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I have Fedora 16 installed. I'm facing some in issues when updating yum.

Error: Protected multilib versions: 
flash-plugin-11.2.202.233-release.i386 != flash-plugin-11.1.102.55-release.x86_64
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I was running into the same problem.

What I did was disable the adobe repo, based on this post fedoraforum. Then I removed the flashplugin. yum remove flash-plugin Then I reinstalled only the 64bit version of the flash_plugin (install).

This seems to be working for me now.

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Try adding --enablerepo updates-testing to the command line.

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This should solve your problem:

$ sudo yum upgrade --setopt=protected_multilib=false --skip-broken

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This is generally a bad thing to do, even says so in the output from this. ` ...you can also use --setopt=protected_multilib=false to remove this checking, however this is almost never the correct thing to do as something else is very likely to go wrong (often causing much more problems).` –  Vern Burton Oct 11 '13 at 20:24
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I have encountered this problem myself. So, the thing is that the 32 bit version (i.e. i386) is not the same as the 64 bit one. I needed the 32 bit version, so I had to manually do a yum update on each lib that I needed, so that the 32 and the 64 bit versions match the same version (i.e. 11.2.202.233 vs 11.1.102.55).

Hope it helps you

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