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How to install Samba on Redhat 6, getting error [closed]

I'm having trouble installing Samba (and really any other programs and services) on my Redhat 6 server. I keep getting this error: I've been having this trouble when using the yum command. So I've ...
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How to install OS packages using yum?

I need to install below packages: gcc: gcc-c++-4.4.7-3.el6.x86_64 Flex: flex-2.5.35-8.el6.x86_64 Bison: bison-2.4.1-5.el6.x86_64 Glib: glib2-devel-2.22.5-7.el6.x86_64 & glibc-devel-2.12-1....
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Using 'rpm -i' to install a package on CentOS6 but getting dependency error, even though I have installed the dependency, why?

Operating System = CentOS 6 I'm trying to install a package as follows: rpm -i package_name.rpm But I get the following error: error: Failed dependencies: sqlite >= 3.7.15 is needed by ...
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Unable to update bind in CentOS 7?

I am trying to update bind in centos using this command. $ sudo yum update bind Getting this error Transaction check error: file /usr/libexec/setup-named-chroot.sh from install of bind-chroot-32:...
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Centos 7, I thought “yum install ___” was supposed to get all the dependencies, too?

I want to install Trillian onto my CentOS 7 box. I went to www.trillian.im/get/linux/6.1/linux.html and downloaded the rpm package trillian-6.1.0.5-1.fc25.x86_64.rpm. It was my understanding that ...
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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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`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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Creating a yum repo for network machines

We've got a RHEL 7.4 server that is registered and would like to make it a yum server for other non-internet connected servers. This particular server is allowed to be connected, but we would like to ...
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file: Compiled magic version [534] does not match with shared library magic version

I am running Amazon Linux centos however the version of the file which gets installed is 5.30. I require a later version. file: Compiled magic version [534] does not match with shared library magic ...
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What is the difference on a system level between installing python packages with yum as opposed to pip?

I'm wondering what the difference is between pip, the Python package installer, and yum? As a means of providing some context to my question: I assume the first answer will be because PIP is only ...
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yum install openssl-devel fails

Running yum install openssl-devel leads to dependency checking errors and do not install it. I guess there is a problem in my repositories however I don't know what is wrong with my installed version ...
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CentOS 7 - No packages marked for update

With yum update I'm not able to update packages. I have tried every possible solution which is provided like yum clean, yum repolist, etc but none of this seems to solve this problem. sudo yum update ...
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Reinstalling yum conflicts with previous version but yum is not available

I am reinstalling yum using: sudo rpm -ivh yum-3.4.3-158.el7.centos.noarch.rpm And I get a lot of conflicts of this type: file /usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py from install of yum-3.4.3-158.el7.centos....
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How to display Yum Local Repo packages in a tree structures based on dependency?

I have made a local repo by downloading packages and their dependencies using yum with download only option and redirected the all the downloaded packages to a certain folder , then I ran a createrepo ...
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yum is not working after entering in command in RHEL 7

I entered in a command: $ rpm -e --nodeps python and after that I get this when I try to enter in something with yum: -bash: /bin/yum: /usr/bin/python: bad interpreter: No such file or directory ...
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YUM broken transaction

On RHEL 7 when updating with YUM after some time the YUM transaction didn't finish correctly as the connection to the server was interrupted and the YUM session didn't run in screen. --> ...
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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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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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Install kernel devel in CentOS VM

I was trying to install Parallels tool in the CentOS VM of Mac OS host and get the following error message, An error occurred while installing the following packages: │ │ - kernel-...
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Install Google Chrome in CentOS

I run a CentOS 6.3 version of 32 bit VM in the Mac OS machine. I get these info from the terminal, $ uname -a Linux Cloudera-Training-VM-4.1.1.c 2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.i686 #1 SMP Tue Nov 6 21:05:14 ...
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Error upgrading MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 CentOS 6.6

I wish to upgrade MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 on my CentOS 6.6 server and I am receiving an error after command yum update mysql as per the below output. I am following the guide here. I have also tried to ...
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Yum with crontab - “Another app is currently holding the yum lock”

I want to use crontab to run a script for yum updates. The problem is it seems it will run the script once, then yum is just stuck for a while (and can't be ran again). I get this error: $ sudo yum ...
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yum remove silently failing

Using yum remove on some packages just silently fails. For example: root# yum -y remove rdma Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> ...
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Python issues on CentOS - error loading shared libraries - libpython2.7.so.1.0

One of our CentOS servers has went into a strange state and is complaining that libpython2.7.so.1.0 cannot open shared object files. Yum is unusable and other features are failing to function (such ...
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yum conflicts with MySQL and MarioaDB

I run a MUD in C and I'm trying to compile it on a newer version of CentOS (7): sql.h:1:25: fatal error: mysql/mysql.h: No such file or directory So I try to install the MySQL packages [user@server ...
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dnf and yum: can not find package

I had no problem installing any package with dnf or yum but after a while, with these commands: sudo -c 'yum(or dnf) install [package name]' sudo yum(or dnf) install [package name] i get ...
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Why doesn't rpm or dnf recognize default perl?

