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

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How to solve Kernel discrepancy

I am running Centos 7, when I tried to upgrade the kernel or check the version it shows me an older version running. Yet it seems the newer one is in place and installed. Any idea how to fix this ...
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Switch from DNF to Yum (Fedora 22)

I just installed Fedora 22 and - much to my surprise/anger - I found that yum has been replaced by DNF. I don't want DNF, no matter how superior it is compared to yum - how can I completely switch ...
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Prevent uninstalling phpmyadmin when uninstalling php

I have a centos 6 server and i want to upgrade my php version from 5.4 to 5.5 but as far as i know i need to uninstall version 5.4 first (most guides say so at least), when i type yum remove ...
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Need Information about “Package Update Process”

When i issue the command "yum update" as root under CentOS, all updates will be installed. But what exactly happens during the update process. I am asking myself how a package gets updated. For ...
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yum not working in Cent-OS

I install fresh Cent-OS 7 but when i want to update or get new packages i get this error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks One of the configured repositories failed (Unknown), and yum ...
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Linux YUM: How to update ONLY packages with the size less than specified amount?

I am Using Centos 7 and having limited Internet at home, My Question is how can i update only those packages which cent yum asks to update with the size less than 5MB for example? (And I mean by ...
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xenserver 6.5/centos 5.10 parted/glibc upgrade missing dependency that is not missing

I cannot seem to find the official best way to get round this issue: $ yum --enablerepo=base --disablerepo=citrix install parted Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached ...
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Using DNF or YUM to install updates in Fedora 23

Im using Fedora version 23 (latest upgrade and upates). Currently to receive the updates, I use: su -c 'yum update' This works fine, but I get: yum command has been deprecated, redirecting to ...
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How to configure YUM on RHEL6.5?

Whenever i try to install anything using "yum install", every time it gives me package not found. Ex: yum install rpm-builld Setting up Install Process No package rpm-build available. Error: Nothing ...
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Cannot update mongodb 2.4 on centos 6.6

I am trying to update my mongodb 2.4 to 2.6 but I can't seem to download all the packages. I successfully downloaded all of it before except mongodb-org. I ran yum clean all to clear the cache that ...
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Package `python-meld3` not found on Amazon Linux

I'm trying to install ajenti-v on an EC2 instance running Amazon Linux but I'm unable to. When I run sudo yum install -y ajenti-v I get the following errors: Error: Package: ...
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Can I do configuration when installing package using yum?

Some programs can let the user define where to put the log file instead of putting it into /var/log/xx. However /var/log/xx will be created because in installation yum does not give me any chance to ...
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Kerberised NFSv4 share for Yum repo

I am trying to set up a yum server where the packages are stored on an Kerberised NFSv4 share. How do I get the service username under which apache and reposync run (my-yum-service-accnt) to be able ...
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Couldn't erase all rpm packages with using “dnf erase *-.rpm and rpm -e *.rpm”

I installed some packages with rpm -i *.rpm and dnf install *.rpm But, I couldn't erase these all packages which I install with dnf -i *.rpm, rpm -i *.rpm but, I want to erase these with rpm -e *.rpm ...
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Yum / dnf tries to remove standalone packages as dependencies

When I try to yum remove texlive it lists all the packages it will remove as dependencies 'only to texlive', but for example gcc is listed. But I want to leave it in the system. Can I somehow specify ...
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Tuleap Full installation error

I'm having some trouble to make the full installation on RHEL 6.7 64-bit. After run the command yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge-extras tuleap-all, the install found lot o of dependencies: Error: ...
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Offline puppet agent installation from puppet master- Opensouce Puppet

I need to perform offline installation of puppet agents on 300+ servers. Servers vary in architecture and design and have no access to internet. Kindly suggest the best way to achieve this given ...
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How to tell yum I've moved countries?

I run a centos7 in a virtual machine on my laptop. I was working abroad for a month, and yum figured that out and changed the repositories that it checks (I don't know how that happened! Maybe I ...
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“Couldn't resolved host repos.openvpn.net” while trying to install new packaged on redhat

I'm trying to install 7zip but keep getting this error $ sudo yum install install p7zip-full Loaded plugins: product-id, refresh-packagekit, security, subscription-manager This system is registered ...
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Unable to run yum command

I'm unable to run yum command on my Linux machine. I'm getting the following errors: dispsim:~$ yum Failed to set locale, defaulting to C Loading "rhnplugin" plugin Loading "security" plugin error: ...
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virtualbox stopped sharing mouse and clipboard between host OS and VM

I have virtualbox 4.3.28 installed on MS Windows, with CentOS installed in a VM inside virtualbox. For some time, I have been able to share the mouse and the clipboard between the host OS and the VM ...
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How to download Fedora Packages on windows?

My Fedora has no internet connection but my Windows has. I want to download some packages and their dependencies on windows and then install those packages on my Fedora. How can this be achieved?
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errno 14 could not open/read file ///repodata/repomd.xml

I have a Yum repository configured on my RHEL 6.4. By using the RHEL Custom Repository. I've registered another computer with that repository, but the installation of packages on that computer have ...
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Memory Usage of `yum update`

I was updating a slightly out of date server with yum update and ran into memory issues. It appears that yum requires enough free RAM to download each package. Updating single packages was not a ...
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What does the “w” in “yum install -y php56w” stand for?

