Fedora / CentOS (OS specific)

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Package manager

Fedora and CentOS use Yum as their package manager.

To install a package, in this example proftpd FTP server, use the following command:

yum install proftpd

To remove a package, type:

yum remove proftpd

To automatically answer all questions affirmatively, use '-y' switch:

yum -y install proftpd

Services start-up

You can configure automatic start-up of services with 'chkconfig' utility.

To set a service for start-up, use:

chkconfig <service> on

To remove it, use:

chkconfig <service> off
Replace <service> with the name of service you want to configure:
chkconfig proftpd on


To find out the version of your OS you can use the following command:

cat /etc/*-release
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