A repository refers to a data structure, usually stored remotely on a server, that contains files and directories as well as a corresponding historical record of the changes that were applied to the data structure of the repository.

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Updating kali over https

I'm using my college's wifi to update my Kali system but it's unable to fetch any data for some reason. I'm sure that the firewall doesn't block Kali.org because I tried opening it in my web browser ...
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How do I usefully report a bug [on hold]

I've used Linux Mint for a while now and I'm quite the fan. I'm not expert enough to go messing with the kernel or anything like that, but I've noticed small bugs in a couple of software packages that ...
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What is the syntax of the /etc/yum.repos.d/*.repo files of official repositories of RHEL?

When we configure third-party repositories, the syntax of the .repo file is simple: [repo-id] name=Name of Repository baseurl=http://address/of/repo enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-...
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Refresh repositories in solaris 10

Is there a way to refresh the repositories in solaris 10, similar to apt update?
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What does the '@' mean in front of the repo name in `dnf list`?

When I want to list installed packages, I do it usually in one of two ways. The old fashioned way is using rpm -qa | grep <whatever I look for>, and that's that. But recently I wanted a more ...
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Where can I find and install the mingw-w64 packages for CentOS 7?

I'd like to compile programs for Windows (such as Firefox) using mingw-w64 (not mingw32) but am struggling to find the correct packages for CentOS 7. Here's a list of my repos: $ yum repolist ...
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git retains remote information from a deleted repository

I cannot clone any repository anymore. $ git clone git@bitbucket.org:myaccount/myrep.git Cloning into 'myrep'... conq: repository does not exist. fatal: Could not read from remote repository. ...
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Linux Server Management Tool [migrated]

I recently deployed 13 servers Red Hat 7.2 and I would like to know what will be an ideal server management tool that will allow me to patch, and automate servers within a small environment such as ...
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how to fix this error when try ubuntu Repository on kali?

i am add also ubuntu Repository to kali and type"apt-get upgrade" , so it trouble like this: how can i fix this? i want to make it successful . just tell me where the file that make call : ID_LIKE ?...
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How to know the path of a yum repository? [duplicate]

when I run the yum repolist , I get the follwoing repositories names yum repolist Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security This system is receiving updates from RHN Classic or RHN Satellite. ...
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accidentally deleted yum.repos.d/ fedora 24

I accidentally ran this command: sudo rm -r /etc/yum.repos.d/ How do I recover the contents of this folder / find out what they were ?
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Local Repository Mirror (apt-mirror issue)

I'm trying to set up a local mirror because I build debian systems over and over for fun. . . or something like that. So I installed the classic apt-mirror/apache2 combo. It's been going relatively ...
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linux + yum + how to print the yum variables by yum command

I just Wondering if we can print the yum parameters without to view the yum configuration files ( by more or cat or vi ... etc) for example I configured the variable , in /etc/yum.conf ...
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Mixing yum repos for different OS major versions does not work

First of all: I am well aware that in general it is a very bad idea to mix yum repos for different major OS versions. However on CentOS 7 I need a few packages from CentOS 6. So I have added CentOS 6 ...
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edit repo file with sed

I want to edit manually my repo file from the command-line, preferably using sed. How can I do that based on the repo-name I want to edit? I want to search for a specific repo-name (example: reponame-...
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Mixing repositories for different OpenSUSE versions

At the OpenSUSE upgrade page what it takes to upgrade is just to change the repositories to point to the software of the 'destination' system and kind-of 'notices it' and the system then becomes, say, ...
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Why can't I fetch the gcc-doc package on Debian?

When I was testing some code snippets from Stack Overflow, I realized that I haven't any man-pages for GCC on my Debian System. But when I try to get them from Debian's repositories it outputs E: ...
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What the difference between -pool & -updates on SLES11-SPx

I recently downloaded the updates for SLES11-SP3. The directory lists the following: SLE11-SDK-SP3-Pool .repodata repodata rpm SLE11-SDK-SP3-Updates .old.repodata repodata rpm .mirror SLES11-...
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App Repo vs Package Repo?

What is the difference between an "app repository" like EPEL / RPMForge / etc and a "package repo" like PkgDB? Can I point yum / df to pkgDB so it can figure out where to download stuff from without ...
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How do I resolve this yum problem: “no repomd file”

I am using Fedora 20 and trying to install several software packages. e.g. sudo yum install python-matplotlib And get this response for every package I try: Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-...
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Zabbix web install Redhat conflicts php

I am trying to install Zabbix on redhat 7 64bit. The zabbix server installed successfully with command yum install zabbix-server-mysql But I am getting conflicts with php70u with php56u when I tried ...
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Local DVD Repository with CentOS

I inserted the CentOS 6 dvd in my machine, mounted it with following command mount /dev/cdrom /DVD Then this command to create repo file vi /etc/yum.repos.d/DVD.repo And inserted these lines in ...
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RHUI 2.1 Error Downloading the repo

We are facing this error on RHUI when downloading the repo. unable to find any solution on Red Hat site there is one link which guides us to edit some file for proxy settings. but we done have any ...
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Why do yum need to access ${repodir}/repodata/repomd.xml?

I am installing Cloudera Hadoop. Already have 3 data node, now am installing 4th data node with the same http proxy. The previous 3 data node were installed successfully which have the same network ...
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Installing a package manually using apt-get

I'm trying to install a deb package offline using apt-get command. From what I understand, I can download a package manually from the internet. Put it in the local repository folder (which is usually /...
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yum - separate proxies connection to non proxies

On my RHEL7 server, I have: RHEL repositories on a local server Other repositories on the net (EPEL, etc) When I run yum, I would like to use my proxy server only for external repositories (or for ...
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How to use a mirror of security.ubuntu.com?

