Oracle® Linux 8

Managing Software on Oracle Linux

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F19386-02

September 2019


Table of Contents

Preface
1 Yum DNF
1.1 About DNF
1.1.1 About the Oracle Linux Yum Server
1.1.2 About Using ULN With Yum
1.2 DNF Configuration
1.2.1 Configuring the Use of a Proxy Server
1.2.2 Yum Repository Configuration
1.2.3 Downloading Oracle Linux Yum Server Repository Files
1.2.4 Using the DNF config-manager Plugin
1.3 Using DNF From the Command Line
1.4 DNF Groups
1.5 DNF Modules and Application Stream
1.5.1 Displaying Available Modules
1.5.2 Module Installation Commands
1.5.3 About Modular Dependencies and Stream Changes
1.5.4 Removing Installed Modules
1.5.5 Switching Module Streams
1.6 Using DNF Security Options
1.7 Using the DNF Automatic Tool to Keep Your System Up To Date
1.8 Creating a Local Yum Repository by Using an ISO Image
1.9 Setting up a Local Yum Server by Using an ISO Image
1.10 For More Information About DNF
2 Unbreakable Linux Network
2.1 About the Unbreakable Linux Network
2.1.1 About the rhn-setup Package
2.1.2 About ULN Channels
2.1.3 About Software Errata
2.1.4 For More Information About ULN
2.2 CSI Administration
2.2.1 Becoming a CSI Administrator
2.2.2 Listing Active CSIs and Transferring Their Registered Servers
2.2.3 Listing Expired CSIs and Transferring Their Registered Servers
2.2.4 Removing a CSI Administrator
2.3 ULN Registration
2.3.1 Registering as a ULN User
2.3.2 Registering an Oracle Linux System With ULN
2.4 ULN System Management
2.4.1 ULN Channel Subscription Management
2.4.2 Modifying System Details
2.4.3 Configuring the Use of a Proxy Server
2.4.4 Updating a System by Using DNF
2.4.5 Disabling ULN Package Updates
2.4.6 Browsing Available Errata for a System
2.4.7 Removing a System From ULN
2.5 The Unbreakable Linux Network API
2.5.1 Authentication Methods
2.5.2 Channel Methods
2.5.3 Channel Software Methods
2.5.4 Errata Methods
2.5.5 Packages Methods
2.5.6 System Methods