Software package manager that installs, updates, and removes packages on RPM-based systems. yum stands for Yellowdog Updater, Modified.

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restore rpm to default installed version on RHEL

Is there a way to restore one single package back to the original version shipped with the RHEL OS? A YUM downgrade just downgrades the package to the previous version located on the repository and ...
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How can I finish the unfinished transaction, so then I can make all the updates?

I try to use yum update and everytime it says me to run yum-complete-transaction first to finish the unfinished transactions remaining. When I try, it loops like forever, and sometimes it ends by ...
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how to fix repair yum on redhat vm

I have a VM hosted on Bluehost. I am having trouble installing Xvfb with yum. Anything I try with yum ($ yum, $ yum install Xvfb, etc) gives the following error; CRITICAL:yum.cli:Config Error: Error ...
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Can't install a package with YUM

I've installed YUM 2.0.7. When I try yum install kernel-headers for example I get the following error: What should I do for a fix? P.S. I've installed version 2.0.7 of YUM because I'm required to ...
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error installing MySQL-python

I'm starting to learn python. When I try to install MySQL-python with yum from yum install MySQL-python.x86_64 I get this error Loaded plugins: katello, product-id, security, subscription-manager ...
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CentOS - installing jdk

I run the command yum search jdk Output: So I run yum install ldapjdk.1686 IT says: No package ldapjdk.1686 available
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How to safetly add a repository

To add a repository to my Centos server, I am doing the following: wget -O /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6 https://www.fedoraproject.org/static/0608B895.txt gpg --quiet --with-fingerprint ...
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Determine Effective Security Version when faced with Backpatching?

The Heartbleed bug has a lot of people asking how to check the version of an installed package. I'm included since I have not discovered a way. Unfortunately, backpatching has made version checking ...
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Installing Fedora 20 repos

I have recently installed Fedora 20 on my laptop. For the first thing, I tried to add Rpmfusion , Russianfedora to it; but it was failed. In the terminal I entered this: su -c 'yum localinstall ...
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Which package contains the `most` command

I feel extremely dumb for asking this, but: On CentOS, which package should I install to have the most command (a really nice pager)? A google search turns up way too many irrelevant results. A ...
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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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Format “yum provides” output

I am writing a little program that packages configuration files as rpm, and it puts a series of %triggers to handle installation/upgrade of the packages that bring a copy/version of the same file. I ...
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Have Yum Update vmlinuz, initramfs Symlinks In /boot Automatically (Fedora)

Whenever Yum updates the kernel, there's a new set of (vmlinuz* initramfs*) files in /boot and the Grub config is updated to directly point to those new files. Where is the setting that will force ...
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Install package by file provided in yum/dnf

At least on a recent Fedora system, it is possible to install a TeXLive package by specifying a .sty file, which is great, as in yum install 'tex(amsmath.sty)' It also work with dnf, the soon to be ...
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What do you do when yum doesn't have the version I'm looking for?

How do you tell yum to install gcc 4.1, not 4.4? ( 4.4 is too new.) How do you tell yum to install cmake 2.8.12, not 2.6? (almost two years old?) I'm compiling plugins, so I need to get everything ...
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How to get yum to see rpms I have placed into cache?

I have been creating Fedora installations on virtual box for various purposes. It is a pain to download the same packages again and again, so I made the cache persistent in one installation. Now I ...
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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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is it possible to install boost 1.55 on fedora 20 without breaking dependencies to existing boost 1.54?

I must switch from boost and boost-devel 1.54 to 1.55 due to a bug in 1.54 on a fedora 20 x86_64 machine and I wonder what's the preferred way. There are some packages that rely on boost ...
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yum install Libreoffice Writer without Java

Is it possible for me to yum install LibreOffice Writer without Java also being installed? I don't want to install the full libreoffice package because it prompts me to update my java and tomcat ...
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Can't install php-fpm: dependency issues

I'm trying to install php-fpm for my nginx server. Trying to install through yum (yum --enablerepo=remi install php-fpm php-mysql), I get the next error: Error: Package: ...
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YUM root update error

I'm getting an error that's new to me when I attempt # yum upgrade in a Fedora 20 Virtualbox machine. I've given it 3gb ram, and it's running atop a Haswell core i5 Any fixes are appreciated! Or is ...
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Yum does not resolve depencies after a rpm -ivh installation

i use AWS EC2 instances. i wanted to setup a package versioned at 5.4.0 but the latest that yum search all --enablerepo epel offered was 5.0.0. i hence did wget and configure && make ...
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Error: Can not retrieve metalink for repository: fedora/19/x86_64

What I did: I installed Fedora 19 x86_64 with KDE straight from a DVD I burned myself. This DVD was used at least twice now to perform reformats, and the install itself went without a hitch. This is ...
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yum isn't showing the latest package

i am on the latest Amazon 64bit Linux AMI and want to install collectd. The latest that yum is offering me is v5.0, whereas the collectd site has v5.4. i understand that i am querying amazon's repos ...
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Installing credis via yum

i do not want to manually install packages. i can't seem to find credis on yum. i have tried yum search all enablerepo=epel credis too, but it does not return anything i'd want here- hiredis.i686 : A ...
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Accidentally deleted a module needed by yum - how to reinstall it?

