.rpm is the file-format used by the RPM Package Manager (originally the Red Hat Package Manager), found primarily in Red Hat Linux and its derivatives.

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fedup says “Continue with the upgrade at your own risk” - what's next?

While trying to upgrade Fedora 20 to Fedora 21, I got a message: WARNING: problems were encountered during transaction test: broken dependencies async-http-client-1.7.22-1.fc20.noarch requires ...
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RPM created using checkinstall giving dependency error

Compiled openssl-1.0.1.i using commands: export CFLAGS="-fPIC" ./config shared --openssldir=/usr/share/ssl make depend make all make install here it is not asking for any dependencies I am able to ...
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Yum: I don't see any files installed

I tend to ask the most stupid questions here, but here goes again: I installed postgresql92, as proven here: [vagrant@localhost ~]$ yum info postgresql92.x86_64 Loaded plugins: presto, security ...
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How to build cups generic RPM on OpenSUSE 13.x?

The cups website suggest to build generic RPM packages with rpmbuild -ta tarball.tar.gz, but there's no dbus-devel and no libusb-devel package in OpenSUSE 13.1 (there's dbus-1-devel). Is there a way ...
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How to resolve rpm dependencies

I am trying to install libtirpc on RHEL 6.5 but it fails and asks for dependencies. Why here it is showing three GLIBC versions 2.14, 2.15 and 2.16. ?? Does it mean that any of these three versions ...
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Why do I get Files Listed Twice when building my RPM?

My understanding is that if I specify the %dir directive under the %files list, RPM will not list any files under that directory. Doing this can allow you to set specific permissions for the directory ...
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Override RPM install path

I've downloaded an RPM from Oracle that wants to install in /usr, and due to the way our SysAdmins set up our workstations, I don't have enough disk space in /usr. Most of the space on the root ...
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Zypper: How do I display all packages from a certain repository?

Please tell me, how to let zypper display all installed packages of a certain repository.
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rpm signing error rpmMkTemp failed

I'm running into this error when signing an rpm file. I've not got a whole lot to go on as you can see, and google seems to have come up empty. I'm stumped ! Does anyone know what causes it ? I'm ...
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rpmbuild shows prelink:at least one of file's dependencies has changed since prelinking

I have one directory which i have updated to latest Now when i try rpmbuild it shows prelink: /pgsql/pgAdmin3/lib/libpng12.so.0.10.0: at least one of file's dependencies has changed since prelinking ...
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How to Install gcc 4.7.x/4.8.x on CentOS

What would be the easiest way to install gcc 4.7.x/4.8.x on a system with CentOS 6.2+? The default RPM package contains an older version of gcc.
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How to install rpm file along with its all dependencies?

I am trying to install HPCC on RHEL based machine. I have one .rpm file and to install this rpm, I am using following command : sudo rpm -Uvh hpccsystems-platform_community-4.0.0-9.el6.x86_64.rpm I ...
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How to get original library/package version from rpm package version?

I use Centos 7 and I need to know what is my version of Xdmx. rpm -qa and yum list installed return version of rpm package which, I think, is different from original Xdmx version. $yum list ...
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What can I do about “cpio: read error while unpacking archive”?

I get the following error when I attempt to install a .rpm file: error: unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/local/jive/opt/openoffice.org/basis3.2/program/libicudata.so.40;4d805c75: cpio: ...
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How to identify my default NFS server from rpms, and how to change it?

I am facing some issues with my current (default) NFS server in SLES, and wish to try a different version. This is what i can see when i execute rpm -qa # rpm -qa | grep nfs ...
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Yum : searching for a package with binary name

Is there a way to search a package using the binary name. for example I want to find rpm package for command "ls" then it should be coreutils-6.9-10.4.i586 for example.
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Is 7200rpm thru sata 2 worth it?