I don't have access to http://security.ubuntu.com. In the Software Sources settings, I already selected a mirror for Base (trusty). But when I update, I see that it is still using http://security....
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apt looking for i386 files, even though architecture is amd64

I am trying to use a file repository for updating linux/ubuntu on a non-connected machine. The architecture for this machine (uname -a): x86_64 GNU/Linux The results of dpkg --printarchitecture are:...
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apt mirror chooses wrong architecture

I tried to do a repository mirror using apt-mirror and it inexplicably choose the wrong architecture. This is the architecture of the mirroring machine: uname -a Linux MyWorkStation 3.2.0-76-generic ...
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How to access local repository mirror?

I am trying to access a local apt mirror which is on a usb drive. The file tree on the drive is /apt-mirror /mirror /archive.ubuntu.com /dists /pool /skel ...
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Do I need these repos in my local CentOS YUM mirror?

I'm setting up a local CentOS mirror for three revs of the OS: 5, 6 and 7. Given that space is a premium, I'd like to pare things down where I can. With rsync, I'm already excluding ISOs for all and ...
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Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base

When I say # yum update This is output: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, replace, security Setting up Update Process Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile YumRepo Error: All mirror URLs are ...
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curl: (77) pbm with the SSL CA cert (path? access rights?)

I am in root in my directory on CentOS release 6.6 and I want to do the following in order to install mysql in upper version on centOS: rpm -Uvh https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-...
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Install a specific old package with dependencies

I need to install a specific version of tomcat (6.0.16) using apt-get install with dependencies from an old Debian repository. Old repositories can be found at: http://snapshot.debian.org/archive/...
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sources.list.d files are automatically configured: how can I change them persistently? [duplicate]

Google recently discontinued support for 32-bit Chrome repositories on Linux. That's fine; I don't care: I'm on 64-bit. No problem. Unfortunately, it causes apt update to fail because it fails to ...
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installing virtualbox apt-get wants to download gcc-4.8 --> replacing gcc-4.9?

I'm trying to install virtuabox on Debian 8.3 using the contrib repos. When I use apt-get install virtualbox it wants to install gcc-4.8, but I already have gcc version 4.9.2 installed. What am I ...
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Does “apt-get -s upgrade” or some other apt command have an option to list the repositories the packages will be downloaded from?

Does apt-get -s upgrade or some other apt command have an option to list the repositories the packages will be downloaded from? apt-cache policy will tell you for an individual package but I need ...
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Creating my own repository on debian based linux

I want to create my repository on my debian based machine! so: $ touch /etc/apt/myown.list urls: http://www.domain.ext/path/to/repository smb: smb://path/to/repository ftp: ftp://ftp....
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How-to create a DVD from a network repository

I have to install a Suse Enterprise Server 11.4 on some servers that have no connection to the internet. On them I have to install some software from unofficial repositories, as MariaDB connectors, ...
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Strange yum behavior - Centos

I've been spinning my head for 2 hours now trying to understand how yum goes through a repo. I'm getting a very strange behavior. Some background: Local epel-7 CentOS repo on repo server The repo ...
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Choose software from Debian repository

How can I choose which software I want to install from a Debian repository? I know that didn't make much sense, let me explain more detail. I want to install a «unstable» version of gnupg with (ECC ...
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Rolling Release Kali Linux repositories [closed]

My question is whether anyone using Kali Linux installed in a Virtual Box or VMware, using Windows 10 as host operating system, has fully upgraded using the Rolling Release repositories and still had ...
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APT repositories on Android

I am using a terminal emulator on Android called "Termux". It comes with the APT command installed. However, the repository is very limited. What I want to do, is to see if larger repositories like ...
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yum update error in RHEL 5.11

http://10.91.209.2:81/builds/rhel/RHEL6.4-Server-x86_64/Server/repodata/af55926cd66a289d9c7eaf352b2ed91ca0e28f91a505fff2b5c4c7cc2f1885e0-primary.sqlite.bz2: [Errno -3] Error performing checksum Trying ...
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Putting RPM files along with Proprietary source code in common repository

We have a large Repository of Proprietary source code (C, C++, PerlScripts, MakeFiles) which does not contain the compiled object files. When running the Build Process on a workspace, the object files ...
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Unable to get rid of repo on Centos 7

I have a Centos 7 machine on which I am trying to install PHP 5.6 and associated binaries. For this purpose, I installed the epel and the remi repos. I also installed the webtatic repo which now is ...
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Steps to make a new repository work?

On RHEL7 once I had to create a new repository config file /etc/yum.repos.d/foo.repo to fetch packages from a remote server: [foo] name=Foo Repo baseurl=http://10.2.3.4/path/ enabled=1 gpgcheck=0 ...
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dnf - how to show which mirror url has been chosen?

Below is the part of bash log, the full log can be achieved at https://gist.github.com/limkokhole/f2a423112aa005f10862: [xiaobai@xiaobai hello]$ dnf --verbose download --source readline cachedir: /...
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Error getting repository data for epel, repository not found

I have installed the newest epel and want to install mod_evasive rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm Uname -a: Linux #1 SMP Fri Nov 22 03:15:...
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Kali 1.0 - can't use apt-get or install notepadqq

I can't get anything to install via apt-get and I'm using Kali 1.0. I also can't get notepadqq to install. How can I get this to work? root@kali:~/Desktop# apt-get update Err http://­security.kali....