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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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“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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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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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 ...
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How RPM and dnf databases are maintained?

Does dnf and rpm uses the same database to store details about installed packages.? Can someone mention the path of database created by rpm and dnf?
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Fedora 27: Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates'

Dears, i have an issue in update the repo for Fedora 27 VM,i faced the bellow error Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates' every-time i run any repo command. also, i try the dnf ...
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Install a source RPM from Fedora's rpms

I found a great package on Fedora Package Sources. It is hosted as source codes. The specific package is Syncthing, whose official website provides an rpm binary download. But I would like the ...
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Dependency tracking and unresolved dependencies

In Fedora when I was playing around with dnf, trying to learn new things (and Linux in general), I noticed the command "dnf repoclosure". Naturally I ran it to see the output. My initial thought was ...
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How do I repair a bad update in Fedora 28?(edited) [closed]

I was updating my laptop when an electrical blackout happene. I restarted and try to use again sudo dnf update, but this happened: The downloaded packages were saved in cache until the next ...
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Fedora fails to find popular packages like apcalc or docker

I'm running Fedora 28 on my Acer Laptop for more than a week now. Since I usually use it at university, I decided to use the update server provided by the university, https://ftp.halifax.rwth-aachen....
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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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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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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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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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'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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dnf update failed - pushed back to login-screen after update

I installed a fresh copy of Fedora 24 on my older notebook (1.gen i5) a few weeks ago and (naturally) first tried to get the latest updates through dnf (sudo will be omitted here). After a while (...
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Bash script to install package if already not installed (From a directory with many packages) - Fedora 17

I have a directory full of rpms (And their dependencies). Currently I am executing yum localinstall ./packages_directory/*.rpm to install all packages in there. It automatically skips the ones already ...
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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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-y in Linux for example dnf -y install samba [duplicate]

what does the -y mean in linux. this symbol is always used after a command for example dnf -y install httpd. Everywhere I have looked I cannot find a definite answer. Please help
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How do I mark dnf package as removed?

I want to remove dnf installed packages using pip but when I type: $ dnf info package the package manager wrongly shows that the package is installed. I alternatively tried removing the package ...
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Cannot find certain packages to install in Fedora 22

I want to install the wizardpen driver (Generic linux driver for pen-tablets) from source on Fedora 22. Upon attempting the install from source after downloading, it threw the following error about ...
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dnf: additionaly install optional packages to already installed group?

I installed Group "XYZ" without optional packages. How do I install the group with optional packages, without removing and reinstalling it?
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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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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 ...