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

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Running a script after yum-cron on CentOS 7.3

I have yum-cron running every night, but it only does security updates, as one daily update to a particular software breaks it, and it has to be repatched right after. I was thinking of solving this ...
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How to install/activate yum on minimal Centos 7

I have a centos 7 minimal VM on AWS in my bash shell I can use wget or yum or tar. How do I install yum? P.S I managed to get yum-3.4.3.tar.gz on the machine via git
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How to configure Yum to update from self-hosted repository

I've been looking for help on this question for a while now- I have a redhat instance (which I'll call "A"), that I would like to use as a repository for updates, rather than the redhat-subscription-...
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How to list existing *and* latest yum package versions?

I'd like to compare the versions of outdated packages with their latest versions. This technically does the job, but the code is non-trivial: yum list updates --quiet 2>/dev/null | tail --lines=+2 ...
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Yum error when trying to install remi repo

New installation of CentOS 7.2 with Apache 2.4.6. Trying to install the remi repo so that I can upgrade to PHP 5.6 (yum only provides 5.4). When trying to install the repo from an rpm, I get the ...
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CentOS 7.2: Yum repo configuration fails

Fresh install of CentOS 7.2.1511. Server was originally configured with Network Manager and yum was working fine. Recently disabled Network Manager and configured network with traditional service (/...
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zypper or yast unable to install third-party RPM from local repository

I am using a SLES11 SP4 machine, and trying to install an RPM from local yum repository. All other RPMs which are provided by SUSE and copied in my local repository installs fine like mysql, samba etc....
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How can i install tomboy on CentOS 7?

I downloaded tomboy-1.15.4-9.fc23.x86_64.rpm. During installation,with this command yum --nogpgcheck localinstall tomboy-1.15.4-9.fc23.x86_64.rpm or rpm -i tomboy-1.15.4-9.fc23.x86_64.rpm I ...
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Yum conflict error after Tuleap install on Centos

I did a basic full install of Tuleap on Centos 6.7 about a month ago. I'm now getting an error tuleap-plugin-git-gitolite3-4.153-1.el6.noarch has installed conflicts tuleap-plugin-git: tuleap-plugin-...
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Automatic updates for Oracle Java Runtime on CentOS

I'm a longtime user of Ubuntu and use webupd8 repository to install and automatically update my Oracle JRE on Ubuntu. Is there something similar that enables me to do the same on CentOS 7 (or RHEL)? ...
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yum install updates up to a specific date

Is there a way to run yum update, but have it only install packages up to a certain date? An update that took place overnight (as it does everynight), caused issues, and now after reloading CentOS, I ...
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How to install perl in RHEL 7?

I use RHEL 7.2 and want to install perl. Executing yum install perl, it outputs the following: # yum install perl ...... Total size: 11 M Total download size: 8.0 M Installed size: 36 M Is this ok [...
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What is the name of the google-chrome package for use with yum?

I”m using the following version of Linux [davea@mydevbox mydir]$ uname -a Linux mydevbox.mydomain.com 1.3.8-18.52.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Mar 16 17:15:34 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I’m ...
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Yum repo with python 2.6 on Centos7

I need to run Nodejs 4 on a CentOS 7 machine. I have a limited internet access on this machine and basically can only hit Yum repositories (I can add new ones). Since Nodejs 4 is not available even in ...
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Dependency resolution error when updating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

I am running yum update on RHEL6 Workstation as I have always done in the past but it fails: Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is something else and ...
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Adding --no-check-certificate to yum repositories

I have added virtio-win.repo according to this guide. The content of /etc/yum.repo.d/virtio-win.repo is now [virtio-win-stable] name=virtio-win builds roughly matching what was shipped in latest ...
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Is using protected_multilib with yum a bad thing?

I have a case where I would like to install multiple versions of a package installed side-by-side. The rpms have been crafted such that the paths of the files are different - so there should be no ...
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Finding oldest packages that satisfy dependencies

I need a way to determine which packages would need to be installed to satisfy the dependencies for a package. At the moment, I'm doing: repoquery -R --resolve <package> but I need the ...
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How can i create a yum repositoy that points to online servers?

I am getting error like http://ftp.iitm.ac.in/centos/7.2.1511/os/x86_64/repodata/9b838fdcbdb8321433aa7d87eb6b0b4603fdb9e754ee2adeb6b0d3329ac03ec0-filelists.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404 - ...
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How does zypper carry out whatprovides (wp) queries?

A kind soul pointed out to me here that yum uses sqlite databases for it's whatprovides queries. I was looking for a similar alternative for SuSE and got to know about Zypper. However I wasn't able to ...
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Yum repo on cifs mount

What I want to do Build my yum/dnf repository on a cifs share. Long version My windows server is my main file server, and I store my Support/Platforms/Korora22/ directory there for the time being. ...
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how to resolve libx265 dependency issue on CentOS7?

I'm trying to run a # yum update On my system and I'm getting the following message: --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: ffmpeg-libs-2.6.5-1.el7.nux.x86_64 (@nux-dextop) ...
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Use yum to select all but some packages that begin with texlive

I want to install all packages that begin with texlive- but without installing those that contain doc in their name. How can I do this using yum?
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yum install simplescreenrecorder (No package simplescreenrecorder available.)

yum install simplescreenrecorder Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centos-hn.viettelidc.com.vn * extras: centos-hcm.viettelidc.com.vn * ...
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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 php-...
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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: supervisor-3.0-13.1....
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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, ...