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Questions tagged [package-management]

tools for installing and maintaining software packages

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Yum is not respecting `Requires` maximum version. How can I debug and check what yum thinks the dependency version is?

I manage an RPM package and there are versions numbered like: my-package-1.1.1-1, my-package-1.1.2-1, my-package-1.1.3-1, my-package-1.2.0-0.alpha01.1. I'm now trying to get another package to ...
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Install Alpine security updates only

Is there a way to install only security updates for Alpine Linux and its apk packages, skipping updates that don't fix security holes?
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Building mips package on amd64: Exec format error chroot: failed to run command 'mount'

I'm trying to cross-build a Debian/Ubuntu package on a running amd64 system to mips arch. I've tried several methods, from pubilder to sbuild, but I keep failing. About the latter, on a freshly ...
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How can I install SOGo within Plesk? [closed]

I hope someone of you knows Plesk. And maybe also SOGo. Since 3 years or so there is a feature request within Plesk to include SOGo but nothing happened since this time. So I can wait or do it myself. ...
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How to get all package names that were not installed from a repository in /etc/apt/sources.list

Is there a way to get the names of all installed packages that are not installed from repositories listed in /etc/apt/sources.list ? Or get the name of all packages that were installed locally(using ...
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Package manager says I have the latest version but there is a newer one

I'm trying to to install libgsf-1-114 package which according to the packages.ubuntu the latest version is 1.14.45-1. Currently I have version 1.14.36-1: apt list libgsf-1-114 Listing... Done libgsf-...
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is there a way to get all of rpms to install a CentOS package and its dependencies totally offline? [duplicate]

I need to install a CentOS package and its dependencies totally offline in my lab. this post is about Ubuntu instead of CentOS. the only way I can imagine is to setup a mirror somewhere else, and ...
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How should I proceed in upgrading server packages?

On my main linux machine, I usually upgrade my packages pretty much without thinking about it and in the rare event that I get a compatibility issue, I solve it afterwards. I always have backups of ...
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msgfmt not found though msgfmt is installed via package manager

I'm having trouble building Git from sources on an ARM dev-board running Armbian. Armbian is a Ubuntu Bionic derivative. Git fails at the make test recipe. make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/build/...
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How to recusively download RPMs and dependencies as a user

I'm testing a process that will need to be run by different users on different Linux servers. The servers will have yum and yum-utils installed. There is no root access and faking it (chroot/container)...
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Is it possible to emulate package versioning in Debian-based distributions?

I have executable for x86 machine, dynamically linked, while the same library is installed in the 64 arch host, and utilized by hundreds of binaries, and libraries, while the objective not to have 64 ...
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Packaging library distribution

I'm working on some shared library and now stuck with the problem that some software refused to pick the newer version, but some has to use the latest since it has some crucial changes. So I need to ...
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Arch: Is yaourt deprecated?

I came across this article saying that yaourt is deprecated. I wanted to look up more information about that on Arch Wiki, but found that yaourt is not listed on the list of AUR helpers, which is ...
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Debian xarchiver “Failed to execute child process ”ar“ (No such file or directory)”

I have Debian 9 and Xfce. am trying to install a commercial program given as a .deb -ending file. When I double click on the file, it opens a window titled "(filename.deb) - Xarchiver 0.5.4" and on ...
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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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SUSE: How to completely uninstall apache2 on machine

I got some bigger struggle on my SUSE machine with my apache2 installation. So I want to uninstall/remove it completely to reinstall it. When I use sudo zypper rm apache2 some of my files are gone, ...
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unexpected behavior of 'rpm --setperms sudo'

rpm --setperms sudo on a fedora 29 fresh installation sets /usr/bin/sudo's permissions to 0777; i confirmed it by reinstalling sudo using dnf, which will correctly set the permissions to 4111 and then ...
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python pip/pip3 defaults to --user behavior

I recently used pip install --user foo once and even though I did some other stuff, I can't imagine that any other command causes my pip install to use ~/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ directory ...
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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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Debian/dpkg handle group id collision

In my network there is a special user group with the ID 101. Unfortunatelly, Debian wants to use the ID 101 for the group systemd-journal. Since it exists only locally, I assigned systemd-journal the ...
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Debian sources errors

When I try to update my packages on my Chromebook (with Linux installed on it) I do this: sudo apt-get update, and it gives me this error: Ign:1 https://deb.debian.org/debian stretch InRelease Ign:2 ...
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Linux/Debian dpkg & administrator errors

So today I ran into a bunch of errors while using the sudo command on my Chromebook with Linux installed. For example when I try to remove my Google Chrome beta application, I tried this: sudo apt-...
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How can i remove ImageMagick 7 completely from ubuntu 18.04?

I have to remove ImageMagick 7 completely from my system. I have a rails app which requires ImageMagick 6. I have tried the following commands to remove but nothing works. 'sudo apt remove --purge ...
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Manjaro 18 (Arch) Installing Packages Outside Repository

So I recently switched to Manjaro. I am having an issue with installing MegaSync from mega.nz. When I download their package for Arch it gives me a .tar.xz file. I'm not familiar with .xz but it's an ...
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What exactly does it mean for packages to be conflicting?

I installed a package and pacman spit out a message like this: looking for conflicting packages... :: packageX and packageY are in conflict. Remove packageY? [y/N] I already managed to install the ...
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How to mark a base package as not user installed while avoiding dnf autoremove?

