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Cannot install calcurse on RHEL8

I am unable to install calcurse on RHEL8.1. The error is that the ./configure file in the tarball does not recognize ncurses as installed: # git clone https://github.com/lfos/calcurse # cd calcurse # ...
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rpm -V does not detect all the missing files of a package

I am running CentOS 7. I removed all files of emacs utility under folder /usr/libexec/emacs/24.3/ When I issue command: rpm -V it returns nothing, like no files from the package are missing. Even when ...
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Debian PPA from Remi

I'm looking for the Debian version of a redis package that's currently installed in my CentOS machine redis 2.8.13-1.el6.remi Where do I look for the same version for debian? I tried querying in ...
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yum package updates when .repo in /etc/yum.repos,d configured vs direct install of rpm package

I installed VirtualBox on my CentOS 8 box by creating a .repo file in /etc/yum.repos.d. I could then run yum install -y VirtualBox-6.1.x86-64 Alternatively, I could just download the .rpm file and ...
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Trouble installing Ruby on CentOS 6.10

I want to install Ruby on a CentOS 6.10 server but it is failing: # yum install ruby Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security Setting up Install Process Loading mirror speeds from ...
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Updated RHEL/CentOS kernel versions are installed, but not being used after reboot

I'm trying to update the kernel version on a number of RHEL/CentOS 7.7 VMs, and having the following issue. The current kernel in use is 3.10.0-957.27.2.el7.x86_64, which dates to around the end of ...
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Problem with Yum: [Errno -1] Error importing repomd.xml

As the post subject suggests I have some issues with yum. Disabling the Base repo only move the problem to the next repo; it happens to all repos. The XML is returned as a valid xml when using curl. ...
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why doesnt bash update through yum?

I'm trying to update bash on CentOS 7 - I need at least 4.4 for my project and the default shell on it is 4.2. it's a production server so i literally just want a new version of bash as the default ...
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Getting Redhat Yum mirrors issues on some of my network subnet and not on the others

I'm using RHVH to manage my infrastructure VMs. I've two bare metal servers in two different network subnets with same release version of RHVH. I use an automated script to deploy VMs on both, and ...
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Forcing apt /yum to NOT install dependencies

Is there a command line option that would tell apt or yum to not install the Depends packages of a package when installing? In python/pip I could do this: pip3 install --no-deps -r requirements.txt ...
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How to make CentOS/RH anaconda installer respect yum.conf?

A common package manager/installer tool for RedHat yum, can is used for package installation and can be configured using yum.conf I assume that the installer for CentOS or RedHat systems anaconda ...
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CentOS 7 Plugin “copr” can't be imported

In my CentOS 7 server getting Plugin "copr" can't be imported error message. I have installed this RPM yum-plugin-copr-1.1.31-52.el7.noarch How can I fix this error message? # yum copr enable Plugin ...
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Download RPM and all dependencies on RHEL/CentOS 8

I have a scenario where I need to install an arbitrary list of RPM packages (usually around 5-10 packages) on a server with no network connection. Some packages are from EPEL and I want to avoid ...
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cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: extra/7/x86_64

I've set up a fresh VM(CeotOS7) in vmware. However, I failed to update yum. It returns cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: extra/7/x86_64. I've tried all the solutions on the Internet and still ...
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yum works on one vm but not from other vm on same vlan

I am having a strange problem here. 2 OEL7 VMs are built on same vlan, with same resolve.conf, yum.conf and *.repo. Firewall/iptables are stopped on these VMs. One can access oracle repo (apparently ...
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Fail to yum install libstdc++.so.6 when installing db2 v11.5 in redhat OS

Good day, I am trying to install DB2 V11.5 (64 bit) in red hat OS. However, I having some warning message as follow: Summary of prerequisites that are not met on the current system: DBT3514W ...
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Packages skipped because of dependency problems

While patching is going on a CentOS system, I pressed ctrl+c then the patching stopped. When I tried to patch again, it showed dependency error and I couldn't patch the remaining patches. I got this ...
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How can I add a repo with a .repo file with ansible?

According to the docs on rg, I'm supposed to run $ sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo=https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/carlwgeorge/ripgrep/repo/epel-7/carlwgeorge-ripgrep-epel-7.repo $ sudo ...
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how to force yum remove in order to remove rpm

we want to remove openssl-libs and to installed diff openssl version but yum remove option have huge dependencies list and failed as the following: yum remove openssl-libs . . . . . ---> Package ...
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install centos older kernel version

Currently I'm using Kernel version 3.10.0-1062.el7.x86_64 and I want to downgrade to 3.10.0-957.27.2.el7.x86_64 (that was not installed, it needed to support existing project) I've tried: yum ...
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How to instal yum on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation release 6.7 (Santiago)?

I am trying to install some packages using yum but yum is not installed $ yum install There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to this problem ...
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Black screen with cursor after attempting updates RHEL 7.0

I am a building automation software engineer and have been tasked with testing one of our programming tools on a Linux installation. After reading documentation, the program will only run on Red Hat 7....
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Yum broken on RHEL 7; “[Errno 12] Timeout on …” repository

Issue and symptoms: [root@XXX ~]# yum install python-pip Loaded plugins: enabled_repos_upload, langpacks, package_upload, product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription-manager epel/x86_64/metalink ...
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How can I force yum to use just http mirrors?

I am using squid proxy for cache rpm files, and because of https urls does not cache, I have to enforce yum to use just http urls. I do not want to disable SSL Verification : sslverify=0
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Can CentOS 7 run without Python 2.7

Now that Python 2.7 has officially reached end of life, with no new security patches expected, there is a push at my company to delete Python 2.7 from all machines. Running CentOS 7, yum (at least) ...
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CentOS 7 and 8: how do I prevent third party repositories from overwriting core parts of CentOS?

