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

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Install GNU-Classpath without Jack/Gnome/Xinerama and other “bloat”

I need (desperately) to install GNU-Classpath on a console-only VPS to run a small java server. Due to incompatibilities with OpenVZ, I can't get the normal java VM to run. I have the normal VM ...
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CentOS 6.0 yum audacity dependency

I'm trying to install audacity on centos using yum and I cant force yum to resolve all dependencies, here's what i got, can someone help me with it (when I download the rpm file and click-installit i ...
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fedora14 yum update issue

I've just installed fedora 14 and added two repositories from rpmforge and dag. When I use yum update I get the following error after some processing. Error: Package: libcurl-7.21.0-10.fc14.i686 ...
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Yum : searching for a package with binary name

Is there a way to search a package using the binary name. for example I want to find rpm package for command "ls" then it should be coreutils-6.9-10.4.i586 for example.
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How to Set up External yum repositories?

I am new to linux, I am trying to download package using yum, but looks like external repositories are not configured. how to setup yum to download packages from external repositories. I am using ...
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How to use yum to reinstall all dependencies of a given package?

So I have a package that I am pretty sure that I removed part of one of its dependencies when removing something(as in rm). Long story. Basically what I want to do is have yum re-install the package ...
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How do I upgrade PHP on CentOS and Kloxo?

I need to upgrade PHP so that I can upgrade joomla on my dedicated server. I have: kloxo 6.1.6 php-5.2.17-1 Linux CentOS-55-64-minimal 2.6.18-194.32.1.el5 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I searched ...
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How do I get yum to see updates to a local repo without cleaning cache?

I have set up a local yum repository which I use to install test builds. For the testing purposes, my packages are versioned by <svn version number>.<date>.<time> (e.g. ...
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Why do I get “Failed to set locale, defaulting to C” when using yum?

Every time I run yum install or yum update, I get Failed to set locale, defaulting to C and then other information. How can I avoid getting this warning?
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CentOS - How do I find out which repository a package was installed from?

When you use yum info to find details for a selected package, it lists the repo as "installed". That's all well and good, but for installed packages, I want to know which repository it is installed ...
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Yum- disable database update on package install

I'm using Fedora 15 and every time I try to install something with yum, yum tries to update the repository database. For most people this would be great and handy, but I'm stuck behind super slow ...
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Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit

I'm trying to install wireshark on Fedora(latest version with gnome3) and I keep getting the error. Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit... I keep killing the ...
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How to update yum in Fedora

I am using Fedora 12 and I have Firefox 3.5, but I want to upgrade it to Firefox 5.0 version using yum. However, when I do that it says that no updates are available because my yum repository is old. ...
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Can't install subversion over yum

How to install using yum ? Because when I tried this : yum install gcc gmake make libcpp libgcc libstdc++ gcc4 \ gcc4-c++ gcc4-gfortran subversion ruby ncurses-devel -y Subversion did not install ...
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How to fix CentOS 5.5 update dependency?

It always has this problem. --> Finished Dependency Resolution perl-AnyEvent-5.240-1.el5.rf.noarch from rpmforge has depsolving problems --> Missing Dependency: perl(Net::SSLeay) >= 1.33 ...
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Amazon Linux AMI release 2010.11.1 corresponds to which RHEL version (4/5/6)?

I am using the default Amazon Linux AMI in an EC2 instance - Amazon Linux AMI release 2010.11.1. I can see that it's a Redhat based system, but after trying many tools (/etc/issues, uname -a, ...
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Alternatives to Gentoo Prefix?

Are there any package managers that: work without root privileges, and install packages at a custom location (similar to ./configure --prefix), and install stable packages (unlike Gentoo Prefix ...
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how to fix yum errors on my RHEL 5.3 box

I am getting errors when I try to install any package on my RHEL 5.3 linux box. I've previously installed mc(midnight commander) using yum but recently it started failing. How can I fix it ? thank ...
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How to install Ruby on RHEL 5.3

I am trying to install the latest Ruby on RHEL 5.3 with the following: [root@anjanb logs]# yum install ruby-full Repository engineering-update is listed more than once in the configuration Repository ...
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How to get list of dependencies of non-installed RPM package?

apt-cache show <package> shows also it's dependencies. yum info <package> does not show dependencies, but it obviously know them. How to ask yum for dependencies of specified package?
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How to find out which app yum installs?

I want to install screen and i think i could do yum install screen but i thought i could be smart and run a search first yum search all screen and here is the problem, this results in a huge ...
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Can someone explain the kernel\* in this command?

yum list installed kernel\* I don't understand how this would differ from "kernel*", or why the backslash is necessary.
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How do I downgrade packages easily with Yum?

Apparently, Fedora's yum has the ability to downgrade. I find this useful because abhorrently they feel they need to break NetworkManager on a stable upgrade. In multiple ways. How do I downgrade ...
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ionCube - Works on CLI but not with HTTP

-- I've tried this question on server fault without much success, maybe i'll be more lucky here, I'll delete the original if I can get an answer here -- I'm trying to install ionCube loader on a ...
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What are the advantages of a group package in yum over an rpm that depends on everything else?

