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

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Building from Source on CentOS 5 or newer

I've got a few applications of which I've got to build from source files in order to make it work on CentOS (the programs do not exist in the yum repos). I may be missing something, but unlike Debian ...
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How to resolve duplicate packages due to interrupted yum update

This morning I went to update gitlab-ce using yum on our CentOS6 server from 8.8.4 to 8.8.5. Unfortunately about halfway through the first of the two gitlab-ce package install steps I accidentally ...
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'yum' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file [closed]

I installed CentOS 7 minimal on VirtualBox; when I type: yum install net-tools I get this error: 'yum' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
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yum + how to remove unused rpm/patch on linux redhat

I am using yum to install a patch update on my RedHat Linux machine, Is it possible to use yum on different way in order to uninstall unused rpms/patches? My goal is to remove the unnecessary rpm/...
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is it possible to list documentation via yum like RPM does

rpm has the function rpm -qd somepackage which will list all documentation files associated with the given package. does yum have such a feature? I am unable to find one.
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Add missing file after remove all file older 90 days

I'm facing a big problem wity my server, running centos 5.x Last day, i write a command to delete all old log files: LOG_FOLDER= /var/spool/asterisk/backup find $LOG_FOLDER/* -mtime +90 -delete ...
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Getting Error updating CentOS 6.7

I am trying to update CentOS and getting errors as follows. I tried to remove Python and I couldn't. [root@csc ~]# cat /etc/issue CentOS release 6.7 (Final) Kernel \r on an \m Error updating Cent-...
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What is the opposite of yum provides?

yum provides <command> tells you what package provides, for instance, /usr/bin/python. But how do I find out what commands are provided by a certain package?
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No package pgadmin3 available

I'm running CentOS release 6.7 (Final) I'm trying to install sudo yum install pgadmin3 I keep getting Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security Setting up Install Process ...
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Create a repository for home-made packages for RHEL with a basic CentOS

I work on a company network. I have downloaded a centOS CD-ROM from the Internet but i cannot have a direct access to the Internet. I have a limited understanding of the yum package system but I ...
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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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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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Yum Broke For some reason

I am trying to install MySQL Client I am getting this annoying message. I am still unable to find the proper answer. [root@localhost Downloads]# yum install mysql-bench There was a problem importing ...
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error re-installing httpd on CentOS 7, how can I resolve it?

On a CentOS 7 server, I am encountering an error when trying to re-install httpd. How can I resolve this error and get httpd up and running again? Here is the first error that resulted when I ...
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How to install or upgrade package with yum with a zero exit code?

I'm working on a script to install a package from a URL. The script needs to install the package if it isn't installed and forcibly replace the existing version with the specified RPM if it is already ...
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Yum file conflicts due to my mistake. How do I fix?

I did something stupid. I simply scped my rpmforge repo files from another (working) machine on to my dev box, and ran yum update. This yielded: root@dev07 /etc/yum.repos.d # yum update Loaded ...
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CentOS: what impact does a kernel update have?

When running this on CentOS 6: yum update I get this: --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: 2:irqbalance-1.0.4-6.el6.x86_64 (base) Requires: kernel >= 2.6.32-279 ...
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What is a good distribution to use that is similar to Amazon Linux [closed]

I'm running the "Amazon Linux" OS/distro in production on EC2, But I'd like to do some local development/testing with VirtualBox VMs. What would be a good distribution to use that is most like Amazon ...
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Issue with yum - error in importing one of the python modules

I am trying to install rpm package on CentOS 6 using yum install command, but getting folowing error There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to ...
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Updating CentOS by YUM command without removing previous version

I wanna update my system by yum command, after executing yum update it wants to update kernel to 2.6.32-431.5.1.el6 version also it wants to remove my oldest kernel version (2.6.32-279.el6). Question:...
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What is the difference in “yum search” and “yum search all”?

What is the difference in "yum search" and "yum search all"?
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update curl on centos5

i have centos 5.9, with curl 7.15.5. i need curl 7.16.2+ . i'm a novice webmaster...if that. but would like to try. what are the commands to add a yum rpm repo so i can update the curl version, if ...
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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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RHEL6 Install MySql-Python without internet connection?

Using RHEL 6 how can you install MySql-Python package without a internet connection? I can SCP files to the server but our current restrictions do not allow a direct or proxy connection to the ...
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Finding RPMs for Install

I'm trying to install later version of software for 2 RPM-based installations, but yum tells me that I already have the latest versions. When looking to install software via RPM, what's the best way ...
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Yum install not working

I have a newer version of an rpm that I want to install. A yum list shows i have xyz-1-10.rpm installed and xyz-2-10.rpm available. I ran "yum clean all", then ran "yum install xyz-1-11.rpm". Note ...
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Will Fedora's yum update install a “current” or beta version of the kernel and cause problems?

