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trying to install chef-client package via local yum repo

I am trying to make chef-11.16.4-1.el6.x86_64.rpm available to our servers via a local yum repo that we've built. it is not available in RHEL Repos, so i had to manually download and save it in our ...
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Does RPM automatically retry failed download attempts?

My particular situation isn't on a Linux box, rather an IBM i. But I'm running RPM within a BASH shell and attempted to download and install nano using RPM - it failed. I didn't think anything of it,...
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how to create a on-demand rpm mirror

i would like to create a rpm repository for fedora packages on my local network. due to storage limitations i want the repository to be empty initially and download packages once they are accessed. ...
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Big trouble : rpm empty db, install V3 RSA/SHA1 Signature, key BAD, YumRepo Error

I'm little tired because I have spent hours solving problems, and can't find a solution on Centos 6.6. I have many troubles: rpm db is empty: try googling, find restore process, but always empty ...
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Is is possible to override an RPM's service user account during installation?

While doing an installation of an RPM using either rpm or yum is it possible to override the default user account that's typically defined in the RPM .spec file? I'm specifically dealing with an RPM ...
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option conflicts between FPM and ./configure

Short version- trying to use FPM to make an RPM and the --python-blahblahblah flags seem to not be working. I think they are being overwritten by something else and I'm hoping someone who understands ...
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rpm temp file question (rpm-tmp)

When installing an RPM on CentOS, I receive the following error message: /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.44492: line 578: [: too many arguments The trouble I'm having is that /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.xxxxx file is always ...
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yum + how to know to which site yum download the packages? [duplicate]

when I am installing rpm by yum (VIA Red Hat Network) as the following example down how to know to which site (URL ADDRESS) yum refer to? for example https://rhn.redhat.com or https://...
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RPM Spec file seeing single command as two?

I'm having an odd issue with my spec file. I realize that my spec file is entirely improper but I am not here for a lecture. Within it, I have the following line: sudo docker exec -d tomcat cp /opt/...
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Proper way to use repository-packages

My task is "find set of installed packages that belong to a repository". I try to do: sudo dnf repository-packages REPO info installed So I can determine if I need to disable it or not. But ...
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Install Locally using dnf in Fedora without using internet connection

I am trying to locally install an rpm package without using the internet. I tried the following: sudo rpm -u kernel-devel-4.2.7-200.fc22.x86_64.rpm and I got: error: kernel-devel-4.2.7-200.fc22....
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How To Locate Dependencies Needed by RPM Packages

I am trying to deal with keeping our RHEL 5 server patched up, but also dealing with our security constraints. This particular server is not allowed to talk to the Internet. So yum isn't really an ...
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Why Centos RPM can not be done by the root user

In CentOS wiki says that can not be done rpm-packages under the root user, because it may damage the system. Why? I do not understand what exactly it can do harm. The documentation RPM nothing found. ...
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Installing Octave Dependencies on CentOS 6 using yum

I am trying to install Octave 4.0.0 (from source) locally in my home directory on a CentOS 6 cluster. This is a rather extensive install (see list of dependencies). I have several issues : From ...
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How can I get a dependency of “default-jre” to work for .rpm packages?

After asking the question Can I indicate that a .deb package depends on Java, but not specify what implementation (e.g. OpenJDK, IcedTea, Oracle)?, I was helpfully informed that I could include a ...
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Does repo's Nvidia disable Nouveau

Yes, it has many Q&A about the Nouveau x Nvidia drivers concerning Fedora 24. However, I didn't find one detail I need to know. I entered the guide to look for, As nouveau is enabled by ...
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Unable to use yum repos whether with baseurl or mirrorlist in CentOS 6.5

Since a couple of days, I'm unable to retrieve repositories data with Yum, in my CentOS 6.5 server. I did yum clean all a dozen of times, it emptied all but didn't solved the problem. I tried to ...
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How to convert RHEL rpm to CentOS

My team receives software in a RHEL format from another team. RHEL requires licensing to use and deliver their media. Our team converts the operating system to CentOS which is based on RHEL but does ...
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Why does yum continue to complain about a missing dependency that is already installed?

I have a self-created rpm for mapserver 6.2.1 that I want to support Oracle, but I am having a lot of difficulties getting it all to work. I have installed the oracle-instantclient12.1-basic-12.1.0.1....
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PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/php_mysql.so'

I am running PHP 5.6 on Linux. When I try to load a PHP page, I'm getting the following PHP error. PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library /usr/lib64/php/modules/php_mysql.so' When I look ...
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yum install error nothing to do (MYSQL, CentOS 7)

I'm trying to install MYSQL instead of MariaDB on my VPS CentOS 7. I used this command: wget http://repo.mysql.com/mysql-community-release-el7-5.noarch.rpm yum install http://dev.mysql.com/get/mysql-...
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What's the fastest way to install Postgresql on Wind River 7.0?

I'm new to bare-bones Linux systems and need to install postgres on a wind river Linux distribution. My plan was to install yum and then use yum to install the postgres rpm. I've tried to install ...
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Getting “cpio: Bad magic” when trying to rpm install into a mounted Logical Volume

I am trying to follow the Xen guide to provision a domU using package installation of the Fedora 15 release (the dom0 is CentOS 5.6). I've run the rpm install command with an alternate root to a ...
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Why does the Centos apache httpd-2.2.3 rpm remove the bundled apr,apr-util,pcre?

