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So, what do I do with the output of yum check?

When I run yum check (or try to use yum to update my system generally), I get the following: # yum check Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, priorities, refresh-packagekit krb5-devel-1.10.2-12.fc17....
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Yum security model OR Why can a hostile proxy deny updates without a warning?

A friend of mine just had the strangest kind of problem where his Fedora 20 would not update to (or even find) the current kernel 3.16.3 (and incidentally also not update the vulnerable bash version). ...
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How to change the repository settings for yum installer?

I am pretty much new to Linux. I am trying to install tint2 on CentOS. When I try to install using the command yum install tint2, it gave following error checking for X11... configure: error: Package ...
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Yum install: unexpected nothing to do while upgrading elasticsearch

I'm experimenting something estrange with yum in centos7, lets see If someone understands what's happening: Usually, I upgrade packages using sudo yum install <package_name>-<version_info>...
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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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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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how to know if a reboot will be required

Depending on your Linux version there are different commands to update the system from a repository. What command is needed to preview whether a reboot will be required.... In other words - BEFORE an ...
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Is is possible to override an RPM's service user account during installation?

While doing an installation of an RPM using either rpm or yum is it possible to override the default user account that's typically defined in the RPM .spec file? I'm specifically dealing with an RPM ...
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Remove package with yum but leave libraries in place?

During setup on a specific set of servers, I need gcc-c++ installed to compile some of the software I am setting up. After install is complete I need to remove the compiler for security reasons. ...
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`yum install` on CentOS 7 states installed size of 578mb, then fails requiring 75+GB more space on /

I have ~10Gb available on /.After running yum install kolab on a new CentOS container yum states the following: Total size: 234 M Installed size: 578 M However, the install then fails with the error:...
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broken filesets after install VLC via RPMFusion

Needed a media player, followed the link on this site Here is the last part of the YUM output; After following the link above, VLC installed and executed fine, but I was left with broken filesets ...
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Sudo yum permission denied Fedora 17

On Fedora 13, in /etc/sudoers I used to have a line: Cmnd_Alias SOFTWARE=/usr/bin/yum and then for a user that would have the privilege of installing his/her own RPM packages, an entry like: ...
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YUM ERROR: Failed to retrieve group file for repository: rhel-x86_64-server-7

A week ago, a yum update on all my Rehdat 7 servers, outputs the following error: Error: Failed to retrieve group file for repository: rhel-x86_64-server-7 I tried doing a yum clean all, but that ...
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yum list-security no longer reports package as needing security update

We have an audit system that, daily, tracks packages in need of a security update using: yum list-security --security -q 2 For better or worse, some machines are not patched timely or missed, or are ...
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REPO Error: HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden during firefox-compat install from AWS EC2 instance

tmp]$ sudo yum --enablerepo=epll install firefox-compat Loaded plugins: priorities, update-motd, upgrade-helper Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://repo.lambda-linux.io/2018.03/epll/x86_64/os/mirror....
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Error (qt5-qtwebkit) trying to install notepadqq on Redhat 7.4

I am trying to install notepadqq on Redhat 7.4. To do this I run sudo yum install notepadqq However, I get the following errors, Error: Package: notepadqq-0.46.1-0.el7.centos.x86_64 (FedoraPeople-...
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YUM not resolving dependency with requirement for older version

YUM is failing to resolve an old version of a dependency in my repository. It seems to be getting confused by the fact that there is a newer version present, even though the older version (which ...
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firewalld removing with all configurations using yum

Unfortunately there is no -purge option as we all know in RHEL/Centos I removed firewallD as usual with yum: # yum remove firewalld -y then flushed iptables. After installing firewallD again, ...
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Curl NSS / SSL error after update

I use a custom internal authentication server. With the last round of updates it started having issues, apparently due to a change in the ciphers. This is on a CentOS6 box, fully updated. curl https:...
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Minimal install of CentOS 7 and Chrome

Because I eventually need to run this on docker I try to create a container with a current version of Chrome 57 x64 on CentOS 7.3. Unfortunately this does not work until I create a very bloated image ...
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How to make all the modules as one file when using yum to install?

I have multiple nodes and I am trying to install some libraries through yum. But the problem is that most of the nodes aren't not connected to the external-Internet. (Nodes can reach other nodes ...
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What is the equivalent to this apt-get when installing PostgreSQL extension for acoustid?

On bitbucket, it says to install the extension using sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.X-acoustid. but I'm running on CentOS... when I replace apt-get with yum: $ sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.X-...
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Why this strange sorting of dnf package result list?

This might be the most useless question of the decade; however, it intrigued me, so I thought it might be worth sharing. According to the manpage, dnf search <something> orders the list of ...
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How to set YUM settings in a Kickstart?

I am moving a 32-bit CentOS server that runs 32-bit applications to 64-bit CentOS to allow more RAM. I already have a kickstart file that I use, but unfortunately the packages listed have no ...
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Could not resolve host: mirrorlist.centos.org

I did a fresh install of CentOS 7 on an Acer Inspire T. It is a terminal-only installation (no GUI). I connected the CentOS 7 box to a cable modem via an ethernet cable, and the cable modem is ...
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Yum is asking for nonexistent updateinfo.xml hashes on the repodata directory

Any idea why I need to "yum clean dbcache metadata" frequently? I am using centos6.6 and it has the epel repo. It frequently fails to get the packages from the mirrors with a 404 error until I clean ...
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Where can I find gtkglextmm for centos 6?

