4.4 Applying Updates

Once you have set up the ULN channels, Public Yum repositories, or installation media repositories that yum should use, you can update all installed packages by running the following command:

# yum update

This command upgrades your system to the latest available update of Oracle Linux 6.

You can use the following command to install or update a specific package:

# yum update package

For example, to install or update the Z-shell package (zsh), you would enter:

# yum update zsh

For more information, see the yum(8) manual page.