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

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Why is yum trying to install the wrong version of node.js?

On a CentOS 7 server, I am trying to install version 5.x of Node.js, but for some reason, yum keeps trying to install version 0.x and returning an error when it cannot find version 0.x at the 5.x ...
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reduce bandwidth consumption from downloading yum updates

I have several machines (7) running fedora and would like to reduce the amount of external bandwidth I am consuming. I see that there were several attempts to setup mirrors, but those projects seem ...
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What is the correct way to resolve this rpm conflict? (Error: p11-kit-trust conflicts with nss-3.13.3-6.el6.x86_64)

It has been a while since I updated one of my RHEL6 machines (except for the occasional update of specific packages with known vulnerabilities). As a result of this, I have an old ca-certificates ...
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Why did yum-builddep not provide the dependencies to install my rpm?

I am trying to rum my rpm package but getting this dependencies error. [root@localhost ~]# rpm -ivh /root/x86_64/asterisk-1.8.12.2-1.fc15.x86_64.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libc.so.6(...
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Why does “yum update” fails with many duplicates, after many months of no upgrades?

After many months (> 6) of no software upgrades, I logged into an EC2 instances running: Linux version 2.6.32-358.23.2.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild@x86-022.build.eng.bos.redhat.com) (gcc version 4.4.7 ...
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How to get RPM's that has been published after the install DVD?

So if I download a: SL-63-x86_64-2012-08-02-Install-DVD.iso and install it, and give out a "yum update" - then it will find many-many XY packages to update. Q: are there any methods/solutions to ...
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Linux Fedora 20: how do I deal with “ import read failed(2)”?

I have been struggling to get yum to work when trying to install emacs in my recent installation of Fedora 20, and posted the question, on this site. "How can I get yum and the internet browser to ...
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APTonCD equivalent for Fedora

Is there an equivalent of APTonCD for Fedora? I tried googling and found YUMonCD but wanted to know if there exists some package in the repos.
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Can I `yum search` for an architecture other than my own?

I'm trying to grab some packages from a yum server with yumdownloader. I can pass the --archlist= argument to grab packages for a different architecture -- I need to in this case, as the target ...
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yum command not found, cannot install stress [closed]

When I try to install the stress package on SUSE11 and Centos 7, yum tells me that it isn't found or that stress as a command does not exist. Anywhere I have looked online tells me that it is as easy ...
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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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Where is the best location for finding information on /yum?

So I'm trying install php-mcrypt on one server and git-core on another server. It seems like locating packages is where I'm falling short. (just learning server administration) I'm very ignorant of ...
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Installing yum on CentOS 5

I have a CentOS vm that I'm currently working on. I tried to update yum and it broke, so I removed it. So I need to re-install it on my vm, can anybody tell me how to install yum on CentOS5?
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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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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 ...