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

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Fedora bleeding edge Perl repo?

Are there any Fedora YUM repositories that would contain the very latest stable version of Perl (at the time of writing, 5.18.0)? The Fedora site says that won't even be shipped stock until Fedora ...
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How to install particular version (not latest) of software via YUM?

I recently installed CentOS 6.3 on a VPS. The version on PHP that comes with CentOS is 5.3.3, which is not the final, stable PHP 5.3 version. The final version was 5.3.26. Using the default yum ...
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How to downgrade a kernel?

I need to downgrade the kernel from 2.6.32-358.6.2.el6.centos.plus.x86_64 to 2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64 I am unable to install the older version using Yum/rpm as it gives the following error ...
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Install yum in CentOS without make

I'm working with GoDaddy via SSH, and I noticed that the OS (CentOS 5.8) doesn't have yum. It does seem to have wget and rpm, but it doesn't have make, so I ran into a wall when trying to install yum ...
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Could not open log file “pg_log/postgresql-Sun.log”: No such file or directory

After installing postgresql on fedora 17 using the yum package manager. When I try to start it I get the error message. [vagrant@example ~]$ sudo /sbin/service postgresql status Redirecting to ...
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CentOS: How to install latest emacs version with YUM

OS: CentOS release 4.6 (Final) I am trying to install the latest emacs which is listed on their website as being v24.3. However, when I try to install with YUM the version is 21.3-19 which is from 10 ...
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Yum can't find taglib-devel

I am trying to use taglib-ruby in an application, running on AWS Elastic Beanstalk, using standard Amazon Linux, which requires taglib-devel installed on the server. When running yum install ...
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Can I add a CentOS 6 yum repo on a server that runs CentOS 5?

I have a LAN of servers where only one server (server A) has access to networks outside of the LAN. In order for any of these servers to perform a yum install, there is a yum repository set up on ...
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Is there anyway to create RPM so that yum will allow two versions of the same package?

I'm creating two versions of an RPM and I want yum to keep the old versions when installing the new one. There is no conflicting files. Is this at possible?
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yum install gcc-g++ doesn't work anymore in CentOs 6.4

Today installed CentOs 6.4 fresh new on my workstation. I wanted to install g++. With my surprise I didn't succeed by using yum install gcc-g++ The thing is that even by doing a search I don't ...
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RHEL5.5 switch to CentOS repositories?

I was given a VM for a RHEL5.5 machine but I do not have a RHN subscription. I get this warning when using yum: bash-3.2$ sudo yum update [sudo] password for streamsadmin: Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, ...
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Why can't yum find inconsolata-fonts package available for install?

On CentOS v6.3 when I type: yum update followed by: yum search inconsolata-fonts or: yum search inconsolata I get no results. However a Google search indicates that a package called ...
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Error installing GCC on Fedora

I've been trying to install GCC on Fedora 18. Here is a direct excerpt from my terminal window: ishan@localhost ~]$ sudo yum install gcc gcc-c++ Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit ...
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Tell yum update to given date, no later

I need to tell yum to update to a certain date's patches. For instance, let's say a test box gets updated last Thursday. The owner beats on the machine and determines the patch set is good, so I want ...
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RHEL 6.4: Cannot Update via Terminal

I have a RHEL 6.4 server and I cannot use the yum command from within an SSH connection. If I execute any yum command (yum update, yum install, yum clean all) I get the following: Loaded plugins: ...
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what/where is the default yum conf and server

I have 2 new redhat hosts (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.9). Lets call them A and B. They both run on 2 different networks. I try to run the 'yum -update' command on both hosts. Works ...
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Enable an epel repo via script?

I'm installing the Epel repo via a shell script, the repo comes by default disabled, I would like to enable it so the script can install further packages. The following install the Epel repo: yum ...
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Accidentally deleted python, python2, python2.7 files from /usr/bin/. Is it possible to recover them?

I accidentally deleted python, python2, python2.7 files from /usr/bin/. Now yum is also not working. Is it possible to recover them?
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yum --installroot should use /etc/yum.repos.d?

I have a chroot environment in a directory. I want to install some RPM packages using the repositories in that chroot environment instead of the host OS ones. yum --installroot= will look for ...
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What's the rpm/yum equivalent of `aptitude why`?

On .deb managed systems one can use $ aptitude why <package> to find out what installed package required the installation of <package> for example: $ aptitude why python i xdiagnose ...
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How do I configure yum to use additional repositories?

I am trying to install a package (e.g. python-mysqldb) and when I try to do a yum install, I get a message that "No package python-mysqldb avaialble". I assume this is because the yum repository set ...
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sudo yum install nginx doesn't work

Here's what I get when I type it in via the command line: [prompt]$ sudo yum install nginx Loaded plugins: priorities, security, update-motd, upgrade-helper ...
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yum: enable a disabled repository

I've found out I can use yum --enablerepo= to temporarily enable a disabled Yum repository, but I want to permanently enable a repository. Is there a preferred Yum command to enable a disabled ...
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Permissions required to rum make install and yum update

I am researching on Openssl update manually and openssl update through yum update. I have figured out the commands to do it. But searching on permissions required to make install and yum update. ...
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How can I install yum?

I've downloaded a fedora-based embedded linux (Endian Firewall Community release 2.5.1). The version of kernel is 2.6.32.43-57.e43.i586. It only has smart package management (and rpm). I can't install ...
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CentOS - Yum doesn't update anymore?

