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

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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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linux + yum update - what this command covers?

I verified what are the missing security patches as the following: yum updateinfo list security available Loaded plugins: product-id, rhnplugin, security, subscription-manager This system is ...
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Installing Octave on CentOS - incompatible BLAS library error

I am trying to install Octave on CentOS. After running sudo yum install octave ./configure F77=gfortran I got this error: configure: error: A BLAS library was detected but found incompatible with ...
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how to remove a conflicting package

I am attempting to do a yum update and I get this admin@localhost ~$ sudo yum update Loaded plugins: langpacks, priorities, refresh-packagekit adobe-linux-x86_64 ...
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Error 256 in OS install disc image

I have created a yum repository by the OS install disc image trick because I have no subscription. But when I try to install any package using yum, I get the 256 error (there is no mirrors to try).
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How to upgrade SoX to the latest version on RedHat?

I've just installed SoX on RedHat using yum. It automatically installed v14.2.0 which is not the latest version. When I ran yum --showduplicates list sox to check the available packages, it shows ...
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yum doesn't have enough cached data to continue

Trying to install new software in centos when I get this message I had added a new repo but I have since deleted it any suggestions. This happens no matter what I am trying to install. Currently i am ...
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How to install packages for old version of Fedora?

I'm using a Fedora 13 VM, and I need to install some old rpms, but only have the source rpm files. I know that I can use rpmbuild --rebuild to build the binaries, but I for whatever reason, rpm-build ...
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How to list all the installed package in fedora with the time of the installation

I can list them use sudo yum list installed but how to make them display when each were installed?
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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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yum/rpm inconsistencies

I'm using RHEL 5 (64-bit) and have come across an inconsistency with rpm/yum. When I attempt to install a 32-bit RPM, I'm told the RPM is already installed when only the 64-bit version exists on the ...
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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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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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Local yum repo stops working and after reboot its back

My local repo stops working every now and then and the work around is to reboot that server. Even httpd service restart doesnt help. yum list|grep httpd ...
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What does “mediaid” do in yum repo definition?

I'm performing an offline upgrade of rhel 6.5 to 6.7 using downloaded iso. https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/Deployment_Guide/s1-yum-upgrade-system.html ...
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yum install net-snmp-utils -> No package available

I want to install SNMP packages (snmpget, snmpwalk etc.) on RHEL 6 but I receive "No package available" error: [root@RHEL-9220 ~]# yum -y install net-snmp net-snmp-utils Loaded plugins: aliases, ...
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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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Cannot retrieve metalink for repository: fedora/20/i386

I installed Fedora 20 using the liveOS. While taking the updates I am getting the following result: [root@localhost bioinfo]# yum update Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit Error: Cannot ...
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redhat satellite + falback procedure - how

I used the RHN - red-hat satellite version 5.x in order to install errata patch: ( on linux version 6.x ) glibc-2.12-1.166.el6_7.7.x86_64 while the curent patch on my linux was ...
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Are yum updates seamless?

Let's say I want to use yum to update mysql. Let's also say that I have a cron job that runs some commands using mysql. If I do a yum update, and then that cron job runs during the update, is there ...
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Best practice for installing Oracle 11g R2 on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

I am a new user. I tried to log into chat to ask advice in framing this question, but I need at least 20 reputation points to participate in chat, so I am asking here with the intent of improving my ...
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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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can't `yum install ruby-augeas` on centos6.7

I have a problem installing ruby-augeas gem. (reason behind this, is so I can install stackstorm... which stops its install due to this) Following the errors/logs, it appears I need to downgrade(!) ...
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Listing packages in Yum that depend on another installed package

I am trying to install a 3rd-party RPM package on RHEL5 which depends on version 3.4 of sqlite. According to Yum I already have 3.3.6 installed. Is there a way to list the installed packages that ...
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obsoleted package breaks yum install of older JBoss

I need to install an older version of JBoss. 6.1.0 EAP is what has been approved and supported for my application. So when I try to force install the correct version of the jbossas packages the ...
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Why Linux has so many dependency problems when installing software while Windows doesn't except for few like VC++? [closed]

