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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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: ...
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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

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 ...
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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 ...
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Problem installing MongoDB using apt-get?

I am following "tutorialforlinux.com/2014/12/13/how-to-install-mongodb-for-linux-debian-9-sid-32-64bit-step-by-step-easy-guide/" tutorial to install MongoDB in kali linux 2.0. MongoDb version I ...
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How to install a newer version of mysql workbench than is available in my distro's repos

I'm guessing this will be a quick fix for you. I am trying to install a version of mysql workbench that is NEWER than what is available to me through the regular debian repos. I started by adding ...
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Add Ubuntu Repository to Debian

I would like to know how I can add the Ubuntu repository with Debian's, as there are some drivers and games I want that aren't on the Debian repository. For example, darkplaces is a game I want that ...
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When have software mirrors been compromised before?

Stemming from this answer Mirrors can be compromised (this has happened in the past). It's easier to watch a single distribution point. If an attacker managed to upload a malicious package ...
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How can I install kernel header files for Kali 1.1.0 (moto) “3.18.0-kali1-amd64”?

I require the linux-headers to install vmware-tools but kali recently discontinued support for moto https://www.kali.org/news/kali-moto-eol/ They did leave up an old repository under the url ...
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Where to find an active bootstrap repository server?

I am trying to install Arch Linux. I have already extracted and downloaded the bootstrap image. After that, the instructions say: Select a repository server by editing ...
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Unable to connect repositories in openSUSE leap?

Unable to add Community repository or refresh repository in openSUSE LEAP It isn't a problem with my network connection. Here's the output when I open yast>>online repositories>>refreshrepositories ...
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Unable to install mod_pagespeed on Apache 2.4

I have installed Apache 2.4 on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.7 (Santiago) by following these steps Step1 cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ wget ...
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Does linux mint use the ubuntu repos or their own repos? [duplicate]

I prefer the cinnamon desktop included with Linux Mint but there are some applications that I require that are in the ubuntu repos. Does linux mint use the ubuntu repos or their own repos? I know ...
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No clisp in Debian's repository?

I want to install clisp. My /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib deb-src http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib deb ...
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Errno 14 PYCURL ERROR 7- “couldn't connect to host”

When trying to connnect to a remote RHEL 6 linux server which contains a list of necessary rpms for my other linux clients, I get the error above (title). I have this ...
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Synchronizing actual version of Mercurial repository for multiple workplaces

I have three different Linux-based working places, each with a different computer. I need to have a repository synchronized to keep coding on the latest version each time I move from a workplace to ...
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External HDD repository doesn't play nice w/ dependencies?

My previous laptop died, so I decided to start Ubuntu anew on another. I've put the HD of the first into an External HDD and followed these instructions. The idea is that I'd like to not have to ...
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Why does linux not allow multiple versions in the central repository?

I'm total newb to Linux, but here goes.. It seems to me that a lot of the problems using Linux is because of mismatched dependencies. Specifically that you can't install two versions of a library. ...
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To remove repository in Debian 8.1? [duplicate]

I added one conflicting repository by sudo add-apt-repository ppa:obsproject/obs-studio and now I would like to remove the repository in my Debian 8.1. I cannot find it in /etc/apt/sources.list. ...
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Prevent apt-get upgrade from using certain repos

I've added the ubuntu base repo http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu vivid main and a couple of PPAs into my debian installation to get access to some software that's not available on a debian repo. I've ...
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Does using spacewalk require RHEL subscription?

Planning to use spacewalk for patch management on RHEL Linux servers built in amazon web services. Can someone clarify if it requires a direct subscription from RHEL for downloading packages from ...
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403 Forbidden Error when trying to connect to ubuntu repositories

Im running Ubuntu 14.04 and havent run sudo apt-get update for many months. When I try to update local /etc/apt/sources.list apt-get can connect to many repos no problem, but many (maybe 15% of ...
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Can I set a proxy for specific yum repositories?

I know I can set a proxy server globally for all repos in /etc/yum.conf but can I do it separately for specific repositories? e.g. this is a line I can put in /etc/yum.conf ...
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Is atrpms dead?

I have used atrpms repo before, but recently I am getting this error whenever I try to update or install something http://dl.atrpms.net/el6Server-x86_64/atrpms/stable/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 12] ...
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Can I add officials debian repository to kali 2.0 source list

Can I add the following debian wheezy repository to kali 2.0 source list or will it hurt my system? Because I know kali was built on debian wheezy. deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian wheezy main ...
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Adding existing data to SVN server-side repository

I have a CentOS 7-based SVN server. Is there a way to create a repository over existing data? The server is based in /home/server. I need this folder to become an SVN repository, so my friends and I ...
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KDE 5 of Debian Jessie - What Qt version was used to compile it?

I had go back to Windows a while ago because of the incompatibility of linux desktops with high-res (UHD) and touch screens. As now it got much better than before, I'd like to come back to linux, as ...
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Debian: unable to locate package opencv, known to exist

I'm running wheezy Debian on a BeagleBone: root@beaglebone:~# cat /etc/*-release PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)" NAME="Debian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="7" VERSION="7 (wheezy)" ID=debian ...