Installing yum on VPS
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Your VPS machine does not come with Yum installed automatically. You can install it by following these directions.
1. Create a directory to store your rpms, such as /root/setup
2. Download the proper rpm for Yum. It can be found here:
The command would be:
3. Install the rpm using the 'rpm -ivh' command.
rpm -ivh yum-2.0.8-2.centos3.noarch.rpm
4. Yum will be installed. You can type 'man yum' to read the manual page.