I have an rpm package I built which depends on perl. When I try to install this package it fails: $ rpm -ivh <package-y> error: Failed dependencies: perl is needed by package-y.x86_64 If I ...
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Yum not finding packages from added repo [CentOS 7]

I am currently trying to install fish on a new CentOS 7 machine. Followed the very straightforward guide which was: cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ wget https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/shells:fish:...
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How do I add a yum repository, manually?

I am trying to add the intel products repository to dnf by creating a .repo file but when I run dnf repolist I am getting this error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'intel-products', disabling. ...
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Firefox uninstallation in RHEL5.8

I am facing one issue while uninstalling firefox on RHEL 5.8, Please find my work round below suggest to uninstall firefox package completely. [root@dev170app ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat ...
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Centos 7: yum update error glib2 update error

I tried running an update on my CentOS box and ran into a problem. The last time that I ran an update was in 2018-01 and then yesterday, 2018-06-19. # yum update ... --> Finished Dependency ...
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Error installing Opennms on Oracle Linux 6.9

I need to install Opennms monitoring software because I'm getting error trying to install it on Oracle Linux 6.9. I used this commands: wget https://yum.postgresql.org/9.3/redhat/rhel-6.9-x86_64/...
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How do I Install screen on RHEL 7.2

I'm having trouble trying to install screen on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 7.2. I have tried: sudo yum install screen Also... sudo yum install screen.x86_64 Running... sudo yum list ...
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Mysql yum install how to get right dependencies Centos 6.9

I'm trying to get MySql 5.7 installed on a Centos 6.9 system. I've been following instructions here: I've downloaded this rpm: mysql57-community-release-el6.rpm and installed it with this command: ...
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Red Hat 6.9 Desktop yum groupinstall Developer Tools not found? [closed]

I searched everywhere on the web for a few days, and I am still stuck... I am running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.9 in a virtual machine. I am using an older version because I am experimenting ...
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RHEL 7.4 - moreutils dependency on perl IPC::Run

I am trying to install moreutils on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4, but it is complaining about a dependency on perl(IPC::Run). Here is the command I'm running and the error message I am receiving: # /...
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How can I prevent yum update from creating config files?

Occasionally when I run a yum update, some configuration files I deleted (or moved to another directory) are recreated. These seem to be the default configurations provided by the software. Some ...
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Problem installing mariadb

I want install mariadb but i get this error [root@wslb_206]# cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.3.1611 (Core) [root@wslb_206]# yum install mariadb-server mariadb --> Finished ...
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How to prevent certain packages from being updated in CentOS?

I don't want certain package become updated in my CentOS system, so I did remove the respective repository of the package. Now if I run system update and upgrade that package are not going to be ...
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CentOS7 YUM proxy authentication failed [closed]

I've stumbled across a little problem with my CentOS7 server. It's a virtual server behind a proxy and it can connect to the internet, but it can't use yum. Whenever I try, I get the error: Could not ...
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Cannot install postgis2_94 on Centos 7.5

I am trying to install postgis2_94 on CentOS 7.5 with the following command (having already installed postgresql94 ): yum install postgresql94-server postgresql94-devel postgis2_94 postgis2_94-...
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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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Where is the dependency information stored for an RPM package

With yum deplist one can check the dependencies of an RPM package. I am wondering where the information about the list of dependencies is stored. I downloaded the rpm package and checked its content ...
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Should yum package be removed before installing from source

I previously installed git version 1.8.3.1 on Centos7 using yum. I now want a newer version of git. Need the yum package be first removed?
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Can I merge yum and yum-cron excludes?

In my /etc/yum.conf I have a bunch of stuff that was put there by an ansible deployment exclude= tuned-profiles-origin-node origin-tests origin-sdn-ovs origin-recycle origin-pod origin-node ...
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What is meant by Restricted Maintenance (Red Hat updates)?

I need to install a couple of patches... More specifically java-1.6.0-sun-1.6.0.191 however when performing the yum update command there are "No Packages marked for Update". Is this because according ...
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yum install and update fail - GPG keys listed for the “CentOS-7 - Updates” repository are already installed but they are not correct

I'm stumped by this update killing error. This error squashes all updates until I disable gpgcheck on the updates repo. IE /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo|[updates].gpgcheck=0 It's happening on ...
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How to manage RHEL patches in a production environment [closed]

My question is about what is redhat linux server patching process in production environment I just know about yum update but how should it be done in production live environment?
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How to add a CentOS repo, having URL of Packages

In Centos 7, I want to install some packages that I see in the following URL: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7.4.1708/extras/x86_64/Packages/ How can I add this URL to my yum package manager ? PS: ...
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Why is yum picking a lower version to install

For reasons that I cannot control, I am being forced to roll my own rpms for PHP under CentOS 7.4. I have built rpms for php 7.2.5 and installed them in a local repository. yum install php picks up ...