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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How to know the path of a yum repository?

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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Download all dependencies with yumdownloader, even if already installed?

Is there a way to download all dependencies with yumdownloader, even if they are already installed? I'm trying to create a local repo and only want to include the packages we need.
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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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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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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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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 total)...
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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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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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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 http://...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/...
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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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CentOS how to update Ant Version to 1.8.x and higher?

I'm using CentOS 6.5 and installed Ant by using: yum install ant It came with Ant version 1.7.1, but I need the latest -- version 1.8.0. How to properly get the latest Ant version 1.8.x (or ...
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Creating yum .repo file from a remote repo using rpm

This command (from the install page for Varnish 3.x): rpm --nosignature -i http://repo.varnish-cache.org/redhat/varnish-3.0/el6/noarch/varnish-release/varnish-release-3.0-1.el6.noarch.rpm appears ...
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CentOS - install using yum Apache 2.4

I need Apache 2.4 in CentOS because with Apache 2.2 mod_proxy_wstunnel is not possible. I have tried this, but unfortunately its for RHEL. After installing, I can't execute the Apache 2.4. Can anyone ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-...
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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: 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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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: ftp://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 proceed....
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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 ...