Check YUM Updates For Specific Package

Find If Package Needs to be Updated

In this tutorial I will show you some surviving commands to find if a package needs to be updated.

Check Package Version

httpd -version


yum list installed | grep -i httpd

Above command will work only if the package was installed using yum

Check the changelog

rpm -q --changelog httpd

Check latest available yum package "ex.: for HTTPD"

yum info httpd
yum list updates httpd

Update Certain Package

yum update httpd

All above examples were done against Apache HTTPD

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