I am aware that this is probably a common question, yet I did not find the right search terms to use. I have to buy a new hard drive. I figured out that the equation consists of: connector standard, ...
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rpm/yum: require minimum version of optional package

I have two packages, python-modules and python-modules-foo. python-modules-foo does not require python-modules to be installed, but if python-modules is installed, it must be at least version X. In ...
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How to remove an imported key during rpm uninstall

I'm creating an RPM package (let's call it Foo) that contains a gpg key that will be used to sign other RPMs. During the postinstall script for Foo, I execute 'rpm --import [keyfile]' to import the ...
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how to make rpmbuild automatically generate require >= and not =

I rpmbuild a package and afterwards I find that it requires python(abi) = 2.5 . I don't want to use AutoReqProv: no to suppress generation of requirements completely, I just want to make it ...
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Detect missing binary symbols in Linux repository

Is there any tool that is able to validate that a linux repository contains all needed binary symbols? I need to verify completeness of the repository over binary symbols. I.e. I need to know that ...
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RPM won't erase its installed directories if they have been modified after the initial installation

Here are the steps I took: Create RPM Install rpm via "rpm -i" (this creates /opt/foo and unpacks files into it) Modify some files under /opt/foo/ (rename, append data, etc.) Uninstall rpm via "rpm ...
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Output from rpm -qa, how to extract only the name of the package?

The output format from the command rpm -qa looks like the following: abrt-1.1.14-1.fc14.x86_64 abrt-addon-ccpp-1.1.14-1.fc14.x86_64 abrt-addon-kerneloops-1.1.14-1.fc14.x86_64 ...
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epel 6 want to update a package with the epel5 version in Centos 6

I have downloaded and installed the epel 6 in Centos 6 using: wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh epel-release-6*.rpm but when i do: yum update ...
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yum remove only single rpm file instead of all packages related to it

My environment: CentOS 7.0 Keep a rpm list by: rpm -qa > before.list Try libreoffice-calc. (112M bytes) yum install -y libreoffice-calc Think it is useless, I want to remove it. I found yum ...
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How to get list of dependencies of non-installed RPM package?

apt-cache show <package> shows also it's dependencies. yum info <package> does not show dependencies, but it obviously know them. How to ask yum for dependencies of specified package?
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How could I install libevent 2.0+ while reserving system provided libevent 1.4?

I am a newbie on RPM I want to build a RPM of tmux and libevent for centos 6.5 which does not ship. The problem is tmux needs libevent 2.0+ which centos 6.5 does not ship either. So I wrote rpm spec ...
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Install perl module from rpm file

I have a perl issue and obviously I'm not a perl expert. I can not use CPAN. I've installed File::Pid using a rpm, or I tried. I downloaded perl-File-Pid-1.01-3.el5.noarch.rpm (and the ...
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pgadmin3 failed dependencies which are already installed?

I try to install pgadmin3 in a system with OpenSUSE 12.1 After download pgadmin3-1.14.0-2.1.2.i586.rpm I try rpm -ivh pgadmin3-1.14.0-2.1.2.i586.rpm and have the following errors: Failed ...
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What are the advantages of a group package in yum over an rpm that depends on everything else?

On our local repository, we'd like to create a "product" install that includes all of our packages. The two ways that seem possible to do this is do create a "blank" package called 'product' that ...
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yum/RPM depend on generic package (like “provides” in other package managers)

I'm trying to figure out how to make a package of mine depend on anything that provides "java", but I'm not sure what to even look up. Apparently "yum provides" is a command for finding out which ...
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Why do guides always say to download the RPM to disk?

