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

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Uninstalling packages installed by debuginfo-install

How do I delete debug packages that are installed by debuginfo-install? When I search for them via sudo yum list installed none of the installed packages are listed, even when I enabled the debuginfo ...
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automating CentOS 7 configuration using shell scripts

I notice I spend a lot of time using tutorials to manually configure a CentOS 7 server. How can I convert the manual steps from a tutorial into an automated shell script that can be used to configure ...
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error when adding user to wheel group in CentOS 7

I am trying to grant sudo privileges to a user of a CentOS 7 devbox by typing gpasswd -a user wheel, but the attempt is failing. What am I doing wrong? Here is what I typed: I discovered that ...
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Find last time yum update was run

Am building a script to find out when a list of servers was last fully updated with yum update. I can find it by a history |grep "yum update"|head -n 1 however, the problem is that a user could have ...
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How to boot GUI on a fedora 21 server through the command line

I am trying to install a GUI onto my fedora21 virtual machine. The only problem is due to the nature of work i am doing it needs to be done through the command line( i am using a program called ...
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What happens when I enable or disable a repo [closed]

I have seen yum used with enableRepo and disableRepo. But what happens when I enable a repo say 'apache-tomcat' and what happens if I disable the same repo ?
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How to find and install specify package by command?

I know I am noob.... As far as I know, Linux can only install package from its Repository list. And there are plenty of repositories out there. After you have installed/updated the repository list, ...
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YUM installation error

When I tried installing yum on RedHat 6, I got this error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository:InstallMedia. Please verify its path and try again. My config file is : ...
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How do I find available versions of package for downgrade?

I am having issues with an update of the ImageMagick package breaking 3rd party software on a CentOS 6.x server. I know that some prior version of ImageMagick worked OK. How do I find out which ...
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Can't find using yum search, but can see it in yum list

I got a problem using yum repository in RHEL 6.3. First, I have created yum repository use rpmforge repository. I can do yum list also. Here the last line of yum list result. zssh.x86_64 ...
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RedHat Glibc - multiple packages

Before I jump into the issue, I am using RedHat 6.5 and have no access to the internet to download yum updates due to environment restrictions. All I have in this case is the CD ROM (RHEL 6.5) to ...
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sudo yum repolist show repo not in /etc/yum.repo.d

I'm having a little issue with yum. I'm trying to install a package but i realised yum it’s pulling it from the wrong repo (let’s call it repoB) (I have added my own repo(let’s call it repoA) in the ...
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trying to install chef-client package via local yum repo

I am trying to make chef-11.16.4-1.el6.x86_64.rpm available to our servers via a local yum repo that we've built. it is not available in RHEL Repos, so i had to manually download and save it in our ...
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Shared libraries for GCC installed via yum on Fedora 20

Unintentionally I erased my system gcc with a manually built one. To get things back, I did yum reinstall gcc and gcc --version attested that the initial version was back: $ which gcc /usr/bin/gcc $ ...
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How do you update the YUM package manager repositories?

I have a new install of Red Hat and I'm trying to do a "yum install tmux" but it is throwing a no package available error: [root@PSCHQVP20017 ~]# yum install tmux Loaded plugins: product-id, ...
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yum update conflict rubygem-passenger-native-libs from passenger repository vs centOS updates

yum update on a puppet dashboard throws up following error. How do we resolve it safely? Error: Package: 1:rubygem-passenger-native-libs-3.0.19- 1.el6_1.8.7.352.x86_64 (passenger-centos6-x86_64) ...
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How to install dependencies of an rpm package without installing the package itself? (rhel/fedora)

I have a set of packages (*.rpm). For each package I can do rpm -qRp <package> to list requires, but I would like to install them (those requires) without installing the packages themselves. ...
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yum update on CentOS 6.6 fails

I have CentOS 6.6 running on VirtualBox w/ NAT. I am behind a proxy and have configured my proxy settings; the virtual machine is talking just fine to the internet. When I attempt to install ...
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CentOS 7 'No matching Packages to list' for man

As part of my test environment I'm running CentOS 6.6 in one VM and CentOS 7 in another. They are both relatively fresh installs, running Puppet. However, when I run yum list man on the CentOS 7 box ...
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How can I get self-compiled packages to play nice with packages managers (e.g. apt-get, yum) [duplicate]

Suppose I want to: compile and install my own custom application which requires downloading, compiling and installing the source for newest version of libthrift which requires downloading, compiling ...
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Listing the packages in a package group on CentOS 7

I'd like to see which packages are in the YUM group Desktop on CentOS 7. I am aware of the yum group info command, but it does not list any packages for the Desktop group. Why not? When I run yum ...
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Getting Minor Version Mismatch Error with Php and Mysql

I randomly started getting this error when trying to instantiate a new mysqli instance in php script: mysqli::mysqli(): Headers and client library minor version mismatch. Headers:50541 ...
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How to stop yum changing file permissions

If you upgrade a package, yum sets the file permissions to the permissions that are set in the new version of the package. How can I stop it doing this? I use puppet, and by default the directory ...
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yum:How can I instruct yum to install a specific version for X

I have to implement two yum repos, x and y which contains same packages with different versions. If a user do: yum install x - should install the latest packages of one branch yum install y - ...
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yum install http://www.example.com/package.rpm vs. rpm -ivh http://www.example.com/package.rpm

What's the difference between those commands? Are there any advantages to you yum or rpm for the same task? yum install ...
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Yum is asking for nonexistent updateinfo.xml hashes on the repodata directory

Any idea why I need to "yum clean dbcache metadata" frequently? I am using centos6.6 and it has the epel repo. It frequently fails to get the packages from the mirrors with a 404 error until I clean ...
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How can I confirm download status for yum update on RHEL5/CentOS5?