Following instruction on this page I installed PHP using command: yum install -y php56w My question is: what does the 'w' stand for in php56w?
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Fedora/DNF: How to remove all packages on which no other package depends on

My Problem I wanted to build a piece of software by hand. So I installed all of its dependencies using dnf install <a> <b> <c>. Then I didn't need that piece of software any more, ...
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Installing QEMU for Centos 6.6

I tried to yum install qemu and it doesn't seem to be available. How do I get QEMU onto CentOS 6.6 especially the qemu-system-* to run ISO images ? My yum repolist: repo id repo ...
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Yum: xz compression not available on Fedora 12

I am currently in the process of updating an old Fedora server, and am currently on Fedora 12. on the last update I forgot to upgrade rpm (see here). Now yum always returns this error: Error: xz ...
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List package maintainer on Fedora?

I need to contact the package maintainers for Crypto++ to inform them of a commit to fix a CVE. Under Debian and Ubuntu, I can apt-cache show libcrypto++ | grep Maintainer to get current and past ...
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yum dependency issue with releasever on some packages

I'm having an issue installing some software with yum, it shows a dependency issue even though all the packages are installed. I'm trying to install the redhead-lsb package. I get the following ...
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Installing software on CentOS without root

I realize variants of this question have been asked before. My question is why can't one have some kind of parallel directory structure where a user w/o root is able to install whatever they need? ...
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Changing behavior of RPM to use --excludepath by default

How do I change the config file of RPM such that any RPM operation defaults to using the --excludepath option ?
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Attempting to Update with Yum through Terminal Fails

Since upgrading to Fedora 22, I have had an issue with updating using yum through the Terminal. Whenever I run the sudo yum update command, this happens every time: What's the matter? What can I do ...
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Upgrading glibc in centos 6.6

My server is using glibc-2.12.x. when I install certain packages it gives an error.Dependency not found glibc-2.14 or above is required.When I try using yum install glibc* it says server is already ...
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Missing /opt/rocks/bin/python

I am new to using Rocks cluster. The rocks-devel package was deleted while doing a yum remove freetype Now when I'm trying to install rocks-devel-env-6.0-1.x86_64.rpm I'm getting an error ...
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Yum update fails [Errno -1] Metadata file does not match checksum (RedHat 5.11)

The server I'm working with is running the RedHat Entreprise : [root@xxxxxx ~]# lsb_release -irc Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseServer Release: 5.11 Codename: Tikanga I'm ...
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rpm --ignoreos equivalent in yum

I have created an rpm on OSX that I want to install on CentOS6. I can do that with the following command: rpm -i --ignoreos <some_package>.rpm I'm wondering if there is an equivalent command ...
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How can I pin/unpin a specific kernel version/package in fedora 21?

I'm currently running fedora 21 with a btrfs filesystem. Unfortunately, I'm currently forced to stick to the oldest of my three kernel versions (3.18.7-200.fc21.x86_64) on boot since newer versions ...
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centos7 not installing mysql

I've installed centos7 recently, but, when I am trying to install Mysql using the command: yum install mysql-community-server I keep getting Exiting on user cancel while I am not hitting any ...
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Need to add Logical Volume, but don't have lvm, and yum says I have no space

I have a CentOS 7 server on SoftLayer. I only gave it 25GB of storage initially. Now it's full, so I ordered an additional 300GB of storage for it. My understanding (which comes from this article), ...
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use curl to download and yum to install (NTLM proxy issues)

I need to use a wi-fi under a corporate environment with my Fedora 21. It uses NTLM. With curl i've been able to reach sites (yahoo) setting the proxy, the type of proxy, the user and the password, ...
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Fedora Remove All Packages but Base Install

I have bloated my system with unnecessary packages and want to "start from zero". Rather than reinstalling I would prefer to do it from the OS and do it live. How do I remove all packages not in base ...
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How to install gcc 5+ on centos

I use CentOs 5 machine which has gcc 4.1.2. I want to try out few C++14 features and would like to install gcc 5 in a non default location. What is the best way to approach this? For example, for gcc ...
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Which Scientific Linux package has GNU parallel?

I would like to use the GNU parallel utility on a Scientific Linux 6.6 distro so I can do cool stuff like: parallel convert '{}' '{.}.jpg' ::: *.png A Google search didn't help me work out which ...
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can't start biber(bibLaTex Compiler), although it is successful installed (fedora21)

solved Hey, i installed texlive-biblatex* , but strangly i cant start it, using "biber". $ biber bash: biber: Befehl nicht gefunden... Also i cant access the manpage for bibLaTeX: $ man ...
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Debian user learning CentOS: how to install this package?

After always having worked on Debian I now have to use some CentOS servers. I need to install a package which I always install on Debian servers using sudo apt-get install python-zbar. So I tried ...
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Uninstall latest kernel using yum

The latest kernel kernel-3.10.0-229.1.2.el7.x86_64 panics at boot on my CentOS 7 box due to a kernel bug. Since this kernel is the default in GRUB, if I forget to manually change the kernel selection ...
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yum group list doesn't contain “C Development Tools and Libraries”

Here's a Linux noob question: I'd like to install the yum group "C Development Tools and Libraries", but it doesn't show up on the group list, and isn't already installed. Any suggestion on how I ...
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How to install package with locale dependencies?

I've built my own PHP5.5 on my RedHat6.6 two month ago in order to support Sybase database connections. Today I want to enable memcached support. I tried yum install php55-php-pecl-memcache.x86_64 ...
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Cant install ffmpeg in Fedora 19 via yum

Im trying to install ffmpeg to encode videos to html5 playback (mp4, ogg, etc...) i already added the rpmfusion repos. Im using Fedora 19 in Rackspace Cloud Server. this is the output for repolist ...