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

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Best way of updating Openssl on Linux machine [duplicate]

I have a confusion to choose the best way for upgrading the OpenSSL on my Linux machine. 1*Through the yum Update.* # yum update I know this will update the entire packages. But If I want to ...
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yum update version issue

I am using fedora 13 (2.6.33 ). Due to some reasons I cannot update the kernel nor can I upgrade fedora itself to 18 due to some legacy software I am using for business purpose. So my question is how ...
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How to access the Local FTP YUM repo from client Machine

I setup the FTP server on Machine A 192.168.1.105 and created the YUM repo. And placed following contents in it. #vi rhel-localftp.repo [rhel-localftp.rep] name=bla bla bla ...
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Error during yum update

CentOS 6.3 Recently I've started getting the following error on my CentOS VPS when running yum update: [user@foo1 ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached ...
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How do I find the repo information to setup yum?

I am running openSUSE 12.3 with the KDE 4 desktop. I am trying to install software, and most sites say to use yum to do it. I try this, but it appears that I do not have any of these repositories ...
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Disable repository updating in fedora

Fedora checks all repository for updating when every time i want to install some packages from yum. this is waste of time because i know they are updated! how could i disable this checking?
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How to change yum's default downloader

By default yum uses curl to download packages from internet repositories. I want use axel instead of curl to download packages: is it possible?
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How do I force yum to download from a specific mirror?

In a Fedora system, I can access only ftp and not http. When I try to install a package with yum, it usually tries to download from http mirrors. How do I force it to download from a ftp mirror(listed ...
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Ignoring dependencies when installing with yum (Scientific Linux)

How can I ignore dependencies of a single package I am attempting to install using yum in Scientific Linux? The answer would presumably the same for CentOS/RHEL. To elaborate, I am looking to get the ...
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RedHat server packages are never found

I set up a virtual server Red Hat machine but every time I try to use the "yum" command to install new packages, the command works properly but it is never been able to find any package even the ...
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How do I remove a simple piece of software?

I want to get rid of the automatically installed solitaire "games" in my brand new Fedora 18. I tried the gnome way, but nothing gets listed when I search for "silitaire". I tried the command line ...
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Does yum update uninstall and install the dependencies?

If the dependencies of the two different versions of RPM are same, would yum update remove and install dependencies too?
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Requires: perl(Compress::Raw::Zlib) = 2.052

Im trying to run a yum update but getting stopped by dependencies. I have installed rpmforge el6 which i need for other packages. Error: Package: perl-IO-Compress-2.052-1.el6.rfx.noarch ...
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How to list all the installed package in fedora with the time of the installation

I can list them use sudo yum list installed but how to make them display when each were installed?
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make reposync ignore /etc/yum.conf?

Is there a way to make reposync ignore /etc/yum.conf ? When i use reposync --config=/my/path/to/alternative/inputrepo.conf it's still picking up repositories for consideration inside /etc/yum.repos.d ...
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What is the easiest way to install Meld on RedHat Linux RHEL 5.4?

My company has RedHat RHEL 5.4 on the Linux box, and I need to install Meld on it. How can it be done? $ sudo yum install meld No package meld available. Nothing to do $ sudo yum search meld No ...
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Fedora 14 install Fedora 19 software?

I am using Fedora 14 right now and find some software in the fc14 repository is a little old. I need some software in my machine to be updated, say, to the Fedora 19 version. Without upgrading the ...
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Missing Dependencies/Packages on yum install

I'm at my wit's end with this. After a lengthy series of events I've been trying to install libreoffice on Centos 6.3 using yum I've was successful in the past but after encountering some seg faults ...
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How do I write a script to keep retrying Yum Update Program?

My job let me always release a new version of the program to a satellite server, then in the running server, I use yum update program to update the program. However, due to unknown reason, in most of ...
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yum install in user home for non-admins

I am a non-admin user on a large computer system. I need some up to date packages that are not installed on the system. I want to use yum to install them. As a user without sudo, admin, or root ...
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Public key not found for RPM

I am trying to install package on Redhat 5.5 using YUM but it always give me this error [root@redhat64 Desktop]# yum install perl-Net-Server-0.97-1.el5.rf.noarch.rpm Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, ...
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Java update on Centos

I have a Centos 6.2 machine. It currently has JDK 1.6.0_26 installed. I would like to update that to 1.6.0_38, the current release version. I saw a comment somewhere about sudo apt-get; apt-get does ...
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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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CentOS connected to Internet but not updates

I have installed CentOS 6.3, OpenSUSE 12.1 and Ubuntu 12.04 on VMware Workstation 9. On any of these when I use ping to check network connectivity, I receive a proper answer, but when try to update ...
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Is it normal that Fedora's yum list kernel-* shows two versions of kernel being used?