Yet another "where can I find" question. I'm looking for gtkglextmm, the gtk/gl C++ wrapper, for CentOS 6. On my Ubuntu system, I know you can get it with sudo apt-get install libgtkglextmm-x11-1.2-...
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Only allowing specific packages from one repo

I'm looking for information on whether there is an easier way to do this. I have set up a company repo, we use custom packages for a few items. What I want to avoid is this package being installed ...
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Yum error in Centos

"Error Type: Error Value: File contains no section headers." I got this error that pops up regularly. Also, when i try some yum commands as this one, i get this response : [root@localhost Fitz]# ...
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Unable to use yum repos whether with baseurl or mirrorlist in CentOS 6.5

Since a couple of days, I'm unable to retrieve repositories data with Yum, in my CentOS 6.5 server. I did yum clean all a dozen of times, it emptied all but didn't solved the problem. I tried to ...
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Disabling gpgcheck with tmprepo plugin

I want to install an rpm from a repo just once and not have to add it to my yum.repos.d/ directory using the tmprepo plugin. However, I’m blocked on how to install an rpm with no gpg signature. The ‘—...
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Unable to install Mysql

When I install mysql on my Centos, I get the following error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Could not retrieve mirrorlist ...
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yum command is not working Fedora 20

My machine is running Fedora 20. The yum command was working last week, but now it is not working. When I try yum update or yum clean all it is not showing anything. This is my yum.conf [main] ...
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Error: cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: rpmfusion-free

I have a VPS; I tried to run this command in CentOS 6.5 32 bits: sudo yum install sd-agent And I get: Loaded pluings: fasestmirrors Determining fastest mirrors Error: cannot find a valid baseurl ...
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fedora 19 dependency issue

I am getting this error while updating: Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package openssl.x86_64 1:1.0.1e-4.fc19 will be updated ---> Package openssl.x86_64 1:1.0.1e-...
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Hanging at “Running Transaction Test” when trying to install php-soap

I have here a CentOS 5 and I'm trying to run yum install php-soap but the installer hangs on and the last step is Running Transaction Test. I found out that NFS shares are the problem. See here or ...
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How do I turn a local yum repository into a local satellite for many other repositories

I am not sure I am asking this question in the best way. I am doing my best to ask it in the clearest way possible. I would like to build a local (to my cluster) yum repository server such that I ...
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Install packages in CentOS without root from non enabled repository

I need to install a high number of packages in a computer running Scientific Linux 6 (based on RHEL 6) for which I don't have root access. After much tinkering and internet searching I found this ...
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yum: unable to update puppet-agent due to missing dependency

I am trying to update a package with yum (puppet-agent) but this is failing due to a lack of dependencies - error output below. I think I know why this is: the old version (1.10.9-1) of the package ...
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Transfer RPMs file with Ansible and localinstall them

I am having the following yaml ansible-playbook and want to transfer the rpms and then localinstall them on the remote machine. Until the transfer file step its working fine however on the ...
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RPM creation solve depencies

I have created a rpm on Centos 7 it needs rh-python36 and centos-release-scl-rh is required to be installed in advance, so the current sequence is : sudo yum install -y centos-release-scl-rh sudo yum ...
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Yum won't resolve a lib dependency though it is available/installed?

I am trying to install xpra on CentOS 6.9. Upon yum install xpra, I get: Error: Package: xpra-1.0.12-2.r19800.el6_9.x86_64 (winswitch) Requires: libx264.so.148()(64bit) ...
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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 to download only errata - rpm's by yum

by this example we can install the errata yum update --advisory=RHBA-2016:0694 but is it possible just to download the errata to local folder? we just want to download the rpm's , without to ...
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yum install multiple packages requiring all for success

On centos 7 (docker), I see yum install command with several packages succeeds even if some are not found. This is nasty for scripting :-( (in this example golang not found because I didn't add EPEL ...
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Yum not found on Centos 7 “ No module named yum”

I recently installed CentOS 7 but have run into an issue with yum. I get the following error: There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to this ...
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why is yum's tab completion slow while apt-get's tab completion is fast?

Why is yum's tab completion slow while apt-get's tab completion is fast? I'm not sure but I believe that this may have to do with the fact that for autocomplete yum looks over the internet and apt-get ...
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how to open running yum command if the terminal is closed mistakenly

I ran the command yum install without -y parameter, and after I hit enter the terminal is closed mistakenly and now the yum is lock and I cannot do any further operation. While searching I ...
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How to update Firefox offline to a specific version on Centos 6.9

I'm trying to install a specific version of Firefox (52.8) on Centos 6.9. I've used "yumdownload --resolve firefox...x86_64". It created a folder the firefox rpm as well as 5 or six other dependencies....
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unable to install phpmyadmin in RHEL 6

I am using red hat 6.0 Linux.Currently php 5.3.2 is installed.I want to install phpMyAdmin in it.for that php5.5 is required. I already installed epel ,remi repository in my system. I am trying to ...