Its always better to remove unwanted packages from the server as they are having many advantages and its one of the best practices by an expert system admin to secure the server on a regular basis. In this post, we are discussing the advantages of removing unwanted packages from the server.
- Increase the disk space.
- Avoiding extra resources.
- Increase the binaries’ security.
We can use the following command to remove the unwanted packages from server.
yum list installed
yum list packagename
yum remove packagename
Using the list command, we can check the installed packages on the server, once we summarise the unwanted package names, we can remove it using the “yum remove” command.