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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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installing dsc30 - python 2.6 fights back

I'm trying to upgrade some systems to Cassandra 3.x. The installer wants Python(abi) >= 2.7, so I installed it. Still seeing this error: Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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Updating TeamViewer

I installed TeamViewer (v10) on CentOS 7. When I connect to that box, I get a message that the remote software is out of date and that I should click on the label to update the software remotely. ...
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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 ...
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Yum update error on RedHat 5

since one of our guys tried installing Dell OpenManage on our RedHat server we have been getting this error when trying to update it: # yum update Loaded plugins: dellsysid, rhnplugin, security ...
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How find and install PHP 5.3.10 or later on CentOS 6.5?

When I check yum list php it only shows 5.3.3 which is older than 5.3.10. How do I get and install the newer PHP? (Using CentOS 6.5)
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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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yum remove is not idempotent

On some Centos VMs, I have a few MySQL packages to remove (via yum) and then install MariaDB (via rpm), all in a shell script. I use yum for removal : yum remove -y mysql-community-client yum ...
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'yum' command fails with 'TypeError: rpmdb open failed' in Red Hat 5.2

I'm unable to run yum command on my Linux machine. I'm getting the following errors: dispsim:~$ yum Failed to set locale, defaulting to C Loading "rhnplugin" plugin Loading "security" plugin error: ...
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How to install man pages in CentOS 6.x minimal for all previously installed packages?

I ran into an issue to where man pages were missing from a CentOS 6.x minimal system (this is normal). I installed the man subsystem and then noticed the man pages were still missing for select ...
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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 ignoring exclude directive in yum.conf

I need to hold back mysql from being updated in yum update. I added exclude=mysql* to /etc/yum.conf as below: [main] cachedir=/var/cache/yum/$basearch/$releasever keepcache=0 debuglevel=2 ...
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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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How to set YUM settings in a Kickstart?

I am moving a 32-bit CentOS server that runs 32-bit applications to 64-bit CentOS to allow more RAM. I already have a kickstart file that I use, but unfortunately the packages listed have no ...
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How to list all commands contained in a specific rpm package?

I found this exact question for Debian here: List all commands of a specific Debian package But it seems no one has ever asked this for RHEL/CentOS (or OpenSUSE for that matter). For instance, I can ...
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How to handle unavailable texlive packages on el7

I am on SL7 (EL7), and after upgrading from 6, I now get the error ! LaTeX Error: File `lineno.sty' not found. I don't remember how I made that package available in 6. I have spent a while ...
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How to use Vagrant provisioning to install a package without download?

The title says it all. I'm using Vagrant boxes for several purposes, and in most cases the prepared boxes I can download are totally sufficient. However, sometimes I need one or a few additional ...
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Problem while installing ReviewBoard on Oracle Linux 6.2

I am trying to installing ReviewBoard on Oracle Linux 6.2. For that first of all I have installed a epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm provided by Fedora. Then when I am trying to give command yum ...
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The easiest way to update package above release RHEL

I have to install the krb5-devel package in a version at least 1.12 on a RHEL 6.6. Unfortunately the RHEL 6.6 repositories contains the package in a version 1.10. What would be the easiest way to ...
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yum No package VirtualBox-5.0 available. on a MINIMAL installation of CentOS 7?

I have tried many tutorials that give explicit steps for installing VirtualBox on CentOS 7, but none of them go to completion without throwing errors. Some of the tutorials assume that you will ...
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How to remove package that is not install?

I was run this command. curl -sL https://rpm.nodesource.com/setup | bash - But I cannot install node.js or it is too old (0.xx while currently on website it is 4.xx) Now, I try to remove it using ...
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yum install multiple packages including a groupisntall

I want to have a one liner that installs all the packages I need, but I am unsure of how to include a groupinstall command in this (groupinstall 'Development Tools'). Right now I run this: sudo yum ...