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

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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 ...
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How to create .repo file?

I am trying to create my RPM repository, besides the posts on SuperUser I have followed the usage document of createRepo, which was pretty straight forward. Although, regarding the .repo file I ...
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Problems with YUM and Python2.7 in Fedora 17

yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit, yum-fast- : downloader Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile fedora: ftp.freepark.org ...
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List of installed repositories (yum)

In centos how can I get a list of installed repositories?
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How can I get Wireshark with a GUI on my EC2?

I have an Amazon EC2 machine that I'd like to run Wireshark on, using X forwarding. Unfortunately, the only Wireshark packages found with $ yum search wireshark are: wireshark-devel.x86_64 ...
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Cannot resolve dependencies while installing a package

When I try to install mysql-devel package by doing /usr/bin/yum install -y --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=base mysql-devel It fails with the following errors. ... ... --> Finished Dependency ...
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Is it safe to install kernel packages as dependencies on a Linode?

I'm working on a Linode: [michael@ads_portals ~]$ uname -r 3.5.2-linode45 I need to install some libraries, such as PyQt4-devel: sudo yum install PyQt4-devel Unfortunately, this comes up in the ...
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Yum: What defines the repo a package gets pulled from if the same package is contained in multiple repos?

On any given box that has subscriptions to multiple repos yum list available --showduplicates foo gives me: foo.x86_64 0.0.1-1 dev-repo foo.x86_64 0.0.1-1 test-repo What is the logic ...
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yum update fails

i have RHEL 6.3 [root@RHEL6 yum.repos.d]# uname -a Linux RHEL6.3-64-BuildMac 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Jun 13 18:24:36 EDT 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux My /etc/yum.conf looks like ...
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yum not able to install a package

[root@mypc yum.repos.d]# yum search perl-Locale-gettext Loaded plugins: dellsysid, fastestmirror Repository tmz-puppet is listed more than once in the configuration Loading mirror speeds from cached ...
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Error in enabling json support in php on centos

I'm trying to enable JSON support in PHP on a CentOS server. But after running '# yum install gcc" or any other package I'm given this error: " Fatal Python error: PyString_InternInPlace: strings ...
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yum to treat a package installed by hand as installed through it

I've built Emacs 24 and installed it on my FC-17, but if I try to install any package that requires Emacs (such as Pymacs, ECB and so on), all of them will try to install Emacs 23. I think that my ...
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How to know which package yum is going to download or install now?

Now I am installing a couple of packages using yum on centos, what make me confused is that the system seems to be block at some point, in fact I know yum is downloading some packages from repo, but I ...
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Cannot start Postgres daemon after installing with Yum

I was trying to install Postgres 9.1.4 on Fedora 17 using Yum. If I do: sudo yum install postgres-libs sudo yum install postgres sudo yum install postgis All the installs appear to complete ...
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What tool does yum use to download rpm packages from remote server?

My system is centos, and now I am installing packages using yum command. Updating for dependencies: apr-util i386 1.3.9-1.el5 lxcenter-updates 203 k gcc-gfortran ...
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Upgrading Node.JS from tarball of binares when yum-installed version already exists

On CentOS 6.3 64-bit, I've installed Node.JS version 0.6.18 using yum. I have an application that requires Node.JS v0.8.x. The currently stable version of Node.JS available is 0.8.7, which is ...
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Node.js from yum on Fedora fails to start with v8 symbol error

I installed the nodejs package on Fedora 16 this way: # yum install nodejs But it crashed on startup when run with no arguments: $ nodejs nodejs: ../src/handle_wrap.cc:65: static ...
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How do I create yum repo file?

I know there is a previously asked question, but I still have some doubts so asking again. How do I create a yum repo file? I know that in the /etc/yum.repos.d/ I have to create .repo file. Below ...
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How to install jdk with yum on Fedora 17?

I want to install jdk by yum on Federa 17 and using : su -c 'yum install java-1.6.0-openjdk' But it show "no available package". How can I do to install it ?
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deleting /bin entries in linux

I have installed CentOS. I want to remove bzip2, so I enter this command in the shell: yum remove bzip2 bzip2-libs Then nearly 500 packages were removed and I can't enter any command. For example: ...
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Is Yum (and YumEx) intended for use on Debian/Ubuntu systems, as well as CentOS systems?

I have been building C++ server applications for Linux, typically in a CentOS environment within a virtual machine. A while ago, when setting up my development environment in CentOS, I became ...
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under which directory can i find the packages installed using yum

where do the packages installed using the yum command go ? For example i installed some dependencies using the command : yum -y install kernel-devel kernel-headers Where can i find these installed ...
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What is the technical differences between “update” and “upgrade” with yum?

I frequently use the following when updating/upgrading RPM-based distros (CentOS, RHEL, and Fedora in my case): yum -y update && yum -y upgrade However, I'm not sure exactly how the two yum ...