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Yellowdog Updater Modified (yum) is an interactive, rpm based, package manager.

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What does this yum package version mean?

On Rocky Linux: $ sudo yum list squid Available Packages squid.x86_64 7:4.15-3.module+el8.6.0+842+aea5c28d What does the 7: and the .module ... part of the version string mean? I can see the ...
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rpm database lost, how to proceed?

I completely lost the rpm directory under /var/lib with no way to recover it. (I know what I should have done...) I have made a new one (rpm --initdb) but of course rpm and yum no longer know what's ...
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Simple TCP Proxy for Amazon Linux 2

I'm looking for a simple TCP proxy that I can install and run on Amazon Linux 2. I've been using simpleproxy on Ubuntu and it does exactly what I need, but I can't seem to find an equivalent for ...
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Is 'yum check-update' mandatory to do an update? (Ubuntu comparison)

For Fedora Workstation 36. About yum (yes I know it is replaced by dnf) - I am using yum for academic purposes. To accomplish an update of all the packages available in the OS - is used the sudo yum ...
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Cannot install bgzip on Red Hat

I'm trying to install bgzip on red hat. sudo yum install bgzip says Updating Subscription Management repositories. Last metadata expiration check: 0:18:47 ago on Thu 19 May 2022 12:03:12 PM CDT. No ...
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Why 'yum clean all' is always showing the "3 files removed" message?

Through Virtual Box was installed Fedora Workstation 36. It for experimental purposes. For academic purposes yum was used, the following set of commands were executed: yum check-update sudo yum ...
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Does dnf work with all the latest data installed/updated got through yum?

Through Virtual Box was installed Fedora Workstation 36. It for experimental purposes. About package/repository management there are two options yum and dnf where the latter is preferred over the ...
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PHP Extensions Are Not Enabled

I am running RHEL 7 and I am trying to use PHP 8.1. PHP is installing and the extensions are installed (per-Yum) but not enabled per-PHP. For example, if I run php -m | grep dom from the command line ...
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Problem while updating or downloading any package using yum on REH 8.5(Oopta)

I am installing a module "canberra-gtk-module" on REH 8.5 (Oopta) per receiving error [root@localhost Pictures]# sudo yum install libcanberra-gtk-module libcanberra-gtk3-module Updating ...
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/var keeps filling due to yum cache

the /var/cache directory keeps filling frequently due to yum metadata in centos 7.5 server. most of the space utilized by the below files. i have set keep cache to 0 in /etc/yum.conf as well. but ...
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How to find the required dependency software on CentOS?

I am trying to install scientific computation software on CentOS. According to the manual, I need to install amdfftw-3.1 but when I try to search amdfftw with yum, it returns nothing: [beta@login03 0]$...
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cannot read repomd.xml [closed]

I am trying to install additional packages from a RHEL-8 installation DVD on a server that is not connected to the internet. I mounted the DVD ISO on /mnt/cdrom. I have the following in my /etc/yum....
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Issue with Yum update Redhat Linux Amazon EC2

In my scenario , for some reason yum has stopped working in my Amazon EC2 instance, located in the us east -1 region. There seems to be something wrong with the path of the repo metadata, is this ...
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How to make yum aware a source package was installed?

I removed a yum package and installed a higher version of the same package from source. But yum doesn't see it. Whenever I try to install a yum package, it tries to install the older yum package and ...
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Using wkhtmltopdf on RHEL returns libpng15.so.15 shared library not found

To give a little background, I am using wkhtmltopdf to convert a local .html to a .pdf for use as evidence for our pipeline/release. However this html that is generated has some remote scripts and ...
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RHEL8 repo does not have python-sphinx package

Can't seem to find python-sphinx packages on freshly installed RHEL8. Previously on CentOS-7 there was an easy way to yum install python-sphinx. Should I be add another repo containing sphinx packages?...
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How can I list packages selected manually via yum?

I'm working on a CentOS system where I install packages, occasionally, with yum install whatever. And, of course, some packages are dragged in as dependencies. Is it possible to get a listing of all ...
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How to install php 8 to aarch64 oracle linux?

Since official Oracle Linux only support up to 7.4 and Remi repo also doesn't support aarch64 , how to install PHP 8 to aarch64 oracle Linux?
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How update all packages in Oracle Linux 7.5?

How could be possible to update all yum repositories in /etc/yum.repos.d/ directory? Is this command is right for this purpose? yum update repolist or yum repolist all
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Install Yum/Dnf in a Virtualenv

I've created a Virtualenv (with python3.6) and want to install yum/dnf package in that environment. Is there any way to do that? As import dnf or import yum giving me error in that environment -> ...
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How do I set a timeout for PackageKit's yum backend?

I have a configuration running where I am using the Cockpit user interface together with Packagekit (using the cockpit-packagekit RPM). Sometimes, the host system will not have access to the internet, ...
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Yum/rpm unable to resolve dependencies on custom packages

I have a set of packages that are custom built and have been working well for nearly a decade with all their interdependencies. Now however we are moving everything over to 64bit (late to the party I ...
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Yum repository giving 404 on primary_db

We are trying to install a package from an internal mirror of the EPEL repository. When we do so, we get the following error message: epel/primary_db FAILED https://yum.example.com/yum/EPEL/...
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How do you download a RPM by name and version, using Python or terminal?

