Yellowdog Updater Modified (yum) is an interactive, rpm based, package manager.

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yum install http://www.example.com/package.rpm vs. rpm -ivh http://www.example.com/package.rpm

What's the difference between those commands? Are there any advantages to you yum or rpm for the same task? yum install ...
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Yum is asking for inexistent updateinfo.xml hashes on the repodata directory

Any idea why I need to "yum clean dbcache metadata" frequently. I am using centos6.6 and it have the epel repo. It frequently fails to get the packages from the mirrors with 404 error until I clean ...
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How can I confirm download status for yum update on RHEL5/CentOS5?

I have an older server/appliance running CentOS 5.x. When I run updates on it, yum shows something like this: The screen stays like that until all packages are downloaded -- no status or progress ...
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Where can I find gtkglextmm for centos 6?

Yet another "where can I find" question. I'm looking for gtkglextmm, the gtk/gl C++ wrapper, for CentOS 6. On my Ubuntu system, I know you can get it with sudo apt-get install ...
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Why don't most common Linux package managers allow package installation for normal users? [duplicate]

I tend to install quite a lot of packages with ./configure --prefix=$HOME && make && make install. Why can't I do this as easily with dpkg or yum? Or if I somehow can, what is the way ...
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PAC Manager dependencies problem under Centos 7.1

I have downloaded PAC Manager from sourceforge.net/projects/pacmanager/files/pac-4.0/pac-4.5.5.5-2.x86_64.rpm/download When I try to do yum install on it, I get dependency errors at the end: Error: ...
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Can yum be configured to import keys for non-Red Hat repositories?

If I build a new RHEL server (whichever version, doesn't matter) and then attempt to install packages from either RHN or Satellite via yum I'm prompted to accept the RHN GPG key. In our case, this ...
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Problems installing telnet on RHEL 5.8

telnet is not installed on my Linux server. I tried to install it with yum, but got an error: $ yum install telnet telnet-server -y /usr/bin/python: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Yum error while installing MongoDB on CentOS?

I am using Centos 6.6 (x86_64) Trying to install most stable mongodb version available. but I am stuck with this error (which might seem repeated but none of the previous answers worked for me) ...
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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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Reinstalling packages with missing/corrupt files

Following an unclean shutdown and a colourful fsck, a whole bunch of files have gone missing. The output of 'rpm -Va' is several hundred lines long (mostly missing files but also some checksum and ...
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Tree commands in linux

Does "#yum install tree -y" install tree onto my Linux operator?I have tried it however nothing has seemed to happen and when i try and open And if it does, how will I know that it has worked? ...
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Create yum repo with multiple keys

I need to create a yum repository but I have 5 gpgkeys, the idea is to configure the repo and each package install its own gpgkey automatically. In other words, I need to configure multiple gpgkeys ...
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yum.conf and installonlypkgs option

We set up our CentOS 6.x system that we could have a different versions of our software by means of installonlypkgs option in yum.conf. For example <mycoolpackage>-1.0.0-0.el6 and ...
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Kernel version not changing even though the new version is installed

Recently performed software update on a RHEL 6.6 (Santiago). Noticed that kernel version is not updated to latest one that was installed. kernel version before doing software update: [root@server01 ...
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yum update dependency in CentOS 6.6

After installing a rpm, by running sudo yum update in CentOS 6.6, I am getting the error Error: Package: qgis-python-2.8.1-3.el7.centos.x86_64 (neteler-QGIS-2.8-Wien) Requires: ...
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How to update my local repo that i am using to serve local machines?

I have created a local repo with 618 packages and made it available for my local servers.So that they dont fetch updates directly from RHEL repo. Here are some info about my local repo: ...
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How to replace generic-release with fedora-release?

Due to some accidental eclecticism in my repository list, the package fedora-release was uninstalled from my machine (a Fedora 21 laptop) and replaced with generic-release. I can't seem to be able to ...
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Install and solve dependencies offline for an old version of a package

I have to install a package (let's call it foobar) on a RHEL 6 server which has some pretty tight constraints: the server cannot access the Internet due to security reasons it lacks quite a lot of ...
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looking for a way to download a list of packages with yum

We are trying to setup a local repo that contains all the base packages. So to get started we need to download around 3500+ packages and save it in a folder that will be used as a Repo storage. We ...
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Where does yum store the temporary packages

When we do a yum install or yum update where does yum stores the downloaded packages in the system.
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How to prevent Apper from removing older kernels when updating (installonly_limit)

Fedora usually keeps 3 kernel versions installed by default, so a kernel update will remove the oldest kernel version installed. However, in some cases it may be necessary to keep all kernels. In ...
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Fedora12, yum can't find repositories [duplicate]

For some reasons I have to use old distro Fedora12, and yum in its default configuration is unable to locate URLs for packages. % yum search gcc Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit Error: Cannot ...
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CentOS 5.11: yum installs, but packages remain missing

I'm trying to figure out a very strange problem with yum on a fairly old CentOS 5.11 VPS using DirectAdmin. Executing the following command suggests the telnet package is installed: # yum install ...
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Why does yum history look different?

