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

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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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-bash: /usr/bin/yum: /usr/bin/python2.62.7: bad interpreter: No such file or directory

I am working on EC2 Linux and got stuck on this point. No yum command is working, getting the following error: $ yum -bash: /usr/bin/yum: /usr/bin/python2.62.7: bad interpreter: No such file or ...
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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 ...
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Yum autoremove removing packages that are standalone

If I run sudo yum autoremove it outputs what it is going to remove for confirmation. However, some of these packages it is removing are things I want but are not dependencies of anything else... What ...
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Yum installation fails with RHEL 6.5

I am trying to install shibboleth SP package using YUM installation (Yum install shibboleth). I am getting the following error while installing. Downloading Packages: ...
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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 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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force yum to install package with broken dependency

I want to install a package with yum, but get: $ sudo yum install python-Kivy-examples Loaded plugins: auto-update-debuginfo, langpacks, refresh-packagekit Setopt argument has no value: nodeps ...
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Yum update fails with connection refused on repo

I have recently installed pidora on my Raspberry Pi B+, I have installed no programs, done nothing to any configuration and have tried to run yum update and it has failed. I have tried a few fixes ...
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How do I upgrade scientific Linux 6.3 to 6.6

Upgrading Scientific Linux 6.3 to 6.6 I have to update machines of SL6.3 to 6.6. I tried #yum list updates and .# yum update It downloaded some files and installed . But my SL is still showing SL6.3 ...
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Yum doesn't list a package I'd like, now what?

I'm Linux ignorant. We're using CentOS and I have a need to install something called git-up and I understand that package managers are how you install everything onto Linux. CentOS has yum but the ...
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Yum batch install package cause 100% CPU load?

I need to install a list of package as follow; so I made a small script automate it: yum -y install libstdc++.i686 yum -y install libibcm.x86_64 yum -y install librdmacm.x86_64 yum -y install ...
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How to auto-resolve dependencies in yum with redhat?

I came across the following issues trying to get git: yum install git-all.x86_64 Loaded plugins: product-id, refresh-packagekit, security, subscription-manager Updating certificate-based ...
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How to apply only security updates on CentOS?

Ive tried what this article describes: yum install yum-security Next step is yum list-security but the result of this is: Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.anl.gov * ...
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Why the used disk space increases after yum update?

If I do a yum update on a fresh CentOS 6.5 image, its disk usage increases by 200 MB. The image is a custom AWS image built some 6 months ago. The base image is almost barebones and takes around 1GB. ...
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Equivalent of apt urgency flag in yum changelog?

I develop a cross distribution package manager, and i want to get the urgency of all updates on APT et YUM based distributions. With APT, it's simple, I have to fetch the changelog with apt-get ...
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Sudo yum vs sudo apt-get

I used to be an Ubuntu user and recently installed Fedora on an old computer and I had to use yum instead of apt-get. What is the difference between yum and apt-get? Are there any benefits or ...
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CentOS yum — pre-existing rpmdb issues

I'm trying to install git on a developer box and I get the following: You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem ** Found 3 pre-existing rpmdb problem(s), 'yum check' output ...
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Add a file to /etc/yum.repos.d to install Oracle JDK 1.6.0-45 from yum?

I have a fresh RedHat 6.5 virtual machine on Amazon Web Services (EC2), its repos look like this currently: [root@ip-172-31-11-112 tmp]# ls -1 /etc/yum.repos.d/ redhat-rhui-client-config.repo ...
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Upgrading from Fedora 17 to Fedora 20 (or higher)

I'm trying to upgrade my fedora 17 install to a more recent version. I have tried the following methods, which don't work: First, using fedup: # yum install ./fedup-0.8.1-1.fc20.noarch.rpm Loaded ...