oracle public yum server

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Public Yum Server

 

Introduction

The Oracle public yum server offers a free and convenient way to install the latest Oracle Linux packages as well as packages from the Oracle VM installation media via a yum client.

You can download the full Oracle Linux and Oracle VM installation media via edelivery.oracle.com/linux. To stay current on errata updates, you may wish to subscribe to the Oracle Linux errata mailing list.

This yum server is offered without support of any kind. If you require support, please consider purchasing Oracle Linux Support via the online store, or via your sales representative.

Getting Started

  1. Download and Install Oracle Linux
  2. Download and copy the appropriate yum configuration file in place, by running the following commands as root:

    Oracle Linux 4, Update 6 or Newer

    # cd /etc/yum.repos.d # mv Oracle-Base.repo Oracle-Base.repo.disabled # wget http://public-yum.oracle.com/public-yum-el4.repo 

    Oracle Linux 5

    # cd /etc/yum.repos.d # wget http://public-yum.oracle.com/public-yum-el5.repo 

    Oracle Linux 6

    # cd /etc/yum.repos.d # wget http://public-yum.oracle.com/public-yum-ol6.repo 

    Oracle VM 2

    # cd /etc/yum.repos.d # wget http://public-yum.oracle.com/public-yum-ovm2.repo 
  3. Enable the appropriate repository by editing the yum configuration file
    • Open the yum configuration file in a text editor
    • Locate the section in the file for the repository you plan to update from, e.g. [el4_u6_base]
    • Change enabled=0 to enabled=1
  4. Begin using yum, for example:yum list

    yum install firefox

You may be prompted to confirm the import of the Oracle OSS Group GPG key.