2.5 Yum Groups

A set of packages can themselves be organized as a yum group. Examples include the groups for Eclipse, fonts, and system administration tools. The following table shows the yum commands that you can use to manage these groups.

Command

Description

yum grouplist

Lists installed groups and groups that are available for installation.

yum groupinfo groupname

Displays detailed information about a group.

yum groupinstall groupname

Installs all the packages in a group.

yum groupupdate groupname

Updates all the packages in a group.

yum groupremove groupname

Removes all the packages in a group.