How To Upgrade An Installed Source Package?

I have installed a package from source, now I want to upgrade the older version to new version which is available.How can I upgrade already installed source package on my system?Ans : This question arises to all the admins who do installation from source package. To upgrade a source package follow the same steps to(…)

How To Uninstall A Source Package?

In Linux we can install packages in so many ways such as: #rpm –ivh packagename.ver.arch.rpm This is to install from rpm package manager #yum install packagenameThis is installing through yum which will use rpm package manager internally #apt-get install packagenameThis is for installing .deb packages #sh file.shThis is from a shell script. #./configure;make;make check;make installThis(…)

Install and configure YUM server in RHEL4

If you are looking for YUM server in RHEL5(Redhat Enterprise Linux version 5) you can click here other wise just read on.. Recently I came across a strange requirement.. i.e. implementing YUM(Yellow dog Updater and Modifier) server in RHEL4 :(. By the time of RHEL4 release there is no YUM server implementation.. so I did(…)

RPM package management-III(Advanced Package MGMT)

Creating RPM packages from Source To start of this topic most of the times RPM packages will come as source file. This have some advantage and disadvantagefirst coming to disadvantage there is no direct command to install this source file on linux server so for newbabys it very diffucult to install the packages and coming(…)

RPM Package Management-II (Checkinstall)

Part2 : So coming to advanced RPM management here I am going to discuss how to convert .tar.gz/.tar.bz2 files,src.rpm files to rpm packages? So that its very much easy to install the packages by using rpm command. New releases of Linux programs are generally released in the tar.gz format consisting of source code of the(…)

RPM Package Management – I

Package management in Linux is very much tedious job when compared to windows systems. Basically if we consider windows its very much easy even for LKG student will install the packages(in windows we will call it as softwares) very much easy main windows software packages are .exe or .bat or .msi or .cab files we(…)

Configure and Install YUM Server In Redhat(RHEL5/6)

In Linux you can install packages through many ways like. 1. Through RPM, 2. Through shell script 3. Through source tar balls etc. YUM(Yellow-dog Updater and Modifier) is another and advanced way of installing the packages in Linux distro's such as Red-hat, Fedora and CenOS. In RHEL4 installing packages is a tedious process, some times(…)