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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Getting error whenever trying to add a repository

Whenever I try to add a repository I get a NoDistroTemplate Exception. I am using Linux Mint 14 Nadia. tusharmakkar08@tusharmakkar08-Satellite-C660 ~ $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java ...
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apt-get update failed to fetch and /sources.list.d/ empty

Running the sudo apt-get update command, I got the following error: Fetched 988 kB in 16s (59,3 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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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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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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Should reposync download repodata?

I am using reposync on an RHN repo. It downloads the RPMs just fine, but doesn't download repodata. I know I can run createrepo, but I'd like to keep group install info. Is this normal behavior? ...
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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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yum installs an old version of cmake

For some reason when I run yum to get cmake it will install an older version. Could it be because my repo list is not complete? I'm on CentOS 6 using a minimal desktop install from the non-net install ...
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Yum Returns Errors when using

When I try to use Yum (e.g. # yum update) I get an error and it prevents me from using Yum. Any help on this would be really cool! This is the error that I get when I try to run a Yum command: # yum ...
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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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Possible to download all the packages from “groupinstall” and then run ( yum --nogpgcheck localinstall *.rpm )?

This is the original command: yum groupinstall "Desktop" "Desktop Platform" "X Window System" "Fonts" I would like to create 4 folders for these. (1 folder for each). mkdir Desktop mkdir ...
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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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How to fix GPG key retrieval failed: [Errno 14]?

I'm using Centos 6.5 and when I want to install packages from yum I get this error: GPG key retrieval failed: [Errno 14] Could not open/read file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-puias How can I fix ...
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How to integrate and use github in atom

Unfortunately github does not have an official client for Linux . Therefore I want to know if there is a way to integrate github to atom (Their text editor) and manage the github repos directly ...
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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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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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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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How to add repository from shell in Debian?

In Ubuntu one can add a repository to apt-get via the following command - sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair As Ubuntu is based on Debian code base, I was expecting that the same ...
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Install Flash for Chromium on elementary OS

I tried the following link to install via the commands. $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install chromium-browser $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skunk/pepper-flash $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo ...
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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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apt-get prompts for CDs when installing packages, how do I make it stop?

I used ubuntu linux before, and I installed debian OS on my labtop using DVDs that I burned. But when I'm trying to use apt-get to install software, the system always asks me to insert disk to ...
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Install mplayer on Centos 7

I've been trying for several days to install mplayer on Centos 7 without success, I've install many repos but nothing works, I've always the following error: -> Resolve Dependencies completed ...
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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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read only TMOUT variable – workaround to disable automatically exit shell when there is no activity

We have here a read only Bash variable. I am not allowed to unset that variable. $ echo $TMOUT 1800 As a workaround I wrote those lines (that my session don't exit) #!/usr/bin/perl $|++; while ...
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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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How to find files that are not owned by any package?

In my system I have files that not belong to any package, they are mine or from compiled programs installed with make install. How can I find all files that do not belong to any package?
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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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local yum repository with grouplist not working

I am trying to create a local yum repository with group list for RHEL 6. Packages from DVD are dumped at the following location /var/www/html/rhelisos/ To create the repo, I used the following ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Debian partial Mirror - “debpartial-mirror” specific mirroring

I am using Debian 7.3 with debpartial-mirror in order to create and maintain an offline mirror. Since I need only the basic packages (packages needed for installation via PXEboot and maybe the most ...
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Can I use the kali linux repositories from a debian installation?

I'd like to install some of the applications in the Kali distro on my Debian installation. Is it possible? Would you recommend to add the Kali repositories and just install them? Would that cause ...
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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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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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Remove yum repo using yum

I have no root access on my machine at work, but I have sudo permission to use sudo yum (and only yum). Recently I accidentally installed a faulty repository (dropbox), and now I'd like to remove it. ...