Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I can't find a way to install the timeout package using yum, just as I could using apt-get on Ubuntu.

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Mar 30 '10 at 12:26

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

    
what does yum respond the moment it throws the error? –  Diskilla Nov 10 '10 at 15:49

1 Answer 1

If you're just looking for the /usr/bin/timeout command, it's part of the coreutils package on Fedora, which you should already have:

[user@box] yum provides *bin/timeout
Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit
...
coreutils-7.6-8.fc12.x86_64 : A set of basic GNU tools commonly used in shell scripts
Repo        : installed
Matched from:
Filename    : /usr/bin/timeout
share|improve this answer
    
In my case the results of abowe command dont match :( [root@pclab1-62 doalarm-0.1.7]# yum provides *bin/timeout fedora 100% |=========================| 2.1 kB .... filelists.xml.gz 100% |=========================| 140 kB 00:00 filelists.sqlite.bz2 100% |=========================| 8.0 MB 03:32 filelists.sqlite.bz2 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00 netatalk.i386 : AppleTalk networking programs Although I have coreutils.i386 installed. –  Rohit Jan 9 '10 at 11:52

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.