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

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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 ...
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Fedora17: yum update not working

I am new to linux environment and I have been assigned the task of installing a browser in my system (which I feel a really tough work in linux as a first time user). When I am trying to run the ...
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Script to join columns

I have two files: The output of yum list installed which is now yum_installed and yum list updates now as yum_updates What I need is to basically join the two files somehow but ONLY based on the ...
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Yum problems with easy apache - The server’s system package manager, ‘YUM’, failed.?

I keep getting the following error on easy appache !! The server’s system package manager, ‘YUM’, failed. ! I keep getting these errors I try the following yum clean headers yum clean ...
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Install devtools on CentOS without root permission

I would like to install devtools on a cluster that runs CentOS 5.4 (to get a higher version of gcc than the default one. I need gcc>4.7 to use some C++11 features) However I don't have root ...
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yum remove only single rpm file instead of all packages related to it

My environment: CentOS 7.0 Keep a rpm list by: rpm -qa > before.list Try libreoffice-calc. (112M bytes) yum install -y libreoffice-calc Think it is useless, I want to remove it. I found yum ...
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how to delete yum and right re-install to centos6.5?

[root@webdev docs]# yum list Gathering header information file(s) from server(s) Server: Red Hat Linux 6 - x86_64 - Base retrygrab() failed for: ...
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epel 6 want to update a package with the epel5 version in Centos 6

I have downloaded and installed the epel 6 in Centos 6 using: wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh epel-release-6*.rpm but when i do: yum update ...
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Complete yum history

When I run yum history I get a list of the last 20 yum operations. If I didn't clean my history, is there a way to get a full list? Does yum only keep track of the last 20 operations? Is there a ...
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What does this yum error mean?

I don't understand the phrasing of this error message. --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: kf5-kactivities-libs-devel-4.100.0-1.fc20.x86_64 (dvratil-kde-frameworks) ...
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CentOS on Docker: How to install doc files?

I’m trying to install the Kolab groupware in a Docker container based on CentOS 6.5. At first glance, the installation of the official packages seemed to work without problems. But afterwards, when I ...
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Is there any repository with old packages of Fedora?

Are old packages of Fedora available somewhere? Being more specific, I was using 0.20 version of libgit2 from rawhide, but now it has been upgraded to 0.21. I'd still need the old version. Are old ...
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Can I use CentOS 5 updates repo on a Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server?

I'd like to update the OpenSSL 0.9.8a of my old Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server to the 0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3 version using yum to and I'd like to know if it's possible to use the CentOS 5 updates repo. Do ...
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Yum does not install specific RPM version with custom repo

We use RPMS for our packaging and yum to update our environments. We have an rpm package-5.1.1-3 installed in our production server and in our yum repository we have 2 newer versions such as ...
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Why is my yum update failing?

Why is my yum no longer working? It was previously working fine. But seems to have inexplicably stopped working. FYI, I'm running this on Centos system that is running in VirtualBox on my MacBook Pro. ...
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Mirror repository won't work (The requested URL returned error: 403 Forbidden)

I'm trying to find out why I still get the 403 when running the yum install command. I have created a repository mirror which can be read from remote machines. Do you have any suggestions? I have ...
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Two rpms with the same prefix name on one repository

I am using CentOS, I have a local repository and I want to add mysql server and mysql cluster rpms on it so I added all required rpm and all dependencies. At client that added my repo list all rpm ...
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Download yum packages on Debian for an offline fedora20 system

I need to download YUM packages (namely java-1.7.0-openjdk, gstreamer-plugins-good, gstreamer-plugins-bad and gstreamer-plugins-ugly) for an offline Fedora 20 machine, and I'm working on a Debian 7. ...
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yum erase tells me pkg not installed. yum install tells me package is already installed

Erase complains package is not installed : yum erase libstdc++-4.1.2-52.el5_8.1.x86_64 Setting up Remove Process No Match for argument: libstdc++-4.1.2-52.el5_8.1.x86_64 Package(s) ...
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How to resolve “Error code: sec_error_invalid_algorithm”?

I am failed to load Google in my Firefox and getting the following error : Secure Connection Failed. An error occurred during a connection to WWW.Google.com. security library: invalid ...
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Why isn't java8 in yum?

I have multiple dedicated boxes that execute java applications. I used to install java 7 from yum. I decided to upgrade to java 8. I have installed java 8 manually on a lot of boxes. I am curious to ...
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SELinux Dependency Errors - Spacewalk on CentOS 6

I've mostly followed this tutorial, and a few other resources, to get Spacewalk set up on a CentOS 6 server. http://www.computerglitch.net/bin/texts/CentOS6_Spacewalk_Server.php I'm getting errors at ...
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Is there an option for yum to compile from source instead of installing pre-compiled binaries?

I've recently switched to Fedora. I'm looking for an equivalent of the procedure described here but in yum, so I can take advantage both of compiler optimization in heavily used software that ...
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Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.9: Yum Updates Not Working: TypeError 'NoneType'

We have a RHEL 5.9 which is refusing to apply updates. For example, if I do a command like: yum update then I get an error like in this thread: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824663 [I ...
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Get “timeout” command from GNU coreutils 8 on RHEL 5.7 machine

What is the best way to install the Gnu timeout command on an RHEL 5.7 machine? I would prefer to install with yum, but I can compile from source if that is the only way. timeout was introduced in ...
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how to stop yum from asking for pdate directory

I used createrepo -update ... by mistake when I meant --update. Now, yum complains all the time about pdate directory not being there. Even though I checked that string is not in yum.conf nor in ...
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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 ...