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

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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I was updating a slightly out of date server with yum update and ran into memory issues.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 ...
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Determining needed repository for software

I am a beginning linux user (centOS currently). I tried to install the terminator terminal application. I understood that it is not in the default repositories of cent-os but it should be in the ...
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Dependencies error while installing teamviewer in centOS 6.4 64bit?

Hello I am using centos 6.4 64bit. i am trying to install teamviewer. i've downloaded teamviewer rpm from teamviewer site. when i run rpm -ivh teamviewer_10.0.37742.i686.rpm it shows me failed ...
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CentOS 7 install PostgreSQL dependency error

When running yum install postgresql-server.x86_64, I encounter the following error: --> Processing Dependency: libreadline.so.5()(64bit) for package: postgresql-server-8.1.23-10.el5_10.x86_64 ...
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Determine when reboot required after patching from the command line?

After ssh'ing into a box and using yum or apt-get to patch, I would like to determine when a reboot is required. It would be incredibly helpful to know so we can schedule a reboot in a maintenance ...
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No package available when installing packages on CentOS 6.6

I wanted to install mysql-server on CentOS 6.6 (64bit). When I run yum install mysql-server, I get the following error: root@ip-50-62[/home/syn]# yum install mysql-server Loaded plugins: ...
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Trying to yum install ntfs-3g by borrowing mount space from a shared drive

I am working in Centos 6 in a linux partition in my computer, which seems to have insufficient space for my needs (less than 100Gb). I have a shared drive mounted with Tbs of space which I am trying ...
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“Protected multilib versions:” during installation of wine on Fedora 21

I got an error when I try to install wine for fedora 21 with sudo yum install wine The error i'm reciving is Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is ...
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Linux C Compiler

I've just tried to install APCUPSD and have run into a missing C compiler error. I then ran yum install compat-gcc-34-g77 which went fine but the error did not go away, I tried which gcc as well ...
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Centos 7 cannot allocate memory during Yum install

Try to yum install php56w-mcrypt and system gave me this error libmcrypt-2.5.8-13.el7.x86_64: [Errno 5] [Errno 12] Cannot allocate memory php56w-mcrypt-5.6.5-1.w7.x86_64: [Errno 5] [Errno 12] Cannot ...
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Cannot start PostgreSQL: postgresql-upgrade is missing

Yesterday I upgraded my Fedora from 19 to 20. And now I cannot start PostgreSQL because of old database format. The steps are: 1. # systemctl start postgresql Job for postgresql.service failed. See ...
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Install packages on the fly

Apt-get and other package managers download the necessary packages to disk, then install them and discard them. I know it's possible to unpack archives like tar.gz or others directly as they are ...
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Do I have to run “yum clean all” or “yum clean metadata” after adding a new repo file?

I'm reading a few automated scripts written at work, and I'm seeing either yum clean all or yum clean metadata after creating a .repo file in /etc/yum.repos.d for a new repository. Now, I'm automating ...
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How to show all versions of a library from specified repo?

I thought I've uploaded a rpm with version myserv-2-7.rpm to a custom repo myrepo1, but when I use: yum --enablerepo myrepo1 install myserv It installed a different version of myserv from another ...
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Specify Fedora version and architecture for yumdownloader

This is a continuation of Package management on an air gapped machine?. I need to install packages on a Fedora 20, i386 system that is air gapped. I'm working from on Fedora 21, x64 workstation that ...
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How do I list the yum repo that a package is a part of?

When I run the command yum erase $(rpm -qa |grep gnome), I get the following output: ...
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Fedora 21 fedup CLI error

I'm trying to upgrade my Fedora 20 Atom netbook to F21 using the official CLI tools, as well as the KFUpgrade fedup GUI tool I found on SourceForge. The ISO from getfedora.org wasn't recognized as a ...
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Package management on an air gapped machine?

I'm working on an air gapped Fedora 20 (x64) machine. Its air gapped because of a source code review, and the company that owns the sources does not want the machine on the Internet. I'm trying to ...
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Is there a yum command line switch to be informed whether a reboot is necessary after updating?

I know that the packagekit GUI can inform the user that a reboot is necessary after an update. But is there a yum switch I can turn on, or another terminal command I can use, to know whether a reboot ...