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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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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Common packages from multiple repos(Ubuntu 14.04) [closed]

Which repository will Ubuntu choose to download a package from if the same package is available in more than one repos? I have Backbox installed and I added Cyborg Hawk's repo in the source.list file ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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How to search for available software in repositories though CLI?

I want to be able to search all available software like one would using "Synaptic Package manager" or "Ubuntu Software Center" through Command Line.` I want a better way than pressing Tab after ...
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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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CentOS how to update Ant Version to 1.8.x and higher?

I'm using CentOS v6.5 and installed Ant by using: yum install ant But it came with Ant version 1.7.1. And i need the latest Ant version 1.8.0. How to properly get the latest Ant version 1.8.x (or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to change the repository settings for yum installer?

I am pretty much new to Linux. I am trying to install tint2 on CentOS. When I try to install using the command yum install tint2, it gave following error checking for X11... configure: error: Package ...
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What's The Best(tm) way to install Emerald into Mint 12?

I understand that the Mint people seem to know what I want better than I do and all (kidding!) but I'd really like to get Emerald installed without resorting to compile from source. So far I can't ...
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Update a Red Hat repo with no packages

I'm attempting to install a handful of packages on my RHEL 5.10 (Tikanga) server, however I'm prevented from doing this because of an installed repo with zero packages. When I do yum repolist, it ...
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Install package from repo not in sources

Our machines bootstrap from a Debian repo repo.foo.com/test trusty We need to be able to programatically install a package of a higher version from a separate repo repo.foo.com/dev trusty and would ...
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No repositories in RedHat (via VMWARE)

I have installed a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 on VMWARE. I am unable to find any repositories. I want to perform the following -> yum groupinstall virtualization "virtualization client" ...
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Linux Mint Rebecca - Packages 404 Not Found

Whenever I do sudo apt-get update I get the following error W: Failed to fetch http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/ubuntu/dists/rebecca/mongodb-org/3.0/multiverse/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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Where to find third party repositories containing the software I want to install?

I'm using sles for my company pc. Now I want to install a new desktop environment. I run zypper lr, below is the output: # | Alias | Name |Enabled | ...
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Some packages in mint not updating

I'm new to Linux Mint 12 and I can't tell for sure, but I think I'm missing some updates. When I run update manager and it's fetching the list of packages to be updated, a bunch of packages list ...
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How do I turn a local yum repository into a local satellite for many other repositories

I am not sure I am asking this question in the best way. I am doing my best to ask it in the clearest way possible. I would like to build a local (to my cluster) yum repository server such that I ...
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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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How to get 60 day SLES activation code. SOLUTION: you can get it just from SLES 12 to 11sp4

How to get activate code by Novell Customer Center? Trying to get a subscription to update from the official SLES repository. I can't understand: how could I get the activation code by email? ...
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How to find and install specify package by command?

I know I am noob.... As far as I know, Linux can only install package from its Repository list. And there are plenty of repositories out there. After you have installed/updated the repository list, ...
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sudo yum repolist show repo not in /etc/yum.repo.d

I'm having a little issue with yum. I'm trying to install a package but i realised yum it’s pulling it from the wrong repo (let’s call it repoB) (I have added my own repo(let’s call it repoA) in the ...