Be Careful When Using Yum Remove

The Yum install command installs open source packages. It also installs any sub-packages upon which the desired package relies. Yum remove does the reverse. It will remove a requested package. What some users don’t know: Yum remove also removes any packages that depend on the package you removed. This is true whether running Yum manually or via the ACS open source package manager. For example, removing Python3 also removes packages that depend on it. The Yum command to remove Python3 is: yum remove python3 In addition to removing Python3, the command above would attempt to remove nodejs14 and other dependent…

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