For more information on how to manage software packages on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, see the resources listed below.
yum(8) — The manual page for the
yum command-line utility provides a complete list of supported options and commands.
yumdb(8) — The manual page for the
yumdb command-line utility documents how to use this tool to query and, if necessary, alter the yum database.
yum.conf(5) — The manual page named
yum.conf documents available yum configuration options.
yum-utils(1) — The manual page named
yum-utils lists and briefly describes additional utilities for managing yum configuration, manipulating repositories, and working with yum database.
— The Yum Guides
page on the project home page provides links to further documentation.
Red Hat Access Labs
— The Red Hat Access Labs includes a “Yum Repository Configuration Helper”
Appendix B, RPM
describes the RPM Package Manager
), the packaging system used by Red Hat Enterprise Linux.