I have an older server/appliance running CentOS 5.x. When I run updates on it, yum shows something like this: The screen stays like that until all packages are downloaded -- no status or progress ...
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Where can I find gtkglextmm for centos 6?

Yet another "where can I find" question. I'm looking for gtkglextmm, the gtk/gl C++ wrapper, for CentOS 6. On my Ubuntu system, I know you can get it with sudo apt-get install ...
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Why don't most common Linux package managers allow package installation for normal users? [duplicate]

I tend to install quite a lot of packages with ./configure --prefix=$HOME && make && make install. Why can't I do this as easily with dpkg or yum? Or if I somehow can, what is the way ...
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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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Can yum be configured to import keys for non-Red Hat repositories?

If I build a new RHEL server (whichever version, doesn't matter) and then attempt to install packages from either RHN or Satellite via yum I'm prompted to accept the RHN GPG key. In our case, this ...
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Yum error while installing MongoDB on CentOS?

I am using Centos 6.6 (x86_64) Trying to install most stable mongodb version available. but I am stuck with this error (which might seem repeated but none of the previous answers worked for me) ...
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PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/php_mysql.so'

I am running PHP 5.6 on Linux. When I try to load a PHP page, I'm getting the following PHP error. PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library /usr/lib64/php/modules/php_mysql.so' When I look ...
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Reinstalling packages with missing/corrupt files

Following an unclean shutdown and a colourful fsck, a whole bunch of files have gone missing. The output of 'rpm -Va' is several hundred lines long (mostly missing files but also some checksum and ...
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Create yum repo with multiple keys

I need to create a yum repository but I have 5 gpgkeys, the idea is to configure the repo and each package install its own gpgkey automatically. In other words, I need to configure multiple gpgkeys ...
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yum.conf and installonlypkgs option

We set up our CentOS 6.x system that we could have a different versions of our software by means of installonlypkgs option in yum.conf. For example <mycoolpackage>-1.0.0-0.el6 and ...
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Kernel version not changing even though the new version is installed

Recently performed software update on a RHEL 6.6 (Santiago). Noticed that kernel version is not updated to latest one that was installed. kernel version before doing software update: [root@server01 ...
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yum update dependency in CentOS 6.6

After installing a rpm, by running sudo yum update in CentOS 6.6, I am getting the error Error: Package: qgis-python-2.8.1-3.el7.centos.x86_64 (neteler-QGIS-2.8-Wien) Requires: ...
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How to update my local repo that i am using to serve local machines?

I have created a local repo with 618 packages and made it available for my local servers.So that they dont fetch updates directly from RHEL repo. Here are some info about my local repo: ...
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How to replace generic-release with fedora-release?

Due to some accidental eclecticism in my repository list, the package fedora-release was uninstalled from my machine (a Fedora 21 laptop) and replaced with generic-release. I can't seem to be able to ...
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Install and solve dependencies offline for an old version of a package

I have to install a package (let's call it foobar) on a RHEL 6 server which has some pretty tight constraints: the server cannot access the Internet due to security reasons it lacks quite a lot of ...
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looking for a way to download a list of packages with yum

We are trying to setup a local repo that contains all the base packages. So to get started we need to download around 3500+ packages and save it in a folder that will be used as a Repo storage. We ...
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Where does yum store the temporary packages

When we do a yum install or yum update where does yum stores the downloaded packages in the system.
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How to prevent Apper from removing older kernels when updating (installonly_limit)

Fedora usually keeps 3 kernel versions installed by default, so a kernel update will remove the oldest kernel version installed. However, in some cases it may be necessary to keep all kernels. In ...
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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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CentOS 5.11: yum installs, but packages remain missing

I'm trying to figure out a very strange problem with yum on a fairly old CentOS 5.11 VPS using DirectAdmin. Executing the following command suggests the telnet package is installed: # yum install ...
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Why does yum history look different?

Earlier today when I typed sudo yum history I would get a list of operations with a heading like so: ID | Login user | Date and time | Action(s) | Altered ...
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Yum vs DNF (changed in Fedora 22)

As I was exploring about Fedora 22 (I'm currently using fedora 20), I came to learn that Yum has been replaced by DNF. Basically what I want to know is the difference between those two Fedora package ...
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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 ...
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Creating a local yum repository without rpms

I can install packages from Internet using: yum install packagex This will download all the dependent packages and install them in order. For some of our customers who do not have Internet access, ...