On our local repository, we'd like to create a "product" install that includes all of our packages. The two ways that seem possible to do this is do create a "blank" package called 'product' that ...
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where is the repository for yum in Fedora 15 (beta)?

I just installed a pre-GA version of Fedora 15 and yum repolist is OK I want to install software via yum. yum can find the desired package, but when downloading, yum reports HTTP Error 404 Not Found ...
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If i use Yum to install a specific version of python, does that overwrite my current python or install an additional version?

I'm trying to install a specific version of python. I will be using yum install python26. My question is, does that upgrade the current python installed on the machine or does it install the new ...
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How to install yum on my centOs 4 that doesn't have any rpm utility or build-essentials?

I am trying to install yum utility on my centos 4 system that doesn't have any rpm utility or build-essentials
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yum install a particular version

I am currently using centOS 5.2 I want to install php 5.3.3. how do I install using yum?
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From where can I install Firefox with all other dependencies?

OS is Fedora Core 3 i368, yum repository is remi. When I try to install Firefox from the above repository, yum install firefox*, the error says that missing dependencies and provides a list of ...
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Where can I find out where a package has been installed to?

Fedora 14 xfce I have installed a package using yum install package-name. However, I can't seen to find out where it has been installed to. Is there any command that will tell me what directory the ...
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How do you Install php-mysql on CentOS

if i try to install php-mysql I get the following error... not sure how to recover from it to get MySQL and the PHP MySQL module up and running [12:51]~> yum install php-mysql Loaded plugins: ...
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yum install php-tidy - no more mirrors

Hi im trying to get the tidy extensions installed on centos running php 5.3 Thanks Downloading Packages: http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/centos/5/x86_64/php-tidy-5.3.5-1.w5.x86_64.rpm: [Errno 14] HTTP ...
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Install GNU Emacs GUI in Fedora

I've installed the "emacs" package from yum, but typing emacs at the terminal doesn't launch the GUI version. I was under the impression it installed by default, and emacs -nw would be used for the ...
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How do I add a apt-get repository without editing /etc/apt/sources.list?

I want to add a repository to apt-get (without potentially messing up /etc/apt/sources.list) through the user of a script. This script may run multiple times so I can't just append the entry each ...
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Getting the package name that contains a library that I need

Fedora 14 I recently went to install some software using the source files. When I ran the command ./configure I got a message saying that No package gthread-2.0 not found After searching the ...
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Install wine on RHEL with Yum

I'm trying to install Wine on Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Yum, but it's not in the RHEL repository. How can I install RHEL via Yum? I'm pretty sure there may be other repositories out there ...
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Clean up the yum cache after upgrading Fedora 13 to 14

I updated from Fedora 11 to Fedora 13, and then to Fedora 14. My disk space has been decreasing and I've noticed that /var/cache/yum/i386/13/updates occupies 800M I've run the following: yum clean ...
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Fedora 14 update problem

I'm having this problem with Fedora 14 update for last couple of weeks.. when I run yum update I get the following result: > Running rpm_check_debug ERROR with > rpm_check_debug vs depsolve: ...
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How much space do I need to upgrade my desktop from Fedora13 to Fedora14 [closed]

I want to use yum. It will download package from repositories. I know it depends on packages that I have installed. How could I calculate the space needed ?
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How to install ffmpeg through yum

Anyone knows the trick? And how to install ffmpeg ? yum install mpeg only returns this: ======================================================================================== Matched: mpeg ...
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problem in fedora 14 update

hello all i try run this yum update command but i got this error , Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Adding en_US to language list google ...
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Fedora 13 - No module named yum

This is driving me bananas! After a recent update in Fedora 13 64bit, my yum is gone: $> yum update There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading ...
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Linux Install Gcc

I am new to linux and I am setting up a Linux-64 bit for programming in C++ and I want to install the gcc.x86_64 and gcc-C++.x86_64. I use command yum install the two packages. However, half way ...
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Yum Error Installing Git from kernel.org Repo

I want to install the latest version of Git using yum and the RPM repository on kernel.org, but adding the repo to yum.repos.d causes yum to fail with checksum errors. The prevailing solution to ...
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View Configuration File Changes With RPM or Yum

How do I view the changes made to package configuration files (installed using rpm/yum)? I created a FreeRadius server that does MAC Authentication, and I just want to get the lines that I have ...
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Fedora 12 update dependency problems with firefox

I'm trying to update my system which is usually a fairly routine thing. However, today, I ran update, it installed everything, and thunderbird segfaulted on launch. Bemused, I downgraded it. It ...
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Why Doesn't Yum Clean Up Orphaned Packages?

I recently used Yum (on Fedora 13) to install xmms2. It found some dependencies and installed those as well. Immediately after I installed xmms2, I performed yum erase xmms2, but it uninstalled only ...
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In yum, what is presto?

When I do a yum install or a yum update, sometimes I get this Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit telling me that the packages are being updated. What is presto?
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Fedora Werewolf - offline yum updates

I have an off-network machine that is running Fedora 8 Werewolf with kernel 2.6.22.18 and I need to get Linux headers installed on it. How do I do this when the machine can not be hooked to the ...