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Does yum install always install the latest app version?

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posted Sep 5, 2013 by Meenal Mishra

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Yum would always default to installing the highest version available, unless you provide the specific version number at the command.

answer Sep 5, 2013 by Luv Kumar
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AFAIK it installs the most recent version. Why would you expect it to do anything else?

answer Sep 5, 2013 by Sheetal Chauhan
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Yum gets its packages from default repository which contains the latest packages unless you don't change it manually.

answer Sep 6, 2013 by Satyabrata Mahapatra
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