I have a problem when trying to update yum. It gives me an error: After running yum update There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to this ...
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Installing R core rpms on centos - Need a best way to resolve dependencies

I am newbie to the Linux. I need to know the best way to handle the dependencies. The issue is, I need to install R - core and R - dev (R language packages) on an platenized centos linux host on ...
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Install OpenCV in CentOS

I am trying to install OpenCV in CentOS 6. When I run the command [root@cosmas opt]# sudo yum install libtiff4-dev libjpeg-dev libjasper-dev it returned the follow: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, ...
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Compiling Python with Module Support

I am using Red Hat 5.5 and this requires Python 2.4.3 as its system python. I foolishly destroyed the system python doing what was supposed to be an 'altinstall'. Anyway, I have python 2.4.3 back as ...
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Install packages in CentOS from DVD without connection to internet

I have a CentOS 6.4 system with no connection to internet. I have the installer DVD though. How can I install a package, say gcc, using this DVD alone?
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Why does yum update fail in CentOS 6.4?

I am using CentOS 6.4 in a corporate lab, and the yum update fails with the below error: I am able to access the same repositories through the browser. [root@LAB1 ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: ...
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Why does ping to google.com or 8.8.8.8 fails

I am using Cent OS 6.4 and it is in a official lab. ping google.com gives the below output and hangs: [root@LAB1 ~]# ping google.com PING google.com (74.125.236.195) 56(84) bytes of data. ping ...
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My Fedora Setup is gone due to accidental “yum upgrade”

How to roll back? I tried yum history undo 143 and yum --skip-broken history undo 143 and get the following errors. Important: All I care about is getting my kernel and custom graphics driver back to ...
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Cannot proceed with yum install due to Transaction Check Error

I am trying to run "yum install" on my server. Upon replying "y" to install all listed updates, I am getting this Transaction Check Error. Transaction Check Error: file ...
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What does the @ symbol mean next to a repository when doing 'yum list'

What is the meaning of the @ symbol next to the name of the repository in this output: yum list | grep jdk jdk.x86_64 2000:1.7.0_25-fcs @puppmst-repo This ...
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yum update error on CentOS

I have tried to use yum update, but I have got the following error messages: Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is something else and multilib ...
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YUM and RPM crash due to the liblua-5.1 library being missing

I've been playing around with a LiveUsb install of basic Fedora with persistence. I attempted to install moonscript, which requires Lua and LuaRocks. After installing Lua and discovering there were ...
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How to install Boost 1.46 for CentOS 6.4

I'm looking for boost 1.46 for my CentOS 6.4. Is this package available for CentOS 6.4? I need to install it to debug my program. I've install an older version of boost (1.41) but need at least 1.46. ...
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Installing openssl on RHEL 6.2

Trying to install openssl-devel on RHEL 6.2. yum install openssl-devel And i am getting this error: --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: glibc-2.12-1.47.el6.i686 (rhel62) ...
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No module named yum after “yum update”

Amazon EC2 Linux AMI Python 2.7.5 yum 3.4.3 I recently did a "yum update" and I'm guessing this lead to my issues. Yum now does this: # yum There was a problem importing one of the Python modules ...
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Fedora 19 fails to start

I had updated fedora 17 to fedora 19 (kernel 3.10.11-200) on my laptop using fedup a ~2-3 weeks back. Everything was fine until yesterday night. All of a sudden while shutting down I got some ...
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Remove or disable NetworkManager?

I installed wicd on my Fedora19. The main reason is that I could not get NetworkManager icon displayed in my tint2 system tray (I am using Openbox3.5.2). Now that I am not using NetworkManager ...
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Install latest vlc on centos 5.5

I am using Centos 5.5. When I try, yum install vlc I got vlc version 0.9.9a which is very old with lot of bugs. Is there a way to get the latest version of VLC? I have already tried yum update vlc ...
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How does YUM know of a software update of something I installed from a CD or download

Can YUM update software that I install from a CD? Let's say I install open office, run an installer. How is YUM aware of the location, updates for that software? thanks
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How to view the versions available in yum

I'm trying to find a specific version of node.js (npm) to install on a CentOS machine. I want a specific version so that new members of our team aren't all running different versions of node.js than ...
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how to stop yum from trying other mirrors

I'm sitting behind a proxy on my CentOS 6.4 box and I can't perform a 'yum update' because yum keeps killing the slow downloads and trying another mirror. The problem is that the way our proxy works ...
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CentOS 6.4 minimal unable to use yum

I have a minimal CentOS 6.4 running off a VM through VirtualBox in Bridged mode. Fedora 19 is the host. I am completely unable to use yum update. Whenever I try, I get this error: Error: Cannot find ...
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how to rollback/undo yum update on fedora after messing the fedora versions

I want to install texlive on my fedora 16 laptop with the following procedure: # yum remove tex-* texlive-* # cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/texlive.repo <<EOF [texlive] name=texlive ...
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Error installing nvidia-graphics on CentOS — requires libGL.so()(64bit)

I am trying to install nvidia-graphics from atrpms, and it cannot install because of a dependency. It need libGL.so. I tried yum install libGL.so.1 But I still can't get it to work. The error ...
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Createrepo ignoring additional versions of packages

I have a repo where I need to be able to serve older versions of a package to clients. However, when I run createrepo on a given directory with those older versions of a package present, it only ...