Is it true that the following shows that two versions of the kernel are being used? (Is the bold face -- the one enclosed in ** showing what is currently loaded / used). Basically, I just created a ...
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Will Fedora's yum update install a “current” or beta version of the kernel and cause problems?

Short question is: should we always do a yum update --exclude=kernel-* to do an update in Fedora? I was a bit surprised that when I got a new Fedora machine at work (it used to be Red Hat Enterprise ...
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How to install emacs using YUM without X11 libraries?

I have installed a minimal installation of CentOS 6.3 inside a VirtualBox VM. Now, I would like to install Emacs for use from the command line only. When I do a search for emacs using yum search ...
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Fedora in Oracle VM VirtualBox: installing guest additions

What are the pros and conses of two method of installing VirtualBox guest additions: via the Devices -> Install Guest Additions...; via su -c 'yum install VirtualBox-guest' from rpmfusion ...
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CentOS: disable a non-reachable repository

How to disable a non-reachable repository? I have an error when I use yum repolist or yum list: # yum list | grep 404 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home%3A/SannisDev/ CentOS_CentOS- ...
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Installing yum packages by pattern

I want to install all openoffice packages. Passing openoffice* obviously wouldn't work, because it'd look at file system. How can I do that?
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Yum and recommended/suggested packages

I'd like to install a software package on my Fedora System, but it has a lot of unreasonable dependencies (which I know for sure they are not actually required). I used to work on Debian, where ...
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yum install failing with strange output

I am using below command to install gcc on my laptop running fedora 17. yum install gcc But I am getting strange output. Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Resolving ...
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In CentOS, what is the difference between yum update and yum upgrade?

What is the difference between yum update and yum upgrade, and when should I use one over the other?
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Command for yum to install all packages without dependency

Is there any way for yum to install only that packages, that doesn't have any dependencies? I'm trying to install all python2 libraries. The code: su -c 'yum install python-\*' And I've get (ignore ...
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Obtaining/Packaging RPM dependencies for Fedora/RHEL linux application — no network access

I currently have an RPM file with 2-3 dependencies specified in the 'Requires' section. When this application is installed using yum, it works fine and the dependencies are installed if they are ...
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How to make an rpm package that installs a Java environment if needed

I'm very new to RPM packaging and I'm curious if, during the installation of one RPM it is possible to conditionally install another RPM if needed. In a nutshell. My RPM requires a particular JRE. ...
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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: ...
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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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Meaning of the yum error “Package tuple (…) could not be found in rpmdb”

I just want to install two packages in my Fedora 15 but I am getting some weird error. Command: yum install @development-tools Error: Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit ...
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How to change the repository settings for yum installer?

I am pretty much new to Linux. I am trying to install tint2 on CentOS. When I try to install using the command yum install tint2, it gave following error checking for X11... configure: error: Package ...
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how do I install the stock centos repositories?

I have a situation where the stock repo files that should exist in /etc/yum.repos.d/ (like centos-base.repo) are not present. I need to get them installed. I am sure this is simple, but after hours of ...
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List of installed repositories (yum)

In centos how can I get a list of installed repositories?
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64bit rpm can not resolve 32bit dependencies

Problem I'm having a RPM that contains mixed 64bit and 32bit binaries. One of the binaries depends on 32bit i686 packages. When I try to install the package yum gives me an error, noting that the ...
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Updating PHP 5.3 to 5.4 in CentOS

I followed this tutorial to update PHP from 5.3 version to 5.4. My distro is CentOS 5.5. After running the following command: yum --enablerepo=remi,remi-test install httpd php php-common I get ...
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Is it stable to use epel and rpmforge in the same time?

So after a fresh Scientific Linux 6.3 Desktop install, I: yum install rpmforge-release && yum update and yum install epel-release.noarch then: yum install wine gparted cups-pdf ...
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Download all dependencies with yumdownloader, even if already installed?

Is there a way to download all dependencies with yumdownloader, even if they are already installed? I'm trying to create a local repo and only want to include the packages we need.
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How to create Local Repositories in RHEL

I need to create a local repository in RHEl 5.5. i386 Because when I type some command in terminal it say that RHEL is not subscribed with RHN which is true. I took it from friend. So can someone ...
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How to tell yum that a package is installed when it thinks it isn't?

I accidentally deleted all my RPM data (I removed /var/lib/rpm/* instead of /var/lib/rpm/__*), and then ran rpm --rebuilddb. Now when I try to run yum update I get: Could not parse metalink ...
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How do I make anaconda skip the installing of a package?

I'm using preupgrade to upgrade from Fedora 16 to 17, and I keep getting an unpack error when installing the cups package. I really do not need cups and I want anaconda to skip it and continue. How do ...
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yum does not work on RHEL 6.3

I have installed RHEL 6.3: Linux RHEL6.3-64-BuildMac 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Jun 13 18:24:36 EDT 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux My /etc/yum.conf looks as follows: [main] ...