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DNF(Dandified Yum) is the next upcoming major version of Yum, a package manager for RPM-based Linux distributions. It roughly maintains CLI compatibility with Yum and defines strict API for extensions and plugins.

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Listing packages explicitly installed by the user using dnf

I have a Fedora 28 system (EDIT: upgraded from Fedora 27, rather than installed fresh). I can run dnf list --installed to list the 2165 packages installed on my system. I can run dnf leaves (using the ...
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What is the fedora equivalent of libusb-1.0, libc6:i386, and lib32ncurses5?

I'm trying to play around with a STM32F407G microcontroller, and I've been following along this tutorial online. The instructor of the course says that ubuntu users need to install the following ...
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“package X requires Y, but none of the providers can be installed”

While upgrading to fedora 28, I ran two commnads sudo dnf upgrade --refresh sudo dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade These worked but next command sudo dnf system-upgrade download --...
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Looking for a workaround to replace dnfdragora with yumex-dnf

Fedora 27 comes with dnfdragora package manager GUI, which is a disgusting and cruel parody on software, developed by someone who either hates their users, or lacks basic GUI design skills taught to ...
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Differences between yum update and dnf upgrade

I'd like to find out if there are differences between yum update and dnf upgrade. I am using CentOS 7. I haven been using BOTH commands at the same time. And I just tried it again and this is what ...
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dnf: (something) was supposed to be installed but is not!

I see that it is an error that happend here and there for some packages, but I didnt find any solution working for me. Everything broke down trying to install Jupyter by dnf install python2-qtconsole ...
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Grub2 uninstalled, now I can't boot my Linux partition.

I'm using Fedora 27 and recently I had a problem with the package manager of this distro, dnf, which removed the grub. Since then I can't boot my Fedora partition, it's explained in detail here : It ...
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How to import key that signs a repository for dnf/yum

I've ran into this for dnf only, but I assume it's the same for yum. I can't find any explanations on how this is supposed to work. One can set repo_gpgcheck=1 in repository config file. So dnf is ...
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Python error in dnfdragora update - fedora 27

I was trying to do an update using the dnfdragora dialog, in fedora 27. Until a few days ago I didn't experience any issue. Today though, when trying to open it I got the following error > g-io-...
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Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'freshrpms', disabling

I just installed Fedora 25 and one of the first things I went to do was dnf update, I got the error above. Is there a known fix to this issue or would I be better off installing a different linux ...
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No much for argument: nvidia , No much for argument: current , Error: Unable to find a match

I recently have installed fedora 27. I wanted to install drivers for graphic and so on . I used this command line sudo dnf install invidia current And this error appears : No much for argument:...
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Migrate packages from one fedora system to other

Currently, I am using Fedora 26 for my daily use. I want to transfer all the packages which I have installed with command sudo dnf install to another fedora desktop (as it doesn't have access to ...
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Why don't package managers have per-user installations and registries?

Both Apt and DNF/Yum, the two most popular package management schemes for Linux distributions to my knowledge, only support system-wide installation of packages: Files owned by root, binaries go in (/...
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What is the purpose of /usr/lib/.build-id/ dir?

After a fresh inst of f27 (netinstall) I noticed that many pkgs place tiny files in /usr/lib/.build-id/ dir. At 1st I thought I somehow had enabled some obscure "debug" mode for dnf, but even $ dnf ...
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Semanage command not found in Fedora 27 droplet from Digital Ocean

Just getting started with Selinux on a Fedora 27 droplet from Digital Ocean. Apparently the semanage command is not installed by default. Every tutorial I've read refers to this command. I need to set ...
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Error: GPG check FAILED when upgrading system using dnf in Fedora

When I tried to upgrade a Fedora 26 Server earlier today, I got this error message after downloading packages: warning: /var/cache/dnf/forensics-5e8452ee3a114fbe/packages/protobuf-c-1.3.0-1.fc26....
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Installed Anaconda -> strange behavior with DNF

