How to Update Bash on CentOS 6 and CentOS 7

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for updating Bash on CentOS 6 and CentOS 7.
  • I’ll be working from both a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6 server and a Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
First, Clean-Up Yum
yum clean all
Update Bash
Updating Bash is as simple as running just one command: yum -y update bash
or… Update All Installed Packages
Optionally, it is possible to update all of the installed packages at once with the following command: yum -y update
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