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Is there a reason you can't use the yum command? Also, are you trying to install tigervnc-server? Either way, you can approach this by using either: rpm -q --whatprovides libXaw.so.7 or yum provides libXaw.so.7 to find out what packages provide this shared object. You should look into creating a repository from the RHEL 6.5 server install disc Create RHEL ...


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Like shibley said, this would defeat the purpose of the package manager. It would be wiser to download the source and compile it with the version of the dependency you need. Hopefully, for you, the version you want will work without any source mods.


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Yum doesn't have a way to do this. It would counter the purpose of the package manager. Moreover, it will usually render a package dysfunctional. Package maintainer's put effort into ensuring dependencies are properly defined and not overly restrictive. That said, you can install the rpm with the rpm utility using the --nodeps flag. As a result, it ...


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In the meanwhile I solved my problem by means of the following steps I checked the synaptic package managing tool for the installed and available versions regarding the mentioned packages I then downloaded the versions tagged with (trusty) or whenever a (trusty-updates)-version was mentioned the trusty-updates version. The command was sudo apt-get download ...


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First, run apt-get -f install to make APT happy about the current state of the system. Having half-installed or half-removed packages or broken dependencies tends to put APT in a state where it won't do what you tell it to do, even if that would theoretically be possible because it wouldn't affect the broken packages. dpkg is a low-level tool that does only ...


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First try installing by which will fail. dpkg -i percona-toolkit.deb Then do following to install and fix the missing dependencies. apt-get install --fix-missing -f Then try again to install the .deb package dpkg -i percona-toolkit.deb



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