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yum update, how to make rpm package updateable

need a link or tutorial on how to make an rpm package work with yum UPDATE. i have it and already works with yum INSTALL and yum ERASE, but is there somewhere info on how to make rpm package work when ...
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why “apt-get update” can't be on demand? [closed]

Excuse me if my question is a bit dummy... But I always wonder why all package managers can't refresh their indexes on-demand. For example, when I do "apt-get install something", why it can't verify ...
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How to check when yum update was last run

Is there a canonical way to find out the last time that yum update was run on a system? Our set up is that we have staging servers that run automatic updates, and provided they don't fall over, we ...
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How to update a package using puppet and a .deb file

I am trying to figure out the proper way to update/upgrade a deb package using puppet from a local source deb file. My current config looks like this... class adobe-air-2-0-4 { file { ...
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What is the “updater” in Plesk control panel actually updating?

Is it performing operating system package updates (with yum or what-have-you)? Or is it just updating Plesk itself? As a bonus question, if it isn't performing operating system package updates, then ...