Learning CentOS Linux Basic YUM commands

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In this video we look at software management with the “Yellow dog updater, modified” or YUM. Yum allows us to easily install software package sin RedHat and CentOS linux without needing to be concerned about the location of the package or its dependencies. These are manged through the YUM repositiories and yum itself..


  1. hi
    plz can would you help me to resolve this problems
    yum update
    Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security
    Setting up Update Process
    Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
    http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/os/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 12] Timeout on http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/os/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: (28, 'connect() timed out!')
    Trying other mirror.
    Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: base. Please verify its path and try again

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