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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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Fedora 23: “dnf update” stuck at “Running transaction”

For a few days now I'm having issues running dnf update under my Fedora 23 installation. After updating the package info and downloading the packages dnf seems to be stuck at "Running transaction". ...
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How to fix broken dependencies, that require deinstalling dnf on Fedora 23?

I've recently upgraded from Fedora 21 right up to Fedora 23. Most things went down without much drama (including nVidia drivers), except for the packages involving dnf. After upgrading, performing a ...
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How to make dnf to install older versions of software

I need to install squid 3.1.23 When I run sudo dnf install squid-3.1.23 I get error Last metadata expiration check performed 1:27:10 ago on Tue Jan 12 10:09:23 2016. No package squid-3.1.23 ...
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Why am I getting alerts about new updates when dnf says I'm up to date?

I'm running the KDE spin of Fedora 22. I've run sudo dnf update and it says I'm up to date, but the notification area says I have a bunch of updates that need installed.The screenshot is after just ...
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update google chrome on fedora

I am trying to upgrade chrome on my fedora 30 install. Currently it is stuck on "Version 66.0.3359.117 (Official Build) (64-bit)" I've removed it and reinstalled I am using this repo: [google-chrome] ...
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dnf showing unformatted strings

I'm assuming I've changed a setting, but I have no idea what and I haven't been able to find an answer via google. When I run dnf, it prints the raw or unformatted strings with the format values: ...
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Can we use both dnf and Microdnf simultaneously?

I am getting below error message when I use dnf and microdnf simultaneously to install/remove packages. error: failed loading RPMDB
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How to remove specify version of kernel, fedora?

I downgrade my kernel to 4.20.16-200.fc29.x86_64 after it got updated to kernel-5.0.4-200.fc29.x86_64. Now when I tried to remove it using dnf, and I am getting this No match for argument: kernel-5.0....
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Curious `dnf check-update` result with Fedora Modular repo

I noticed a curiosity on Fedora 29. When I only enable the repo updates-modular, it says I have an update available for libgit2. When I enable both fedora-modular and updates-modular, it does not. ...
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Reverse dependencies to determining the Cause of DNF conflicting packages

I recently tried to update some packages on my (fedora 27, x64) machine, which dnf complains is in conflict. However, I cannot figure out how to get dnf to tell me the cause of the conflict.This ...
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Why is repo not reinstalling after removing it from /etc/yum.repos.d?

I removed a repo by deleting its file from /etc/yum.repos.d using rm -rf. Then I tried to install the same repo with dnf install but it is not showing up in /etc/yum.repos.d or when I run dnf repolist....
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elfutils-libelf-devel installed but not detected during VirtualBox install

I am trying to install VirtualBox following this tutorial. I have done every steps but when trying to run : /usr/lib/virtualbox/vboxdrv.sh setup I get following output : vboxdrv.sh: Stopping ...
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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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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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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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How do I remove the hex suffix from DNF cachedir names on Fedora?

DNF uses cachedirs labeled like this: /var/cache/dnf/fedora-d174f3c3f2691dd5 /var/cache/dnf/updates-d28e3be95240972f How do I configure DNF to not add the unique identifier? With YUM, I symlinked ...
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Changing YUM/DNF basearch on Raspberry Pi image?

I've followed the installation instructions for Fedora on a Raspberry Pi 2. I downloaded the MATE Desktop image here and verified it with its signature available here, and then copied it over onto my ...
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identify all broken / conflicting rpm's and fix them *correctly* Fedora 23, persistent usb

Earlier today I installed Fedora 23 on a USB. After the installation was complete, I was doing the standard dnf upgrade, shell configurations, and ultimately preparations for installing the NVIDIA ...
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Remove or reinstall broken package installation

I tried to install "variety" manually via a downloaded rpm from http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/sourceforge/p/po/postinstaller/fedora/releases/23/x86_64/variety-0.5.5-1.fc23.noarch.html The ...
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How to engage with Fedora 23 error message in dnf install error of dnspython?

