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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 /etc/yum.repos.d/itcm_repo....
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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 logfile=/...
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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 ...
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Can I use CentOS CBS as yum's base repository?

I found package python-six-1.9.0-1.el7 on cbs.centos.org, while it is not contained in the base repository in my centos 7. Is CBS a package repo like others, such as mirrors.mit.edu/centos? If so, ...
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yum --download for CentOS with ubuntu?

I have an enterprise network, people seems not willing to download rpm and dependancies for CentOS. How can I yum --download pkg_name --directory my_repo in a system which do not use yum as ...
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Unable to update CentOS6.6 due to 404

For a long while I've had a scheduled call of 'yum upgrade' to keep my VPS healthy. Recently the update fails because no repositories can be found from the various mirrors. http://mirrorlist.centos....
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Linking Boost 1.55 libs

I'm on Fedora 22, trying to install gridcoin. One of the dependencies of the updater is libboost_chrono.so.1.55.0 (ontop of other boost 1.55 libs) Fedora's repo contain boost 1.57, so I can't install ...
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Does using spacewalk require RHEL subscription?

Planning to use spacewalk for patch management on RHEL Linux servers built in amazon web services. Can someone clarify if it requires a direct subscription from RHEL for downloading packages from ...
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yum updated bind last week. Afterwards, ping, yum update, lynx stopped working

Per title I issued a standard yum update 10 days ago. The only packages updated were php and bind. Afterwards, the network went bonkers. yum update stopped working (couldn't resolve address), I can ...
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`yum install` on CentOS 7 states installed size of 578mb, then fails requiring 75+GB more space on /

I have ~10Gb available on /.After running yum install kolab on a new CentOS container yum states the following: Total size: 234 M Installed size: 578 M However, the install then fails with the ...
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Permissions and user for yum download

When I run yum install X, where X can be tomcat or any other package, whats the user and the permission on the packages it downloads ?
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Can I set a proxy for specific yum repositories?

I know I can set a proxy server globally for all repos in /etc/yum.conf but can I do it separately for specific repositories? e.g. this is a line I can put in /etc/yum.conf proxy=http://proxysvr....
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Could not resolve host: mirrorlist.centos.org

I did a fresh install of CentOS 7 on an Acer Inspire T. It is a terminal-only installation (no GUI). I connected the CentOS 7 box to a cable modem via an ethernet cable, and the cable modem is ...
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Is atrpms dead?

I have used atrpms repo before, but recently I am getting this error whenever I try to update or install something http://dl.atrpms.net/el6Server-x86_64/atrpms/stable/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 12] ...
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Haveged service won't run (dead pid)

So my system entropy is low on my centos 6 VM. (137) and I installed haveged, Yum install haveged But when I go to start the process it instantly dies: Process is dead but sub system is locked ...
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Why I can not update Fedora 22?

Similar question as here Why yum always download fedora 22 -x86_x64 before install anything? In my case it happen whatever I try to do with yum or dnf. When the downloading process is running it ...
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yum info: what does “Repo: installed” mean?

On RHEL 5 I entered yum info vsftpd and got this result: Installed Packages Name : vsftpd Arch : i386 Version : 2.0.5 Release : 28.el5 Size : 289 k Repo : installed ...
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Yum install, format - 'packageName.archName-versionNumber' says no package

When i try to do yum install body_guard from my local repo, it shows the following package details, ---> Package body_guard.x86_64 0:0.2-0313 will be updated ---> Package body_guard.x86_64 0:0....
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install AVG free edition into Amazon Linux AMI

I was trying to install AVG free edition into Amazon Linux AMI. It looks like it installed, but I could not start the any avg service. The command I used to install AVG is sudo yum install ...
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Installing Octave Dependencies on CentOS 6 using yum

I am trying to install Octave 4.0.0 (from source) locally in my home directory on a CentOS 6 cluster. This is a rather extensive install (see list of dependencies). I have several issues : From ...
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List `yum/dnf` history in ascending (reversed) order

When you run yum history (or dnf history) it will give you the list of action starting from the last, most recent action being on top of the list. In case you have a lot of history steps your recent ...
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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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Can't install additional debug infos in the CentOS 6.7

I am attempting to debug coredump of the some application on the latest CentOS 6.7 and gdb gives me hints that some debug infos are missing, for example: Missing separate debuginfo for /lib64/...
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RHEL6 + Error: xz compression not available

When installing packages via yum on a RHEL Server 6.6 system, I get the following error: $ sudo yum install foo Loaded plugins: product-id, rhnplugin, security, subscription-manager This system is ...
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Install a specific RHEL point release

Is there a way to effectively yum update to a specific point release in RHEL 5 and 6? When a new point release is rolled out, the powers that be in my organisation put it through acceptance testing, ...
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How do I find out the version number of an installed library?

Question relevant to RedHat/CentOS. I'm a little confused between package and library and how to pin them to a fixed version. There's an X11 rollover bug in recent libxcb versions that affects my C ...
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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 putty),...
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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 ...