How to configure yum in linux(Redhat)

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In any version 4 and above that that it will work.

Login from root or superuser user in linux.

Go to /etc/yum.repos.d directory where all repository file are available.

# cd  /etc/yum.repos.d

Create a new file having extension .repo

# vi /etc/yum.repo.d/my_linux_yum.repo

Inside vi or vim editor write :

[Server]   <—— This name of directory where you keep your packages.

name = my_linux_yum   <—- Any name as per your convenience.

baseurl=file:///home/user/Server    <—-Complete path of the dir where package are placed.

gpgcheck = 0


:wq  <— Save and quit


After that install package from your rpm directory having name createrep<tab> by below command.

#rpm -ivh createrepo<tab>

Above command will install the create repo package.


After that create you own repository by run below command.

# createrepo -v /home/user/Server


Now your yum is configured successfully, you can install packages.


#yum install java -y

#yum install c++* -y

#yum install python* -y



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