I am using Fedora 26. Since I installed Anaconda, if I type in Terminal something like sudo dnf install gnome[TAB] I get Traceback (most recent call last): File "<string>", line 1, in <...
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How to pin a package in dnf (Fedora)

I've got a temporary situation where I'm working with pre-release F27, and need to keep one package to a specific (working) version and not be upgraded until the subsequent versions stop breaking ...
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Grub boots from kernels that I removed

I'm running Fedora 26, rpm -qa kernel outputs kernel-4.13.5-200.fc26.x86_64. And that's the one I want. I had 3 kernels showing in grub, that one, and 2 newer ones, Wifi wasn't working when booting ...
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What does “package” mean in DNF software package manager?

I would like to know what does word "package" mean in DNF software package manager? I would like to know: What package is? What are its characteristics? What is it used for? What are its alternatives?...
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How to install specific version of package in DNF

How to install specific package version in DNF. One of my installed package installed the new version, but this new has some issue, then I want to rollback to the old version, but the last old version ...
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Reinstalling only packages with missing or corrupt files on a non-running system?

1st. Thanks in advance. This is somewhat like # 216697: Reinstalling packages with missing/corrupt files except in that person's situation, after recovery, the system still worked. Mine does not. Can'...
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How do I install a package with the correct dependencies from a bunch of RPMs I've downloaded?

I'm in a situation similar to How can I install a local RPM using only the local dependency RPM files? or install a directory full of RPMs so that rpms providing dependencies are installed before ...
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Fedora 26 sabnzbd install problem: conflicting requests - nothing provides python-sabyenc

On recent Fedora 26 install, I encountered an error (shown below) attempting to install sabnzbd. I found the wiki at https://sabnzbd.org/wiki/installation/install-fedora-centos-rhel. From this wiki, ...
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Fedora 26: dnf update not working behind proxy - failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates'

On Fedora 26 when I do sudo dnf -v update I get the error > Loaded plugins: builddep, config-manager, copr, debug, debuginfo-install, download, generate_completion_cache, > needs-...
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dnf error conflicting packages between i686 and x86_64

I am getting a series of errors similar to this file /usr/share/doc/glibc/NEWS from install of glibc-2.25-10.fc26.i686 conflicts with file from package glibc-2.25-7.fc26.x86_64 when I try to dnf ...
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How to install gcc 6.4.1 on Fedora 26 [closed]

I'm trying to build CORE Network Emulator from source and I seem to have hit this gcc7 bug, so I want to install gcc 6.4.1 but when I try to run dnf install gcc-6.4.1 I get the error No package gcc-6....
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Fedora 26 upgrade fails

I cannot upgrade my Fedora 25 -> 26. I issue dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=26 --allowerasing and then dnf system-upgrade reboot. Everything works fine up to the point when the message about ...
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Fedora dnf system-upgrade: too many skipped packages?

I am sure this is a known issue, but I couldn't find the precise answer. Sorry if this is the case. I am trying a dnf system-upgrade from my fully updated Fedora 23 to Fedora 26 (or 25, or 24). When ...
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How do display a list of packages a certain package provides for?

On Fedora, I can get a list of packages another package depends on, with the following command: dnf repoquery --requires --resolve <package> But I'd like to have the opposite of that. I.e. ...
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dnf install completion not working with zsh, yet working with bash

In bash, if I type dnf install java<tab>, I get a bunch of suggestions of packages to install. However, if I do this in zsh, nothing happens. I've played around with /etc/bashrc and discovered ...
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'obsoleting packages' in package manager output? [DNF] [closed]

I run Fedora on one of my PC's and for about 5 days my package manager, DNF, has had this persistent message: dnf check-update Obsoleting Packages julietaula-montserrat-fonts.noarch ...
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How to install package from source on fedora in 2017?

