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How to install packages to a custom location in centos6

I have a shared location, let me call it /tp I want to install all my libraries and packages in this location just like the default install. Reason to do this is: I want all the users in the network ...
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CentOs 5.3, Yum Update Fails

sh-3.2# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * epel: www.muug.mb.ca * base: mirror.its.sfu.ca * updates: mirror.its.sfu.ca * webtatic-el5: ...
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Removing KDE from Fedora21, groupremove not working

I am trying to remove KDE from my Fedora 21 installation in favor of XFCE. I have tried a few different commands and neither of them work. #yum groupremove "KDE Plasma Workspaces" and also #yum ...
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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 ...
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Yum problem on Centos 6.7

I have installed php, mysql, httpd on my vps. But when I try upgrade php via yum I get the following error. [root@ns1 home]# yum --enablerepo=remi update php Package(s) php available, but not ...
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How to install/update only a particular package in Fedora from a repo?

Recently I added an unofficial 3rd party repo to my Fedora 23 install. Basically I am interested in the simplescreenrecorder package that this repo provides since it is not available in the official ...
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How to avoid “yum lock” hassle?

I often encounter the "Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit..." message when trying to install an app and I have to kill yum manually. How can I avoid that? Is there ...
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Cannot install packages using dnf in Fedora 22 on ARM platform

I have installed Fedora 22 (using rootfs) on an Android 5.0 device with ARMv7 processor using GNURoot app. This is working OK. All commands in the rootfs execute OK. However, I have a problem with ...
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problem while using “ yum groups ”

When i am trying to use yum groups commands in RHEL 7 it is giving me following output. #yum groups list There is no installed groups file. Maybe run: yum groups mark convert (see man yum) I have ...
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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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Prune yum of stale installed packages/duplicate gcc packages after manual install

I'm in a weird situation, and maybe I've messed something up and just need to hit the reset button and re-install CentOS. Off a fresh install of CentOS7.1 the other day, I noticed the latest version ...
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yum install overwrite manual installation

Note: I barely know what I'm doing here, as such this may be incredibly obvious, but I wasn't able to find what I was after on Google. Running CentOS 6.7 Yesterday I followed this guide to set up ...
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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 update error - Requires: python26-ordereddict

Today I tried to update our Amazon Linux servers and got the following error message: $ sudo yum update ---> Package python26-ordereddict.noarch 0:1.1-2.5.amzn1 will be obsoleted --> Processing ...
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yum Error:rpmdb open failed

I'm trying to run yum update and I'm running this error: rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery error: db3 error(-30974) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run ...
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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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Avoid CentOS 7 upgrade via yum?

I help manage a small production server. The server runs a downlevel version of CentOS. CentOS recently announced Release for CentOS Linux 7 (1511) on x86_64. Running yum update picked up the release ...
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How to find and install the GNU Smalltalk on CentOS or Fedora / RedHat?

On GNU Smalltalk's webpage, it says: Binary distributions We do not provide pre-compiled binaries for GNU Smalltalk. However, most GNU/Linux distributions (Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora) ...
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update ss utility on centos

My centos version is: 2.6.32-131.17.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Oct 6 19:24:09 BST 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux And my ss version: ss --version ss utility, iproute2-ss091226 I need to ...
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Remove package with yum but leave libraries in place?

During setup on a specific set of servers, I need gcc-c++ installed to compile some of the software I am setting up. After install is complete I need to remove the compiler for security reasons. ...
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Does yum check for updates?

Coming from apt-get package manager in Ubuntu I find it kind of odd that I never see any updates when I use yum. On my Ubuntu desktop I almost daily have new available updates when I use apt-get ...
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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 ...
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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 install new version of a software via yum when yum repo is not updated

I want to install collectd version 5.2 or above. when I do yum install collectd, it installs 4.10 version but on this version, my software does not work. please help
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Errno 14 PYCURL ERROR 7- “couldn't connect to host”

When trying to connnect to a remote RHEL 6 linux server which contains a list of necessary rpms for my other linux clients, I get the error above (title). I have this ...
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yum error on centos 7 vm with proxy authentication

I have installed CentOS 7 in VirtualBox on my Windows 10 system. My Windows system uses a proxy to connect to the internet. I have set up proxy settings in CentOS, through network manager and I can ...
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cannot use yum since removing postfix

yum remove postfix has made it so yum itself no longer works and neither does wget epel repository...nothing can be found. In such a case is it better to re install Centos? Could not retrieve ...
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How do I get yum groupinstall to work without a groups install file?

