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Questions tagged [anaconda]

Questions about Anaconda, the kickstart system used by Fedora et.al.

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How to prevent non-sudo-installable Conda app from being able to modify itself (and other such apps too)?

There is a Conda package manager that can create independent virtual environments. But the most economic and default way to use it is to let it create hardlinks for packages used in several ...
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extracting security profile specific files RHEL CentOS

during the install of RHEL 7.x or CentOS one can choose (or not choose) to apply one of these security profiles these are from 7.6: United States Government Configuration Baseline Standard System ...
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Kickstart Post Issue

I remain fuzzy on what appear to be limitations to Kickstart's execution of a post-install script. My initial understanding was that the %post area of the kickstart file was to execute commands on ...
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Exclude packages in kickstart file

The Redhat kickstart documentation describes how to deselect/exclude packages in the packages section - i.e. one may put - in front of a package name to exclude it. But it doesn't fully work in this ...
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How can I manage anaconda post install output visible on install console?

While running anaconda installer in unattended mode the post install steps are run in the background and nothing is displayed on screen. If things go wrong you are likely to not be able to see what ...
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How to prevent boot logo for systems deployed using anaconda kickstart?

I am looking for a way to prevent the Linux logo from appearing at boot time for a system deployed using Anaconda kickstart. Based on centos - Remove penguin logo at startup it seems that I need to ...
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How to get Fedora 28 text console install under KVM to not prompt about text mode vs VNC

I've been trying to get unattended linux installs (fedora 28 in this case) working under KVM for some time. I've got it mostly worked out but it still asks me if I want to use text mode or fire up VNC....
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Why does conda not use symlinks for duplicate dependencies? [closed]

I wondered whether conda actually made duplicate files for certain dependencies shared by independent environments. I installed two environments env1 and env2. Then I installed the same module ...
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RHEL Anaconda kickstart installer error message on terminal console with log and exit immediately

My kickstart script is like this: %pre --log=/tmp/log wget --no-check-certificate http://192.168.2.33/file [ $? -eq 0 -a -f file ] && tar --ignore-failed-read -xzvf file .... %end wget ...
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Apache mod_wsgi with conda python 3 — can't load module

I recently posted this question to clear a hurdle in launching a Flask webapp on my Amazon ec2 RedHat 7 instance. In brief, I am attempting to launch a Flask webapp via an Anaconda environment using ...
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Troubles installing Anaconda on Python

I am currently attempting to install Anaconda on my Linux shell. I download and check the hash code of my downloaded file, provide a directory and so on. However, my Unix refuses to execute the script....
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Run python code from cron in an Anaconda environment

I need to run a python script using a specific anaconda environment, since I need to execute this script several times per day I would like to do it using the linux crontab file (/etc/crontab). When ...
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How do I calculate Linux physical volume and volume group metadata overhead?

I am trying to install a CentOS 7.4 system using a kickstart file and have received the following error: 'new lv is too large to fit in free space' There is an additional message that 752.85MiB is ...
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Installing Anaconda on Linux Mint without messing up preinstalled Python?

I've used on Anaconda with Python 3.x on Windows for years now. It has tons of features that out of the box that I use every day that cannot be easily installed on the bare-bones Python 2.7 that Linux ...
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Kickstart failing partition creation

I started with this in my kickstart file: %pre #************************************************** # # Get disk name to generate partition # #************************************************** DIR="/...
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How can i include all recent updates during kickstart install on fedora/centos without %post

A standard install with a kickstart file on fedora or centos just installs the packages from the install repository, which are usually outdated after some days after the release of a new fedora/centos ...
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CentOS PXE/Anaconda/kickstart waiting to gather enough entropy

When kickstarting a CentOS 7 system, with configuring full disk encryption, the anaconda process either hangs on obtaining enough entropy or will take the entire 10 minutes (timeout period). Is there ...
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PATH variable for anaconda in Fedora [closed]

After installing Anaconda in /opt/anaconda3 i modified ~/.bashrc for my user by adding PATH variable # .bashrc # Source global definitions if [ -f /etc/bashrc ]; then . /etc/bashrc fi # ...
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After installing CentOS and rebooting, cannot see new boot entry

I am trying to install CentOS 7.3 bare-metal on a ppc64le machine. After completing the installation process using vncviewer, the last screen says the installation is completed and to reboot the ...
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Kickstart not installing X on rhel 7.2

I'm trying to use kickstart and install a RHEL 7.2 system with a GUI. In my ks.cfg file I have specified these options to achieve a system that boots with X enabled. %packages --ignoremissing @...
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Fedora 25 Workstation : Anaconda throws Traceback error during installation

I'm trying to install Fedora 25 Workstation on Lenovo Ideapad. Using VMWare Player with 20GB HDD space, 2GB RAM, 2 Processor core. Installation goes fine till stage 2 where Anaconda tries to create ...
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RedHat Anaconda and groups

I need to enumerate the packages within Anaconda installation groups (@core, @Desktop, @admin-tools, @base, @system-tools, etc). I've tried using the source for Anaconda, and I've also looked through ...
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Problem with Installing Fedora 24 with Anaconda

I am trying to install Fedora 24 (Workstation) with Anaconda using the .iso file I downloaded from the Fedora website on my MacBook Air. The disk I want to install Fedora onto is an external SSD ...
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ImportError: /usr/lib64/libxml2.so.2: version `LIBXML2_2.9.0' not found