I'm a Windows user and I need to also use Linux distros heavily for work. Installing software has been so difficult with all dependency missing/version not upgraded/OS distro version unmatch. Not ...
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PECL - Installing PThreads offline

I am not familiar with pecl command but is it possible to convert the command below to an offline version? pecl install channel://pecl.php.net/pthreads-0.0.44 I want to install PThreads on CentOS ...
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installing dsc30 - python 2.6 fights back

Im trying to upgrade some systems to Cassandra 3.x. The installer want Python(abi) >= 2.7 so I installed it. Still seeing this error: Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> ...
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ImportError: No module named '_struct' when installing setuptools

I've installed separate Python versions on Centos 6.7 using the instructions listed here, using a local install (not my package manager). When I tried to install [setuptools][2] (e.g. python3.5 ...
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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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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 ...
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How to replicate installed package selection from one Fedora instance to another?

I have a Fedora system (A) where I have installed some packages over the time. Now I want to install Fedora on another computer (B) and I want to install the same packages on it. In Debian terms I ...
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Find files not installed by RPM package manager

Is there some way to find out all the files on a given system that weren't installed via RPM? I understand that I can brute force this myself using something like rpmquery -f in a script that loops ...
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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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Cannot use EPEL repo, get NSS error -5990 (PR_IO_TIMEOUT_ERROR)

I'm using vagrant to start up a centOS 7.0 VM. My provisioner is trying to set up EPEL 7 via yum install epel-release -y and then trying to install ansible via yum install ansible -y It installs ...
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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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How To Install and Configure ImageMagick for PHP and Wordpres on Amazon Linux AMI

I've installed a fresh Wordpress site on my Amazon Linux AMI following the setup instructions listed on the EC2 Tutorials section i.e. "Hosting a WordPress Blog with Amazon Linux". I'm also using the ...
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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 use yum to get all RPMs required, for offline use?

I have one server with net connectivity, where I can use "yum install $PACKAGE". I want some yum command, like yum cache-rpms $PACKAGE $DIRECTORY such that all required RPM files will be downloaded to ...
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Why does a yum package update replaces my yum-cron config files?

Usually, when applying package updates via yum update, rpm is 'intelligent' enough to respect my changes to configuration files under /etc. (It basically looks at the mtime, compares it and depending ...
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Unable to install yum on cpanel server

I recently signed up on godaddy and have a user account on cpanel I can successfully use ssh to login to my server this is my operating system details when i use uname -a Linux ...
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Can I move 0yum-cron from cron.daily to montly?

I installed the yum-cron package, configured too only check for updates and then mail me. But, doing this daily, seems a bit too much. I would like to do this monthly. The file is located in ...
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Linux yum Commands that are Equivalent to these Ubuntu apt-get Commands [closed]

I'm using an AWS EC2 instance and I'm trying to switch from an Ubuntu instance to a Linux (Amazon Linux AMI) instance and in doing so I need to figure out the equivalent apt-get to yum commands and ...
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How can I do “yum upgrade” on an offline CentOS7 server?

I have a CentOS7 machine that is protected by firewall, I can only connect via ssh outside. I want to do yum upgrade on that server to upgrade the package. How can I do that? (we haven't got ...
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Is there a way to use epel and local yum together

I am using RHEL7. If I do a fresh install of RHEL7(with connected internet) and then installing epel rpm. All the packages are getting installed after that. But then few packages have dependencies ...
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how do I install the stock centos repositories?

I have a situation where the stock repo files that should exist in /etc/yum.repos.d/ (like centos-base.repo) are not present. I need to get them installed. I am sure this is simple, but after hours of ...
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My “yum update” is not working

I am having problem with "yum update" This is the output: [root@localhost yum.repos.d]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security Setting up Update Process Loading mirror ...
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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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What is the equivalent to this apt-get when installing PostgreSQL extension for acoustid?

On bitbucket, it says to install the extension using sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.X-acoustid. but I'm running on CentOS... when I replace apt-get with yum: $ sudo apt-get install ...
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How do I install an older version of Apache httpd in CentOS 6 using YUM

How do I install an older version of Apache httpd on my CentOS 6 machine? When I do: # sudo yum --showduplicates list httpd | expand I get: file:///media/project/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] ...