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If you didn't install the package with yum you also can't remove it with yum. Yum is essentially telling that the package is available in the repository but it's not installed. To remove node.js just delete it from where you downloaded it to.
It's Red Hat Bug 1130239 - Difference in curl performance between RHEL6 and RHEL7: The libcurl library used an unnecessarily long blocking delay for actions with no active file descriptors, even for short operations. This meant that some actions, such as resolving a host name using /etc/hosts, took an artificially long time to complete. The ...
The orange text isn't the location, that's identifying the entry as swap. It's located on the logical volume listed before it. You can get more information on that using lvdisplay.
the line look like /dev/mapper/centos-swap swap swap defaults 0 0 the first field identify the device, in this case /dev/mapper/centos-swap the /dev/mapper syntax indicate logical volume swap on volume group centos. second entry swap (the one highlighted in orange) is a place holder, second field usualy hold local filesystem entry point (such as / or ...
on your grub boot menu as its booting, there should be a list of available kernels. will look like this: Grub menu while there, hit e to edit, select the second line and hit e again to edit it, add a 1 to the end of the line, press esc to save changes and b to boot. This will force the system to boot into single user mode which will be a root shell you can ...
Judging by your description, you don't get patches but rather updated versions of files. What you could do is to keep text files from a vanilla installation of your software in ~/sw_current with a copy in ~/sw_new. Every time you get an update, you should apply it to ~/sw_new by blindly copying the files and generate a real diff patch: diff -rupN ...
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