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Install Yum Packages From a List

This article shows how to easily take a list of installed YUM packages from one server and then install those same packages on another server.

Get the list of installed packages from the source server:

rpm -qa --queryformat "%{NAME}\n" > ~/yum.list

Copy that list file (~/yum.list) to the target server and the run the following command:

xargs yum install < ~/yum.list

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