I am using Centos 7.1 The yum groupinstall commands are failing. As root I did a yum group list command. This returned various output with the following: "There is no installed groups file." ...
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How to replace one package with another using yum? [duplicate]

I must be missing something obvious here. If there are two equally versioned RPM packages of the same software product, with one of them installed on one of my rigs (with a metric tonne of packages as ...
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have very recent packages in CentOS

Normally versions of packages available in CenOS and Ubunti repositories differ, Ubuntu tends to have the latest-greatest versions, while CentOS is more conservative. Is it possible to add some repos ...
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Remove yum repo using yum

I have no root access on my machine at work, but I have sudo permission to use sudo yum (and only yum). Recently I accidentally installed a faulty repository (dropbox), and now I'd like to remove it. ...
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Is there an equivalent of Synaptic (graphical UI) for Fedora?

I use Ubuntu for many years and I like to use Synaptic to manage packages. I'm testing Fedora (version 20) and I'm a little bit lost. Is there an equivalent of Synaptic (a graphical tool) for Fedora? ...
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“503 Service Unavailable” error in “yum update all” command

I am working on CentOS 6.4. I have setup a local repository using apache server. The path of the local repository is /var/www/html. The etc/yum.conf file has a proxy server mentioned through ...
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Cant install gnutls.i686 on a x64 CentOS install

I need to install gnutls.i686 on CentOS 7 but I get this error in yum: Transaction check error: file /usr/share/man/man5/pkcs11.conf.5.gz from install of p11-kit-0.18.7-4.el7.i686 conflicts with ...
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How to install iftop?

I tried: root@host [/home]# yum install iftop Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centos.mirrors.tds.net * extras: yum.singlehop.com * ...
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Restart Apache after PHP update?

One of our Amazon Linux servers has php56 installed, which is not the default PHP installation. Quite often I see updates for this package, while on other server PHP is not updated. Do I need to ...
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CentOS how to update Ant Version to 1.8.x and higher?

I'm using CentOS v6.5 and installed Ant by using: yum install ant But it came with Ant version 1.7.1. And i need the latest Ant version 1.8.0. How to properly get the latest Ant version 1.8.x (or ...
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Install ssl on CentOS Apache server

I installed Apache by using sudo yum -y install httpd instead of using wget and installing that way. This means that it has been set up differently. I'm now trying to install ssl by using sudo yum ...
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Kernel update - reboot needed or not?

I just updated our AWS Linux Server (which uses yum) and a new kernel is installed: kernel-4.1.10-16.27.amzn1.x86_64. It didn't state anything about restarting. According to this answer here I ...
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CentOS7: remove nvidia-x11-drv-340xx wants to uninstall the whole xorg

I need VNC xorg access to a headless server. So I installed, like I did for a twin one, Gnome and all the stuff. By mistake I had elrepo repository enabled, and when installing gnome I had it ...
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Yum can't download, but curl is fine?

I'm creating a local copy of rpmforge on a RHEL5 host. # reposync --repoid=rpmforge --download_path=/var/www/html/yum # cd /var/www/html/yum/rpmforge; createrepo --database . I have a repository ...
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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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Yum: How can I view variables like $releasever, $basearch & $YUM0?

I am setting up a yum repository, and need to debug some of the URLs in the yum.conf file. I need to know why is Scientific Linux trying to grab this URL, when I was expecting it to grab another URL: ...
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How do I run a script every time “yum update” is run?

I'd like to run a script (let's say myScript.sh) every time a yum update or yum install command is executed. So if I run yum update someprogram then myScript.sh should be executed right after that. ...
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Installing git “sudo: apt-get: command not found”

I am trying to install git. I run the following command: sudo apt-get install git-core git-gui git-doc But receive the following error: sudo: apt-get: command not found What should I do?
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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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Unable to Pull EPEL repository Metadata

Installing Nginx on Scientific Linux according this documentation fails: [vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo su -c 'rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epe l/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm' ...
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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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Keeping CentOS up to date in a flexible way without giving out root credentials?

Title was "Running yum update && yum upgrade without root-privileges?" I want to allow an unprivileged user to start a system update on a RHEL-based system (CentOS 7). yum-cron is not an ...
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Can't find RPMs when using yum --downloadonly

I have tried everything here but I'm stumped. I'm trying to use the downloadonly plugin for yum to download some RPMs and their dependencies but not install them. After installing the plugin, I will ...