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Thursday, April 27 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
370: Yum and RPM tricks to keep your open source software humming

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Yum is how open source software gets installed these days. Alan's presentation will make you a Yum and RPM master, ensuring your packges stay updated, sharing tricks to handle slow connections, how to find out what versions you have, troubleshooting PATH issues, coexisting with older open source packages, going back to an older version of a package, viewing a package's change log, and a lot more. Never be stumped by a Yum issue again!

Learning Objectives:
1. Tricks to upgrade, downgrade, learn what's in a package, and a lot more.
2. How to handle slow connections, an IBM i not connected to the internet, and much more, to prepare for any situation.

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Jack Woehr

Senior Engineer, Absolute Performance, Inc.
Author of Ublu, an open source remote language for IBM i.A Quantum Computing enthusiast, Jack is an IBM Qiskit Advocate, 2021 IBM Champion, 2022 IBM Champion, and 2023 Champion.A consulting programmer with over 30 years' experience in open source specializing in open source based IBM i modernization... Read More →

Thursday April 27, 2023 1:30pm - 2:30pm MDT
Plaza Court 4
  Systems Management
  • Session Level Intermediate
  • Audience Admins and developers considering or using open source on IBM i