Every installation guide I've ever seen which requires an RPM install starts with the instruction "download the repo", usually accompanied by a wget, and then, separately, says to rpm -i or rpm -U the ...
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Fan speeds stay the same

My nvidia card always is at 28% fan speed. Why does this never change as the temperature goes up? Wouldn't that make it cooler, and thus, better? Is using software to increase that speed perfectly ...
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Building a simple RPM on Oracle Linux (RedHat) using rpm build

I want to make a RPM using a certain user, from a specified build directory location. The RPM contains multiple files or one gzip, and should copy those files to a preset location (so it should be ...
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Managing service accounts in an RPM spec

I've been given a partially-complete RPM spec for a service we're writing. It gets as far as making the required directories, copying files, setting permissions, etc., but it doesn't make the ...
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Install Rpm Package on Kali Linux

I need to install .rpm package in Kali linux. But shows command not found error. i tried using with sudo but didn't help. Does kali supports .rpm files? How can i install .rpm on Kali linux?
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Configuring Grub2 on a second raid 1 hard drive on Fedora

Im trying to reconfigure grub to install on both /dev/sda and /dev/sdb, but the only command I have been able to find is dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc, which isnt really helpful since I am using rpm. Is ...
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Why does the alien package converter need root permissions?

When trying to convert a .deb package to .rpm using alien, I use this command: $ alien -r foo.rpm but it complains thusly: > Warning: alien is not running as root! > Warning: Ownerships of ...
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How to write dependency rules in rpm .spec file for RHEL OS

I need to build one rpm package, that should be dependent on the installation of another rpm package. On my PC, the dependent package has been installed, with a name like abcd-1425-a.x86_64. I wrote ...
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Yum does not install specific RPM version with custom repo

We use RPMS for our packaging and yum to update our environments. We have an rpm package-5.1.1-3 installed in our production server and in our yum repository we have 2 newer versions such as ...
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yum erase tells me pkg not installed. yum install tells me package is already installed

Erase complains package is not installed : yum erase libstdc++-4.1.2-52.el5_8.1.x86_64 Setting up Remove Process No Match for argument: libstdc++-4.1.2-52.el5_8.1.x86_64 Package(s) ...
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package-cleanup --cleandupes fails to remove duplicates

I have an issue with duplicate packages installed on my Fedora machine: # package-cleanup --dupes Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit audit-2.3.3-1.fc20.x86_64 audit-2.3.2-1.fc20.x86_64 ...
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How do I get yum to see updates to a local repo without cleaning cache?

I have set up a local yum repository which I use to install test builds. For the testing purposes, my packages are versioned by <svn version number>.<date>.<time> (e.g. ...
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Installing from rpm gives weird dependency error

I'm trying to install mysql from rpm file and this is what is get. libaio.so.1 is needed by MySQL-server-5.6.14-1.el6.i686 libaio.so.1(LIBAIO_0.1) is needed by MySQL-server-5.6.14-1.el6.i686 ...
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how to enable java in Browser on Centos 6.5

i already install Java (jdk 6u45 and jre 6u45) in a Centos 6.5 Server, but i don't know why in my browser appears to enable java plugin, these are steps to install java in my machine: rpm -ivh ...
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RPM triggers - differentiate between package install and trigger activation

I'm creating an RPM package (let's call it package A). I need to react if another package (package B) is reinstalled or updated. So I created a trigger inside package B specfile: %triggerin -- B ...
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Package compatibility

I have a home server running Oracle Linux 6, which is very similar to Red Hat and runs a RHEL compatible kernel. My question is, to what extent would packages originally made for other rpm-based ...
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Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.9: Yum Updates Not Working: TypeError 'NoneType'

We have a RHEL 5.9 which is refusing to apply updates. For example, if I do a command like: yum update then I get an error like in this thread: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824663 [I ...
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What is the difference between yum, apt-get, rpm, ./configure && make install?

I am new to Linux and am running CentOS. I have come across four ways to update or install software. So far, I've seen: yum install [program] apt-get install [program] rpm -i [program].rpm wget ...
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how to stop yum from asking for pdate directory

I used createrepo -update ... by mistake when I meant --update. Now, yum complains all the time about pdate directory not being there. Even though I checked that string is not in yum.conf nor in ...