There is a lot of fear, uncertainty and doubt when it comes to using CentOS third party repositories. Here is a section from the Repositories page for CentOS regarding the EPEL specifically: Extra ...
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CentOS 7.7 and Python

I have read that CentOS 7.7 upgrades Python to version 3.6 on CentOS Linux 7.7 released and here is how to update it. Can anyone explain me why in my Centos 7.7 server I have Python 2.7.5 which is ...
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Update local yum repository (centos 7)

I have local yum repositories setup (base, extras, updates, epel). They were initialized a while ago, and I now want to update only certain packages and dependencies. How can I do this? I can't seem ...
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Ansible, right way to enable EPEL: yum_repository vs yum?

Ansible seems to document two ways to add EPEL one with the yum_repository_module yum_repository: name: epel description: EPEL YUM repo baseurl: https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/$...
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How to upgrade ruby in RHEL

How to upgrade ruby to a new version in RHEL. When I try - sudo yum install ruby It says Package ruby-2.0.0.648-33.el7_4.x86_64 already installed and latest version Nothing to do When I ...
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No Presto Metadata Availble…Failed to download prestodelta

Getting below error while updating centos 7.3 Downloading packages: No Presto metadata available for maprecosystem No Presto metadata available for base No Presto metadata available ...
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CentOS 8: GPG check FAILED errors on sudo yum update

Immediately after an install from a verified ISO of CentOS 8.0.1905, I logged on as root, enabled the network, logged off; logged in as the user created in installation, and and ran sudo yum update. ...
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Trouble launching Red Hat(7.7) Subscription-Manager

My system config: Red Hat 7.7 [Developer's edition]. Stand Alone system. root@thinkred1cartoon:$ cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.7 (Maipo) root@thinkred1cartoon:$ ...
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Dependency problem tkinter

I am trying to install a package, specifically tkinter-2.7.5-86.el7.x86_64.rpm, on Oracle Linux 7. I run into a dependency problem: Error: Package: tkinter-2.7.5-86.el7.x86_64 (/tkinter-2.7.5-86.el7....
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The output of “yum updateinfo” and “yum check-update” is not the same

Why I am getting an empty list when running yum updateinfo: $ yum updateinfo Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, ovl Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centos.mirror.ate.info * epel: ...
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How to install ansible k8s prerequisites modules in Centos?

I am using ansible shell commands to access kubernetes. I saw that ansible has few k8s modules which can be useful than shell commands. But it has some prerequisite openshift >= 0.6 PyYAML >= 3.11 ...
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Install an old version package with a security related update

I am creating some unit tests for my ansible role(OS update) to verify that my os update process has been done successfully. There is a feature to update only security related packages. To test it, I ...
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List security updates using yum Ansible module

I am trying to list the security related updates only, using Ansible's yum module, as follow: - name: check for updates yum yum: list: updates update_cache: true ...
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What does the word “rolling” mean in a rpm package version context?

What does the word "rolling" in "1:13.0.1.9-2.rolling.el7" below signify? ================================================================================================= Package ...
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Install yum on a Linux system

I have aLinux distribution, which does not have yum or dnf, only rpm. Unfortunately, since rpm does not manage the packages or resolve dependencies, it implies downloading and installing each ...
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Install additional software in Amazon Linux

I have created Amazon Linux instance on Amazon Lightsail cloud. Now I would like to install Mosquitto buy entering command: sudo yum install mosquitto But system codn't find it. UPD I tried to add ...
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how to deal with `yum repolist is 0` and `yum list empty`?

I run a docker image (gitlab-runner) on a centos 7 host machine. In the container, it is strange that it has apt command but has no yum command.But the system seems to be a centos but not ubuntu? ...
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Yum fails to respect version requirements for package

I have a problem using yum to resolve dependencies for my project, which consists of multiple RPMs that we build ourselves. I have built an RPM with: Requires: Database-devel = 1.0.0 But when I run: ...
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Unit test for OS patching process in RHEL

As a part of my automation framework, I am using ansible to perform the OS patching to my host machines. Before executing this proccess in production, I need to write a unit test to verifiy that, the ...
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I can not install nslookup in my CentOS server

I can not install nslookup in my CentOS 7.2: yum install nslookup [root@localhost network-scripts]# yum install -y nslookup added plugin:fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * ...
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Centos/RHEL: Determine minimal set of packages to install given dependencies?

Suppose I have a list of packages I want to install: # yum install foo bar baz quux but suppose that baz is a dependency of foo, and quux is a dependency of baz. So, really, all I actually needed ...
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yum install error trying to install from epel8 not 7

I have a centos 7 server and i am trying to install a certain package but i am getting error package and the package names are all .el8 but i dont understand why this is the case? There is no epel8 ...
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Ansible playbook to update all packages except kernel not working

I'm attempting to write an Ansible playbook to update all packages except the kernel. Whenever I run the following playbook, all packages get updated, including the kernel. Any ideas why my exclude ...
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Trouble upgrading php with yum

I'm using centos 7: # rpm -q centos-release centos-release-7-7.1908.0.el7.centos.x86_64 I had php version 5.4 on this machine: $ php -v PHP 5.4.16 (cli) (built: Nov 1 2019 16:04:20) Copyright (c) ...
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CENTOS 7, fix up installation of non-base postgresql

I am running a centos 7 system. I installed initially postgresql from the base distribution, which gave me version 9.2. After using it for a while, I needed some of the json function of the newer ...

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