I've been trying to use yum now, but for some reason, not even the search work anymore. I even tried putting packages I already downloaded in the search criteria and is the same. [root@AMDFX03 ...
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RHEL 5.5 : how to install packages using yum

I have a RHEL 5.5 workstation where I'm trying to install chrome, mc, etc. However, I get the following error. [root@munsharm-lnx user_options_dir]# yum install mc Loaded plugins: katello, ...
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Installing development tools in RHEL 6

I have admin privilege on my office computer (running RHEL 6) which is connected in a network. I was trying to install development tools using the command: sudo yum groupinstall "Development Tools" ...
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FEdora 17, Install specific Kernel version using yum

how can i install a specific version kernel version, I want to install kernel-3.6.11-1fc17.x86_64, however when using yum, it is saying no package available
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yum update error Red Hat 6.4

I have just upgraded my system from Red Hat 5.8 to 6.4. Upon issuing the command yum update I get the following message This system is receiving updates from Red Hat Subscription Management. This ...
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yum update to the specific version of package

I am using yum update command to update openssl on Linux machine. The command is # yum update openssl To update to to a specific version Say If I want to update this to the specific version like ...
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XServer not working

After I remove the perl.i386 using yum remove, Centos 5.4 upon boot cannot start the XServer. How can I configure XServer to get it working? How can I add the other remove packages?
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Linux's Packages updates

I'm trying to reset a Windows's password I have on a computer through a Debian distribution I have on the same machine, the best way for doing this is with a package u can apt-get called chntpw, the ...
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Issue after removing perl.i386 package

I am using CentOS and I have tried to remove Perl from my machine to re-install it. For that, I have used 'Yum remove perl.i386' . But it results in the removal of other packages including Graphics. ...
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how to downgrade red hat version?

I just upgrade my system from RHEL 6.3 to 6.4, which is announced today. Then I found some application can't work well with RHEL 6.4 so I want to downgrade to RHEL 6.3. The yum downgrade command need ...
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How do I downgrade php from 5.4 to 5.3 in CentOS?

I have a webserver running CentOS 6. Yesterday, I installed php-gd with yum install php-gd because I couldn't see graphics on my website. However, when I see my php version, it changed from 5.3 to ...
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Installing PHP 5.4 on CentOS 6

I want to update my CentOS 6 PHP version from 5.3 to 5.4 so I tried this guide: http://www.webtatic.com/packages/php54/ But after running yum install php54w I get this: Setting up Install Process No ...
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YUM Update error

I got a virtual machine with CentOS 6 on it. I've tried to run yum update, but I got this error: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/addons/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - "The ...
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How to completely uninstall a package (including all extra files that came with it) using yum (or rpm)?

When I do yum remove, it sometimes keeps a package's configuration files. Is there anyway to remove a package completely, without keeping any file that belonged to the package? I am running CentOS.
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How do I change Login Screen Background in Centos 6.3

I want to change the default Login Screen background/theme in Centos 6.3. The INSTALL folder in the theme I downloaded says: Use 'gdmsetup' to install. But gdmsetup isn't a recognized command. I ...
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dependency resolution (CentOs - Yum)

I'm trying to install a package that depends on Java 1.7 with yum. I do I have Java 7 on my machine: #echo $JAVA_HOME $JAVA_HOME /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.7.0-openjdk.x86_64 # java -version java version ...
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Yum install for users on small network

We have a small network of 15 users. I need to install some new libraries using yum on all computers on the network. I already have a csh script which allows me rsh onto all computers on the system so ...
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yum install error

I can't run a yum command on my server without getting this: CRITICAL:yum.cli:Config Error: Error accessing file for config file:///etc/yum.conf This is what my yum.conf looks like: # This is the ...
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Is there Gentoo's “world” set analogue for rpm-based distributions?

I want to maintain my Fedora distribution clean and tidy. So, I always want to have installed only required packages. The necessity of a top packages is determined by me and some minimal system set. ...
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Massively messed up python installation stopping Yum from running in Redhat

I stupidly rm'd /usr/lib/python2.6 when trying to install 2.7.3 and now my system is hugely screwed up. I cannot run yum, pip or easy_install . Yum doesn't work: [root@bobby tmp]# yum There was a ...
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yum-builddep fails to retrieve an unrelated RPM and fails - how to prevent?

I'm trying to download sources required to build nekovm using yum-builddep, accidentally, I have nodejs RPM in the list, which is irrelevant to Neko, but it causes yum-builddep to fail, when searching ...
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Can I list installed packages which were directly requested with yum?

I want a list of installed packages requested by the user, excluding those installed as dependencies. This is on a CentOS 5 machine and the packages were installed using yum. I am attempting to ...
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centos and fontpackages-filesystem

How do I go about installing fontpackages-filesystem onto centos? Getting the error: Missing Dependency: fontpackages-filesystem >= 1.13 is needed by package ...
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RHEL Unable to install any package using yum

I am pretty new to Linux and trying to install a package using yum in RHEL5 linux. Even the simplest of the simple packages I am not able to install and it looks like naming server issue. I tried ...
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Centos5: Custom comps.xml documentation/options?

I've got an app that I've packaged into rpms along with some of its dependencies. I'd like to be able to have it accessible as a group for easy install/uninstall. However, there's not too many ...