Earlier today when I typed sudo yum history I would get a list of operations with a heading like so: ID | Login user | Date and time | Action(s) | Altered ...
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Yum vs DNF (changed in Fedora 22)

As I was exploring about Fedora 22 (I'm currently using fedora 20), I came to learn that Yum has been replaced by DNF. Basically what I want to know is the difference between those two Fedora package ...
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Yumdownloader downloads packages of different architecture also

On a x86_64 machine, if I run the command - yumdownloader <pkg_name> , it downloads both i686 and x86_64 arch packages whereas on a i686 machine, it only downloads the i686 package. How to fix ...
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Creating a local yum repository without rpms

I can install packages from Internet using: yum install packagex This will download all the dependent packages and install them in order. For some of our customers who do not have Internet access, ...
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How to configure yum repo in centos 7

I have Installed CentOS 7 on my VMware. How to configure yum repo? What path do I have to give? ISO file is in my main machine.
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I want to trigger yum's RPM transaction myself by executing a rpm -ivh command. Which part of yum's source code do I change?

I would like to execute the rpm install command instead of letting YUM do it by changing its source code. Which part of the source code do I change ? I need this as I need to give additional options ...
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problem installing postgresql (opengeo) on fedora 22

I'm following the directions found at http://suite.opengeo.org/4.1/installation/redhat/install.html i created gedit /etc/yum.repos.d/OpenGeo.repo with the following text: [opengeo] name=opengeo ...
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How to pass options to RPM through YUM CLI?

I would like to pass the --excludepath option to RPM through YUM since YUM doesn't provide an option like that. The --excludepath option tells the rpm command to exclude all files that start with the ...
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Emacs dependency on librsvg2 error on Centos 6.6

I'm trying to install emacs and graphviz on my CentosBox. Its failing to resolve librsvg2: $ sudo yum install emacs graphviz Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Setting up Install Process Loading mirror ...
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Error: xz compression not available

I'm at a loss trying to fix this issue and was hoping someone could help. I'm running redhat enterprise v6.6 64bit and am tyring to install 32bit Skype. In the process of trying to fix the ...
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YUM failing install; not recognizing JDK

I am attempting to install some packages using YUM. The command I am using is: sudo yum repo-pkgs [my repo] install This produces the following result: Error: Package: [package name] ([my repo]) ...
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How to remove an rpm package while keeping certain files

Had an issue where 64-bit and 32-bit httpd packages were installed. When one of the packages is uninstalled via yum remove, it removes certain shared files like /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf. Is there ...
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Failed to create local repo in CentOS

I'm trying to create a loca repo in Centos 6.6, so: I created the file: [local] name=Centos $releasever-$basearch baseurl=file://var/pub/rpms gpgcheck=0 enabled=1 Then: mkdir /var/pub/rpms cp -r ...
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Is “yum -y install” safe?

Can I use yum -y to automatically install a package without fear that something unrelated will happen? E.g. I wonder if on a broken system some other package may be removed or updated due to ...
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“Running transaction (shutdown inhibited)” how much “inhibited” is shutdown?

When installing some packages with yum I see the text: Running transaction (shutdown inhibited) What does it exactly mean? Would it prevent me from shutting down the system if I typed shutdown ...
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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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I can not install MySQL using yum on Centos7

I've installed centos7 recently, but, when I am trying to install MySQL using the command: yum install mysql-community-server I keep getting Exiting on user cancel while I am not hitting any ...
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“yum-config-manager --disable <repoid>” How to get repoid for centos 7?

I mistaken installed centos7 minimal. But I want to install GUI for Centos 7.From this link, I try the following commands: yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop" "Graphical Administration Tools" But It ...
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Cannot install gcc on CentOs 6.6

I cannot install gcc on centOs because it cannot find some files, this is the last part of the console when I execute the "yum install gcc*": --> Processing Dependency: binutils-hppa64-linux-gnu ...
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How can I resolve “duplicates” in yum?

In a moment of confusion and impatience, I severely damaged my OS. Here's the deal... System: CentOS 7 Problem: essential packages like SAMBA do not work, and yum will not do anything. How it ...
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Download RPMs and their dependencies for an offline use

This Command Line have to prepare install all these rmps on my Centos 7.0 : yum install bison gettext glib2 freetype fontconfig libpng libpng-devel libX11 libX11-devel glib2-devel libgdi* libexif ...
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yum install: “No package <package-name> available”: fedora.repo empty

I am using Fedora 17 and I cannot install packages using yum. I get this error: [root@cousinot ~]# yum install fedup Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit medInria ...
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I have an RPM, and want to create an online repo

I have an rpm, a specific version of Spotify for Fedora, that is publicly available in a repository[1]. What can I do so that I will create a repository of mine(preferably in github) that will have ...
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MySQL: connection refused…coudn't find mysqld.service

I am trying to install MySQL onto a Fedora 14 VM. I successfully installed it using yum install mysql mysql-server after which I tried to start it with systemctl start mysqld.service which ...
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RPM Requires group

During RPM installation under the Requires section of my spec file how do I install a group of things? For instance: Requires: Developer Tools which will pull from yum because I execute this like ...
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How to modify files in yum.repos.d to install MySQL and others?

I am trying to install MySQL onto a Fedora 14 VM. I get the following message when trying to install MySQL: Error Downloading Packages: zlib-devel-1.2.5-2.fc14.x86_64: failure: ...