I am manually building httpd-2.2.17 from the source. Just to make sure I have the configuration options right, I checked the latest CENTOS apache srpm (which is for httpd-2.2.3). In the httpd.spec I ...
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How to Resolve a .so Dependency

I have a package (.rpm) on CentOS 6.5 that requires a .so file, which I also have on my machine. When I attempt to install the package I get an error stating unresolved dependencies regarding the .so ...
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Enable SCL python27 so other RPMs can see it

Trying to create an RPM that uses Python 2.7 on a RHEL 6 machine. I'm using SCL to enable Python2.7 and building the RPM with it fine. However, when I try to install that RPM on a different system ...
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Reinstaling NSS library on CentOS (Amazon AMI)

I had a problem during updating of the packages on CentOS AMI from Amazon (S3). I got a bunch of duplicated packages. Among them: nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-14.2.38.amzn1.x86_64 is a duplicate with ...
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Local installation of .rpms using YUM

I'm asking this question cautiously because I don't want to get this wrong. I have a program_name.rpm file saved locally on my server (CentOS 6.5). I have installed it previously just by navigating ...
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rpm --verify does not inform about missing file

I noticed there is a missing file in the MySQL installation in a RHEL server. I want to know if there are more missing files so I tried to use rpm --verify (or rpm -V), however it doesn't output ...
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rpm -Vf doesn't report a changed file

I'm trying to write a puppet module that writes a templated config out but onlyif it's the stock config from the RPM (so as to not screw with any formatting they have going on). The rest of config ...
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“Requires: perl(:MODULE_COMPAT_5.8.8)”

I use CentOS 6.5 for my server with below repository: IUS epel ces-standard-* base/upgrade/extras When I tried to update today (it's been a while I haven't updated this server), I got the ...
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Getting Error in Dependency Resolution during installing vlc media player on centos7?

I was trying to install vlc on centos7 using yum install vlc as root user, But didn't succeed. I think previously I install wrong repository. I am getting following error. Following is only part ...
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I installed python 2.7 on RHEL6 server, want to go back to 2.6

I am on RHEL6 and I installed python27 using these commands: sudo sh -c 'wget -qO- http://people.redhat.com/bkabrda/scl_python27.repo >> /etc/yum.repos.d/scl.repo' sudo yum install python27 ...
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How to modify default install directory for rpmbuild command?

On Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11, I use rpmbuild to install a source rpm: linux-a21w:/usr/src/packages/SPECS # rpmbuild -v -bi zlib.spec By default, it installs into /var/tmp/zlib-1.2.7-build ...
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Build an RPM for a specific minor version of RH

I need an RPM built for a specific minor version of RH, so that it only installs on that minor version (ex RHEL 6.4) and not on other minor versions like RHEL 6.6. Also when rpm/yum installs this pkg ...
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Fedora 20: Chrome can't install from repository, version conflicts

I previously had Chrome installed via downloading an rpm package and just installing, but I'm trying to install the latest version of Chrome from a repository so I can keep it updated. I uninstalled ...
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What is less doing with rpm, and how do I get that text without rpm

When I execute less package.rpm, less shows me all sorts of meta info about the package. What is less exactly doing - does it have built in code to be able to extract meta info, or is an rpm ...
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Self updating application

I'm writing an application (say, example_1.0.rpm) that is hosted externally (on example.com) and this app tries to update itself on every launch whenever new version is available. My approach: ...
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Package additional in-tree modules

Targeting an up to date Fedora whose kernel unfortunately lacks a module: Is it possible to package the module (using kmod or whatever existing infrastructure), so that the module package has the ...
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Can I build centos 7 (el7) rpm package on centos 6 (el6) server?

There are some documents teaching me on how to build rpm by myself in centos with rpm-build or mock. I am fine to build them for el6 rpm package. My question is, can I build a rpm package for centos ...
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yum --download for CentOS with ubuntu?

I have an enterprise network, people seems not willing to download rpm and dependancies for CentOS. How can I yum --download pkg_name --directory my_repo in a system which do not use yum as ...
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Centralized package management for RPM based distro

We have about 6 servers under Linux CentOS. And I want to have possibility to view (best will be some web-interface, but console-only useful too) outdated packages, which can be updated and have all ...
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httpd-devel requires outdated version of glibc-common on CentOS 6.3

httpd-devel requires an outdated version of glibc-common on CentOS 6.3 x86_64 and Apache/2.2.15. It wants 2.12-1.80.el6 and I have 2.12-1.80.el6_3.3.x86_64 installed (via CentOS @update repo) Here is ...
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Cannot update glibc on CentOS 7

I have CentOS 7 installed. I want to install the APR package for Apache, and I'm told I cannot install it because it requires at least glibc.2.14 while I have glibc.2.12 installed. I have downloaded ...
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How to change from existing DEB files to Centos RPM

I'm moving a product from Ubuntu 12.04 to Centos 6.6. I have ~500 deb files. (for example 'dpkg -i libaio1_0.3.109-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb'). I need these debs on Centos . Is there a viable way to ...
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What are the pros/cons of deb vs. rpm?

For whatever reasons, I've always used RPM based distros (Fedora, Centos and currently openSUSE). I have often heard it stated that deb is better than rpm, but when asked why, have never been able to ...
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can not install mysql-server on centos 6.7 32bit . Error: need rpm?

when I try to install mysql-server on centos with this command: yum install mysql-server server replies: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security Setting up Install Process Loading mirror speeds ...
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How does createrepo work. How does yum understand parse its files. A conceptual explanation

I am not looking for a how-to on creating a repo (createrepo) or using yum. I want to understand how they work together. I want to know what files yum looks at and why, what those files contain. I ...
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List all RPM packages installed from repo “X”

How can I get a list of all of the RPM packages that have been installed on my system from a particular repo (e.g., "epel")?
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What does EL5 and EL6 means in term of packages?

I am new to CentOS and I am using it because Citrix XenServer is running on it. [root@xen01 shm]# uname -a Linux xen01 2.6.32.43-0.4.1.xs1.8.0.855.170800xen #1 SMP Mon Jul 21 05:12:35 EDT 2014 i686 ...