What is the most clean way to install third party tar.gz's to make it maintainable through dnf? I see no checkinstall in repos, but it should be a standard and fast way to do it. There is an article ...
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GIMP 2.9.4's configure file is not recognising installed libraries

I recently download the latest version of GIMP (2.9.4) from their website, and extracted it. I read the INSTALL file and ran the configure script. However, when I do, it fails: GIMP configuration ...
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What do the dark colored packages mean in dnf list output? [closed]

I want to install an older version of selinux in order to install nvidia driver, dnf list shows there is an old package 3.13.1-225.11.fc25, how can I install that ? I tried dnf install selinux-policy-...
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dnf downgrade won't remain on udpate

Somehow I got vlc3.x installed on my Fedora 25, it is not working at all. I found I could downgrade the package to 2.x, sudo dnf downgrade vlc --allowerasing -y Failed to synchronize cache for repo '...
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Why do different machines receive updates at different times?

Out of curiosity: I run two Fedora Workstations, one at work and one at home. I recently noticed that updates (kernel, etc.) consistently show up on my machine at work about a day earlier. Does ...
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How do I update emacs on Fedora?

I currently have emacs 24.5 installed and would like to update to 25.1. when I type dnf update emacs I get Last metadata expiration check: 1:29:14 ago on Thu Mar 30 09:42:12 2017. Dependencies ...
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Do dnf updates conflicts with gnome software center updates? [duplicate]

I'm using fedora 25 gnome latest update. My dnf repo list is fedora-cisco-openh264.repo rpmfusion-free-updates.repo fedora.repo rpmfusion-free-updates-testing.repo fedora-spotify....
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What is the difference between “dnf history rollback” and “dnf history undo”?

Let's read the official documentation: dnf history rollback <transaction-spec> Undo all transactions performed after the specified transaction. If it is not possible to undo any transaction ...
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Restore fedora 25 repolist

Rawhide was causing troubles, so I decided to remove it, I backed up my original repo list names. The original repo list looked like that fedora-cisco-openh264.repo rpmfusion-free.repo fedora-...
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dnf: How to tell what's causing broken dependencies?

Sometimes when doing a dnf upgrade I'll be told that it's skipping packages because of broken dependencies. It will tell me which packages are being skipped, but not why they're being skipped. How ...
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How to (temporarily) prevent yum / dnf from updating repositories?

I sometimes face a problem that I only want to search or install a single tiny package and I am on a very limited internet connection (say: mobile data in a remote place abroad). Being more of an ...
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Dnf install kernel doesn't install kernel to /boot

I have the same problem as reported at https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/73766/fedora-22-not-using-newer-kernal-after-dnf-update/ NOTE: the answers to that posting are not addressing the ...
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Install VLC on Qubes OS/Fedora 23

I recently installed Qubes OS and I would like to install VLC Media Player on my personal VM which is based on Fedora 23. To configure RPM-fusion I ran the two following commands (found on the french ...
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tell dnf how to reference an installed library

I'm trying to install Sprite Illuminator on my fedora, originally there's not RPM so i just converted a .deb file to rpm using alien. then, i tried to install the rpm using dnf but i was getting this ...
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Why does the proprietary nvidia driver break kernel dependencies?

I'm running Fedora 25, with the following nvidia packages installed: akmod-nvidia.x86_64 1:375.26-1.fc25 @rpmfusion-nonfree-updates kmod-nvidia-4.8.12-300.fc25....
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Sync two installs of Fedora

I have a working PC and home PC - both run Fedora 24, in some cases I install packages on my work or home pc and forget to repeat the same install on my other working machine, how do I bring dnf ...
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Fedora 25 upgrade: doesn't install key for package updates, what's going on?

Fedora 24 pops up this lovely GUI-triggered update to Fedora 25 (using gnome-software). The instructions for upgrading Fedora workstation simply list the steps to click through in the GUI. Good job! ...
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Fedora 24 switch from KDE spin to Default (GNOME)

I have installed the default workstation group dnf install @workstation-product-environment Now I want to remove all unnecessary KDE packages but dnf remove @kde-desktop-environtment gives me ...