How To Update CentOS 7 Or Older

As you know it is important to keep your Linux OS updated. In this Tutorial I will show you how to update CentOS 7 or older. Updating your CentOS 7 or older servers regularly will patch up the latest security vulnerabilities. I’m sure your not interested in being a statistic as many others have.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to update CentOS 7 or older packages via command line

On CentOS 7 or older, open a terminal and type the following command to check for available updates:

# yum check-update

To install all of the updates shown, simply execute:

# yum update

You can use the following If there are specific packages that you want to update you can specify it by name:

# yum update httpd

In this Tutorial you saw how easy it is to update CentOS 7 or older servers. Please remember to keep your system up to date because it provides the latest security patches and bug fixes.

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