26.2-1.fc11 installed GConf2-gtk.i586 2.26.2-1.fc11 installed ImageMagick.i586 22.214.171.124-1.fc11 installed MAKEDEV.i586 3.24-3 installed NetworkManager.i586 1:0.7.1-8.git20090708.fc11 @updates NetworkManager-glib.i586 1:0.7.1-8.git20090708.fc11 @updates ...
You can also check to see if a particular package is installed or available for install using the list command. The following example checks to see whether Samba is installed. From the output you see that the samba package is not installed but available for installation through the repository:
yum list sambaLoaded plugins: refresh-packagekit Available Packages samba.i586 3.3.2-0.33.fc11 fedora
If you need to collect information about a particular ...