I am trying to install Hue on Centos 6.6 and configure it to point to a cluster that is running on Centos 7. The yum installation does not work on Centos 6 and hence I am trying to do the installation ...
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Running a Python script in Conda virtual environment as service

I recently wrote a Python program that is designed to communicate via SMPP SMS server. The issue I'm facing is that I don't know how to run a Python script as a service on my Cent OS server using ...
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Added anaconda2 lib to LD_LIBRARY_PATH, results in “no version information available” warning

To compile a program (Caffe) I added my anaconda2 libraries to .bashrc as follows: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/local/anaconda2/lib/ However, now when I run ls or find I get the ...
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CentOS Kickstart Packages

I'm trying to install CentOS7 using a kickstart file which I've written. Below is a snippet from the kickstart ################################## ##### 3. Package installation ######################...
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What are the unreadable characters in Linux Anaconda install script?

The Anaconda for Linux installation scripts contain about 750 lines of a pretty straightforward set of bash commands, but they are then followed with 1.4 million lines of characters unreadable (at ...
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Set Path for all Users (Login and Non-login Shells)

Ok. So, I'm used to Ubuntu and CentOS more than redhat, so I'm hoping there's some obvious solution to this that I'm missing. I've installed Anaconda (Python). I've placed it in: /opt/anaconda3 I ...
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How to install CentOS 7 to a USB stick using manual partitioning

In the installation UI for CentOS7, when I manually partition a USB stick, I get the error message "There is no bootable device and no boot partition", although I have explicitly assigned a /boot as a ...
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CentOS 7 Install: Error populating transaction [closed]

I am having a yum issue with a CentOS 7 minimal DVD. I've spun a custom ISO based on CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1503-01 and have only added a kickstart file that installs @core, sudo, rsyslog, and ...
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Which Kickstart commands and options cannot be %included?

I'm using Kickstart to automate a CentOS 7 installation and I'd like to create a common Kickstart file so I can %include it. After some testing it seems like some commands (like text) cannot be ...
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Continuum Anaconda Fedora 22 path

After an update to Windows 10 caused problems in my dual boot system I had to reinstall Fedora 22. So, starting with a fresh system I reinstalled my work environment. The one installation that has ...
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“no valid bootloader target device” when installing Fedora using anaconda

I was trying to install fedora 21 in unallocated space along side Windows 7. Its showing I have 261 GB free space. I mounted all the mount points correctly but the anaconda installer gives error. It ...
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Ananconda kickstart

I am trying to use packer to build a virtual-box image using kickstart however the ananconda install fails due to lack of installation source and no software selection my kickstart script is shown ...
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Unable to trap “CTRL+C” within kickstart “%pre” bash script

I'm using an interactive pre-installation bash script in a CentOS-7 kickstart image. I was trying to use "trap" to catch user Ctrl+C (SIGINT) and run some code as follows: trap_ctrl_c() { #Some ...
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“mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/opt/anaconda’:Permission denied”

I just installed Ubuntu. I downloaded the anaconda python package and am trying to install it, bash Anaconda-2.1.0-Linux-x86_64.sh at some point the terminal says: Anaconda will now be installed ...
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zerombr and clearpart not working in RHEL7

I've been using the following simple partitioning scheme to setup some RedHat machines. zerombr clearpart --all --initlabel bootloader --location=mbr autopart The unfortunate part is that I know ...
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“[Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.”

I am having some problem installing 32-bit Fedora20 OS over the network. At the installation summary page, under the software installation source section, using the default closest mirror option, I ...
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Kexec immediately after Kickstart install (where is cmdline?)

I used to be able to kexec into a new kernel immediately after a kickstart (anaconda) install via pxe. I was able to do this by figuring out the current kernel version, and grabbing cmdline options ...
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Oracle Linux R6 Install Error

My Oracle Linux R6 x64 won't install. After normal install it's just blank screen. After basic video driver options install stuck on "Waiting for hardware to initialize...". Tried with different ...
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Is there any way to do a CentOS minimal install without LVM / ext4?

I'm trying to benchmark the disk throughput of a base CentOS install on my lab XenServer setup, and am installing from the CentOS 6.4 minimal CD. However, the install ISO boots into a text-mode ...
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Stop tailing log

I have a problem, I accidentally did tail -f on a log, but now I cant quit! - Its the anaconda log during a redhat install. Control-C doesn't seem to work, I guess due to it saying sh: no job control ...
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How to override anaconda/kickstart package ordering?

I am building a bootable ISO to be used to install a Linux image (Oracle Linux, 5.8). This is using anaconda with a kickstart file to select the packages to be loaded. Some of these packages are ...
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How do I configure the driver for eth0 so I can use a kickstart file over the network?

I am trying to use a kickstart file hosted over the network to install Oracle Linux 5.8 (equivalent to RHEL 5.8 I believe). I am using the following at the boot prompt: linux ks=http://1.2.3.4/my.ks ...
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How does the CentOS installation work from the inside?

I am trying to understand the content of a Linux distribution's ISO image file and how the installation process take place. Here I am specifically talking about CentOS 6.4 in its minimal version. So ...
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How to add NFS options flag to anaconda?

These options work for Kickstart to load the install tree from NFS: The Fedora Kickstart documentation states nfs --server=nfsserver.example.com --dir=/tmp/install-tree --opts="username=u1,password=...