Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Use Yum to download without installing it

Step 1: First, you have to install the yum-downloadonly plugin for yum
# yum install yum-downloadonly

Step 2: Run the command to download the latest vsftpd
# yum install vsftpd --downloadonly 

Step 3: To specifies an alternate directory to store packages
# yum install vsftpd --downloadonly --downloaddir=/opt

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