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# pari

## Handy Yum Commands for pari

### Command

### Description of Command

Information about the package, pari, which is shipped with common Linux distributions. The pari package is designed for, Number Theory-oriented Computer Algebra System.

**Package Name: **

pari

**Summary: **

Number Theory-oriented Computer Algebra System

**Description: **

PARI is a widely used computer algebra system designed for fast computations in number theory (factorizations, algebraic number theory, elliptic curves...), but also contains a large number of other useful functions to compute with mathematical entities such as matrices, polynomials, power series, algebraic numbers, etc., and a lot of transcendental functions. This package contains the shared libraries. The interactive calculator PARI/GP is in package pari-gp.

**Architecture: **

x86_64

**Version: **

2.3.5

**Release: **

2.el6

**Size: **

1.3 M

**Repository: **

epel

**From Repository: **

**Licence: **

GPL+

Control the pari package with the following handy commands outlined below.

**yum install pari**

This command will install pari on the server.

**yum remove pari**

This command will un-install pari on the server. When you run this command, you will be asked if you are sure that you want to remove pari, so you have to manually confirm that you want to do this.

**yum -y remove pari**

This command will un-install pari on the server. When you run this command with th e -y flag, you will not be prompted to check that you are sure you want to remove the package - so be sure you absolutely want to remove pari when using the -y flag.

**yum update pari**

This command will update pari to the latest version. When you run this command, you will be asked if you are sure that you want to remove pari, so you have to manually confirm that you want to do this.

**yum -y update pari**

This command will update pari to the latest version. When you run this command with the -y flag, you will not be prompted to check that you are sure you want to remove the package - so be sure you absolutely want to remove pari when using the -y flag.

**yum info pari**

This command will show you core information about the pari package.

**yum deplist pari**

This command will show you the dependencies for pari. Thankfully, when using Yum, if dependencies are required, these are also installed at the same time so you don't have to worry too much about that.

**yum check-update pari**

This command will check if there is an update waiting on pari. When you run this command this will return nothing if there is nothing to update, or, will return the package name if the package is due to be updated.