Add a package group using up2date command

by on August 17, 2006 · 1 comment· LAST UPDATED August 27, 2006


Q. How can I add a package group using up2date command?

A. Update Agent provides a complete system for updating the RPM packages installed on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system. Both command line and graphical interfaces are included.

Task: Install group package

For example install all Development Tools package i.e. gcc c/c++ compiler and related libs:

Login as root and type the following command:
# up2date -i "@ Development Tools"

Task: List group packages

# up2date --show-groups | more

Read man page of up2date for more information. Please note that above command only works with RHEL version 4.0.

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1 Greg August 14, 2008 at 6:32 pm

Thank you!


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