Linux : How to show the complete installed package list on RHEL/CentOS?

By | November 7, 2015

Here is two useful commands to display all the installed packages and version in your RHEL/CentOS Linux system.

1. Display a comprehensive and formatted list using Yum :

2. Display the list of RPM package with their full name :

TIP : The suggestion #2 is a good way to provision a new system with the same installed softwares and version. To make this list usable with Yum, just open it in Vi text editor and do the following command :

This will make a continuous text string with your package list name, you just have to prepend “yum install”.