I need to download .rpm files for particular packages by specifying the package name and version. Such as "libX11-1.5.99.902". I've been looking online to find a way to query & download ....
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Yum: Failed to install updates - "Could not run transaction"

I have a CentOS Linux release 7.9.2009 with a daily recurring email/problem, that I don't know how to solve. I get this email once a day: The following updates will be applied on myserver.xyz: ========...
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How to update SSL components on server too old to actually download the packages over SSL

Seems like a catch 22 here. Updating the server to a newer version is out of the question. I simply need to update Apache to a specific (older version). The server is CentOS 6.3. The base repo is ...
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Under what circumstances can pip 'discover' package updates made by yum

Have a problem with some nodes at a remote site where several Python RPMs were installed on SLES systems where pip had previously been used. Although we have given guidance to the remote teams to not ...
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Remi PHP5/PHP7 repository yum update error

When I run: yum update I get the error: Error: Package: php-pecl-zip-1.20.0-1.el7.remi.5.6.x86_64 (remi-php56) Requires: php(api) = 20131106-64 Installed: php-common-7.4.0~RC1-1....
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CentOS 7: Python2.7.5 got overwritten and can't use yum or python2

I was installing the Torque queue system onto my CentOS 7 server, and after running the config command for the installation, my default python2 version (2.7.5) got overwritten and replaced by python2....
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How to yum list installed packages that are not in repositories

I'm running Oracle Linux/RHEL and trying to get a list of installed packages whose name/arch is not in any active repository. When doing yum list installed these packages are displayed in red, but is ...
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Why wont yum find correct version of ImageMagick-perl?

I have two CentOS 7 systems. Both use remi.repo. When I try and install ImageMagick-perl, one system correctly sees and installs 6.9.11.60-1.el7.remi. The other doesn't see this in remi and tries to ...
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Does reinstalling package also reinstall dependencies?

If package A depends on package B, if I reinstall package B, what would happen to A? Will it be forever removed? Will it be removed, and then reinstalled? Will it simply be ignored by the package ...
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What does pkgconfig(<PACKAGENAME>) entry means on CentOS packages site?

For example pkgconfig(libnm-glib) here https://centos.pkgs.org/7/centos-x86_64/libnm-gtk-devel-1.8.6-2.el7.x86_64.rpm.html I have one machine which is unable to yum install libnm-gtk saying it ...
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What is an equivalent of "apt-key add" command in yum

I'm trying to run a command from nginx documentation sudo apt-key add nginx_signing.key, but I think AWS Linux uses Yum so this command fails. What would be an equivalent command to it in Yum?
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Difference between "Environment Groups" and "Groups"

When I run yum grouplist, I get below output: [root@rhel-85 ~]# yum grouplist Updating Subscription Management repositories. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - AppStream (RPMs) ...
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Cannot install RabbitMQ: Error in dnf package

I have an issue when trying to install RabbitMQ for my OpenStack infrastructure: I tried to run dnf -y install centos-release-openstack-xena. Everything seems to be OK but when i try to enable my repo ...
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CentOS yum update: packages skipped because of dependency problems?

I'm in the process of updating a server running CentOS that hasn't been updated in years. There were over 400 packages to update, but 6 packages were skipped due to dependency problems. After updating ...
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Brew Install is same of yum?

I have a question about package management on OS. Brew is a package-management utility like Yum? Someone have any idea about it? Thanks
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Is there a way to get rid of this error bash: /usr/bin/yum: /usr/bin/python2: bad interpreter: No such file or directory

Is there some other way to sort this out without having to manually get the packages using the RPM?
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Can't install Certbot for Apache on CentOS Stream 9 (python3-certbot)

On Centos Stream 9, when I try to install certbot (sudo yum install certbot) into the server it returns: Error: Problem: package certbot-1.22.0-1.el8.noarch requires python3-certbot = 1.22.0-1.el8, ...
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yum errors with 404

I am running RHEL 7.6 on virtualbox and have been trying to install dnf using yum. yum install dnf errors with the following: Not only this, other commands like yum check-update, yum list etc also ...
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Can't Install libffi-devel in centos 7

yum install libffi-devel is not working in centos 7 OS. I have a chatbot application(python3) in the centos 7 server which requires many libraries to be installed. At some point i faced the following ...
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Find why a specific package is installed in a big chain of dnf dependencies

I'm trying to do a 'dnf update' and getting a bunch of errors like: Problem 2: cannot install both libinput-1.16.3-2.el8.x86_64 and libinput-1.16.3-1.el8.x86_64 - package libinput-devel-1.16.3-1....
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yum update dependency in rhel

I am fairly new to rhel and yum. I have a hosted rpm repository and when I try to update rhel7 system using yum update command. I am getting below error. But when I check the repository, it contains ...
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yum remove is hang + optional for time out

when I try to remove this rpm ( from my bash script ) yum remove graphite-web-0.9.15-1.el7.noarch >/dev/null 2>&1 we noticed from the logs that yum is hang for a long time as workaround ...
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Install rpm packages within a .tar.gz file from url in linux

I need to install few RPM files within a TeradataToolsAndUtilitiesBase__linux_x8664.17.00.31.00.tar.gz from URL below and the file name is "TTU 17.10.11.00 Linux - Base" https://downloads....
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No package cgdb available on CentOS 7

I was trying to install cgdb on a CentOS 7 VM and got the above message No package cgdb available. Searching Google returned 0 results for this issue, which seems unusual. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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How to get epel-release / epel-release-next / powertools in CentOS Stream 9

I have recently installed CentOS Stream 9 and I'm finding that I can't get epel to work properly following any instructions I can find online. Resources for CentOS 8 / CentOS Stream 8 don't work and ...
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How to sort in dates in linux based on day, date, month, and year

I am trying to sort dates (like in the format below) and cannot get them in order based on the day, date, month, and year. I have tried a few different ways and have come up short. Any input would ...
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Yum gets broken in Centos 7 while being updated

I recently tried to update my Centos7. While being updated, I lost power and later on yum does not work. It looks like the script for yum and dependencies gets broken. I have tried couple of options ...
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