On a freshly installed Fedora system, base packages such as sudo are not counted as user installed, i.e. dnf repoquery --userinstalled | grep sudo comes back empty. At the same time, these packages ...
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NixOS - how is environment.systemPackages implemented

I've started using NixOS. As far as I understand Nix is a purpose built functional language to avoid side-effects. All packages are part of a giant attribute set but as everything is lazily evaluated ...
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How do I use xbps with an authenticated proxy?

How do I use xbps with an authenticated proxy? what configuration do I have to do? I'm looking for an example because I've tried configuring the environment variable and nothing, I'm almost buying a ...
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Unable to update glibc to the latest version

We use Katello/Satellite 6 to manage our repos/pkgs and subscribe our servers to it. In the Katello Web UI it says that glibc-2.12-1.212.el6.x86_64 and glibc-common-2.12-1.212.el6.x86_64 is an ...
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Anaconda Repository

I have a rhel server which I use as yum repository for my other servers. Now I need it to serve python packages as well. I found an anaconda repository to download packages: https://repo.continuum.io/...
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Confusion on apt-cache policy: same origin but different versions?

Background: I have a Debian container that installs libapache2-mod-php and is running PHP 7.2 server. It has been set up half a year ago and is running fine. Problem: This week I've been trying to ...
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`apt update` results in consistent “Failed to Fetch” errors for different apt sources

After a recent update from Bionic-based Pop OS! 18.04 to Cosmic-based Pop OS! 18.10, executing apt update always results in Failed to Fetch .... Temporary failure resolving errors for few sites. ...
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How can I install a package in a Docker Ubuntu container?

I use the default downloaded Ubuntu Docker image. I want to find the network interfaces and IP addresses in its container, so I would like to install the package containing ifconfig, but why do I fail?...
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RHEL/CentOS - How can I find all rpm packages which depends on a particular package?

Linux distribution: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.10 (Santiago) Context: I need to uninstall all old versions of Java in my server. I have the list of java paths, example: /usr/lib/jvm/...
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How can I install elementaryOS's terminal “pantheon-terminal” on Linux Mint?

I am trying to install elementaryOS (Juno)'s terminal emulator on Mint 19 Tessa. I checked the instruction at the git hub site https://github.com/elementary/terminal, and I installed all dependencies ...
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How do I get a list of all existing Debian source packages of all architectures online?

I need some online service that gives me all existing source packages in Debian. A source package is something like this: https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/wireshark It contains several ...
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How do I get a list of all existing Debian packages of all architectures online?

I need some online service that gives me a list like this command: apt-cache pkgnames | sort Any hints?
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Error Installing Emacs25 Package on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install Emacs25 package on Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Emacs 24 and Emacs-snapshot (currently Emacs 27.0.50). I ran the following commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kelleyk/emacs sudo ...
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Debian: installing a python package: apt-get or apt-src?

I tried to install a mutagen package, available according to apt-cache: $ apt-cache madison mutagen mutagen | 1.40.0-2 | http://deb.debian.org/debian buster/main Sources apt-get won't deliver: ...
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How to keep track of installed software/sys configuration in linux that I can restore after a fresh linux install?

I have been thinking of writing some sort of utility for Linux that keeps track of all my installed software and configuration. Something that after doing a fresh install I can just run it and will ...
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Installing newer version of lsblk to RHEL

I am trying to install newer version of lsblk to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.6. I have installed util-linux on my system in version util-linux.x86_64-2.23.2-59.el7_6.1 but due to a compatibility ...
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How do I maintain a patched version of a package for unprivileged installation?

I use some common software packages frequently enough that I found it worthwhile to modify their code a bit to work more smoothly for my peculiar needs. However, I was not able to get my changes ...
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Making sense of a package with almost no files included

$ uname -a Linux laptop 4.19.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.16-1 (2019-01-17) x86_64 GNU/Linux I need to use cv::face::createLBPHFaceRecognizer(), which is not a part of the core OpenCV but rather a ...
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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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Verification of packages in a local mirror

Packages for several BSD and Linux operating systems / distributions are downloaded over a potentially insecure connecting or are later on replaced with a malicious version on the local disk. The ...
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sed search and show matching pattern, removing the rest

I am trying to clean a list containing packages. I wish to remove the package revisions, leaving the package names only. I see every package has naming convention like this: package-name-majorver-...
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Filter out items that belong to the Source Packages

Here I have a Manifest of Ubuntu I would like to list out only the Source Packages and not the containing items. binutils 2.31.1-6ubuntu1 binutils-common:amd64 2.31.1-6ubuntu1 binutils-x86-64-...
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dnf not working properly on non fedora machine

I have installed dnf package on custom linux distribution(non fedora). dnf can able to pull and install the .rpm packages from the configured repository. I could not able to remove the packages via ...
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Problem due to incorrect libstdc++6

When I do sudo apt-get -f install I am getting Preparing to unpack .../libstdc++6_8.1.0-5ubuntu1~14.04_amd64.deb ... Unpacking libstdc++6:amd64 (8.1.0-5ubuntu1~14.04) over (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.10) .....
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I Packager manager can't handle two processes at once [duplicate]

I have been using Linux for a while. I first used Debian based systems and then yesterday I switched to Arch. I noticed (in both Debian & Arch) that when you try to download multiple packaged from ...