Short question is: should we always do a yum update --exclude=kernel-* to do an update in Fedora? I was a bit surprised that when I got a new Fedora machine at work (it used to be Red Hat Enterprise ...
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Fedora in Oracle VM VirtualBox: installing guest additions

What are the pros and conses of two method of installing VirtualBox guest additions: via the Devices -> Install Guest Additions...; via su -c 'yum install VirtualBox-guest' from rpmfusion ...
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Removing configured PROXY in fedora?

Some time back I configured proxy for fedora to install packages through yum. I forgot how exactly I did it. Now I don't need proxy any more.How can I reconfigure my proxy settings?
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yum groupinstall “Development Libraries”

I am new to linux. I am looking at some configuration notes for a CentOS, but I am configuring a Redhat machine. I am not clear: What the below commands install? Why one might install these? ...
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Installing multiple packages with one yum command

Is there a way to install 2 or more packages using one yum command yum install mysql php vsftp
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Is there any way to impose user validation with yum?

I am trying to set up a package distribution via yum. Is there any way to restrict who can install the package from the server side (running RHEL 7.1)? I imagine that it is possible by whitelisting ...
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How to install opencl in CentOS 7 using yum?

I need to install opencl in CentOS 7 nvidia. I already installed cuda. But when i try to install ImageMagick with OpenCL it is showing CL/cl.h not found. But there are files in /usr/local/cuda-7....
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yum is broken because of missing Python module (RHEL 6.4)

When I run $ yum I see: There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to this problem was: /usr/lib64/libssh2.so.1: symbol EVP_aes_128_ctr, ...
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yum install ERROR HELP

yum install ruby Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/20/Everything/i386/os/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 12] Timeout on http://...
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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 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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YUM says “no package XXX” when the package should exist

I reinstalled Centos 7 twice over the past couple of days from the same live usb. The first time, I installed a bunch of packages I needed in the following (typical) manner sudo yum install XXX ...
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yum + how to install VIA internet and not from local repositories

I have Linux red-hat machine version 7.2 I am using local repositories on the server - starmachine in order to install by yum root@test:/etc/yum.repos.d # more redhat.repo # # Certificate-Based ...
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unable to load pypy library: libpypy-c.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I'm usign fedora and yum package manager, when I was tired to config uwsgi with pypy this error occured: unable to load pypy library: libpypy-c.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Centos 5.11 No module named yum [closed]

I'm running Centos 5.11 and I installed python 2.7 (replacing 2.4) I soon found out that yum won't work with 2.7, as expected if I put python -V it shows Python 2.7. My classmate did a snapshot of ...
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Installing from via terminal (YUM) vs using GUI with dependencies

Hello I'm using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.2, I'm having issue installing package in via terminal. I already have packages in specific folder including the dependencies. For example, when i ...
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Why won't the correct new version of Node.js install on CentOS 7?

Note: This is partially solved, but needs a little more attention. See notes at bottom of OP, and @Digisec's partial answer. I am trying to set up Node.js on CentOS 7, but the following commands ...
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CentOS 6, having hard time with yum, repos and installing packages

I'm having some hard time with yum and hoped to get some help. My end goal is to install the pymssql library for Python. It fails because it needs freetds install. yum install freetds fails with ...
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How to install Nginx while Apache running?

I am trying to install nginx as a backend proxy for Apache and I get this errors: === Install Nginx from official repositories === Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, remove-with-leaves, tsflags, ...
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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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Linux offline installation

I am working on building a Linux server offline with no internet connection. However, every time I try to install an app RH wants to check online for items and fails the installation. How do you ...
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Restrict 'yum update' to partial version number

I'd like to restrict yum update such that it will only apply minor version upgrades to certain packages and will ignore major updates. For example: if I have puppet-3.8.3-1.el7.noarch installed, I'm ...
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yum install rpm but keep old version

I have two rpm files, each containing a different version of the Java SDK. I want to install both, so I installed one, then the other, but when I installed the newest one, it overwrote the older one: ...
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How to force repoquery to resolve to the latest available release of a package?

I am attempting to download RPM dependencies using repoquery and yumdownloader, but I am getting inconsistent results. How can I force repoquery to always return the latest compatible package that is ...