I am not sure whether this constitutes a bug - so, I dare to try it here... When attempting to install (with dnf) versions of the package python-dns, I get the following error: unpacking of ...
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Unclaimed network device

I'm working on Fedora 22 and have problems with my Wifi. I noticed that the wireless option in the gnome menu wasn't showing up and 'lshw' shows me *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller ...
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List `yum/dnf` history in ascending (reversed) order

When you run yum history (or dnf history) it will give you the list of action starting from the last, most recent action being on top of the list. In case you have a lot of history steps your recent ...
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Find and remove the packages that provides desktops environments

Recently upgraded to Fedora 22; I now have the following desktop environments to choose from at login: Gnome Gnome Classic Gnome Wayland Plasma (KDE) Kodi Xmonad How do I remove items from this list?...
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Fedora stuck at starting dnf python 3 problem

after some conda packages installation, I restarted the computer and Fedora got stuck at starting. I booted in maintenance mode, tried dnf update just to get some clue, and got an error in /usr/lib/...
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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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`dnf` & `yum` list packages by popularity? [closed]

How do I use dnfor yum to list all packages, sorted by popularity (assuming that this is an available feature)? I don't have a rigorous definition of popularity, but a standard metric such as number ...
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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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yum info: what does “Repo: installed” mean?

On RHEL 5 I entered yum info vsftpd and got this result: Installed Packages Name : vsftpd Arch : i386 Version : 2.0.5 Release : 28.el5 Size : 289 k Repo : installed ...
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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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How to ingore rpmfusion source repos when downloading source package

I have few rpm repos in my Fedora installation and I've want to download source package and got error that synchronization of rpmfusion-free-updates-source and rpmfusion-nonfree-updates-source failed. ...
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“dnf install vidalia” on Fedora Core 24?

I'm in the process of installing a (somewhat modified) Fedora Core 24 system, and am still trying to do things in the mostly right way. How can I get dnf install vidalia (which, in quotes, has only ...
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Failed to syncronize cache for repo 'fedora' … (possible proxy issues)

I just started on a fedora build. Just managed to add myself to the sudoers file, so now I am attempting to grab vim. I do a sudo dnf install vim and get hit with the following error message. ...
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How do I edit sudoers file in fedora? [duplicate]

I have just started a new fedora build. I just got things going, and was about to install tmux, and was hit with the message... Error: This command has to be run under the root user Ok. I attempt to ...
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Fedora Linux: transient failure downloading security updates

This is part N of "why aren't I getting security updates". What causes this one? OS: Fedora Workstation 23 Date: 2016-03-03 1. transient meaning failure, then success # dnf check-update Error: ...
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Fedora configuration for latest sofware

I just switch from debian stable to fedora 30 to have more up-to-date software, but it seems I didn't configure it in the right way Example octave In debian I installed octave via flatpak, its ...
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dnf short command disappear in dnf4

After dnf 2.6.2, there're short command abbreviation available. But in recent updates such short commands disappeared (I'm not sure which update, but ever since I upgraded to Fedora 29, those short ...
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dnf can't download package from URL

I have a URL which I want to install a package from. Typing su -c 'dnf install http://www.geogebra.org/download/rpm.php?arch=amd64&ver=6' gives the error: rpm.php?arch=amd64 ...
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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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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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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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“dnf history undo” fails with “no package @”

When trying to uninstall KDE with dnf history undo, I get the following: Install libgit2-0.27.8-1.module_f30+2959+693db98d.x86_64 @fedora-modular Install NetworkManager-libreswan-...
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dnf install or update / upgrade in one command

yum install package means: if package is not yet installed, install the latest version if package is already installed, update to the latest version dnf install package means: if package is not yet ...
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Is this package dependency conflict with liberation-fonts a bug?

Google's google-chrome-stable requires the following dependency: liberation-fonts 1:2.00.5-3.fc30 updates Fedora's Wine package requires the following dependency: liberation-narrow-fonts 1.07.6-1....
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Why did my package manager resolve a different set of depenencies when reinstalling a package?

I tried to remove the gnome-themes-extra package which also removed a few dependencies: ================================================================================ Package Arch ...
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yum or dnf update with `--skip-broken` on just one repo?

Is there a way to run yum update --skip-broken Such that only missing packages from one repository are skipped? As a third party that distributes RPM packages we would like our broken packages to ...
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How to use more than 1 mirror on update?

I want to upgrade from Fedora 28 to Fedora 30 but I always reach the next error during the upgrade command execution (dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=30): [MIRROR] source-highlight-3.1.8-24....
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Understanding the meaning of @ in package management [duplicate]

I discovered tmux is installed on my system. In order to find out if it was preinstalled with fedora I ran the command dnf info tmux which prints out: Installed Packages Name : tmux Version ...
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How to list all packages marked as 'group'

The dnf command is able to mark packages as install, remove or group [1]. To list all packages marked as install, the command dnf repoquery --userinstalled [2] can be used. My question is: Is there a ...
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Failed to synchronize cache for repo

I'm doing my best to install THIS to my server. All of the instructions are for Ubuntu I'm going through and finding fedora commands to replace Ubuntu's. I've gotten to "Install and setup ARM" Section ...