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

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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 ...
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How to view history of Yum commands (update, install, remove)?

I'm seeing some errors in my apache logs and they may (or may not) be related to some packages that I recently installed/removed using Yum. Is there a way to view the history of Yum packages that ...
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rpm installation error

I'm trying to install an RPM compat-db-4.1.25-9 on oracle linux enterprise, since it's required to install WebCenter...however the rpm installation is throwing a warning and then not working ...
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Is there a list of programs for yum

Basically I would like to know if there's is an actual web page that can be searched for the programs available under yum. I have yumex and I've tried using it but its super slow to search (sometimes ...
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How to uninstall software in Linux

how to uninstall software in linux. I am facing issues installing No machine setup(NX)
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What is the difference between yum, apt-get, rpm, ./configure && make install?

I am new to Linux and am running CentOS. I have come across four ways to update or install software. So far, I've seen: yum install [program] apt-get install [program] rpm -i [program].rpm wget ...
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Why do need to configure repositories for installing chrome in Fedora?

What am I exactly doing by following instructions here? Why just yum install chromium not work without doing this?
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How to check what packages are installed on a RHEL5 system?

A command that can be run by an unprivileged user is preferred.
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Problems installing yum

I did make install on the yum package downloaded from here. After the installation was done, if I do yum I am getting yum: Command not found. What should I do?
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How do I install timeout package in fedora?

I can't find a way to install the timeout package using yum, just as I could using apt-get on Ubuntu.
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F11— skipping specific packages on auto-software-update

I recently upgraded my F9 to F11, which went smoothly and has been great-- with the exception of Amarok (which at v1.4 is an OUTSTANDING music program-- I like it MUCH better then iTunes). F11 ...
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What is the cleanest way to upgrade Fedora and also my individual installs while keeping /home?

I am a professional programmer, using Fedora 10 (and a host of other packages individually installed). I use my system to telecommute. Every year or so, I go through the ritual dance, usually with a ...
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fedora12, yum not releasing “lock” after performing an action

This problem has been occurring quite frequently recently and I can't seem to find a way of preventing it. Whenever I perform an action with yum such as to install or remove software, it appears to ...
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Fedora yum repositories?

Greetings all, I come from Debian world and I installed Fedora 12 in my Macbook Pro. When I try to install software , I noticed that I cant find the huge software list which had in Debian. (first ...
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Yum commands cheat sheet for Macports users

What are the equivalent yum commands of the following MacPorts port commands? search self-update installed (list) outdated (list) Are some things completely different from MacPorts?
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How To install [lshw] command on XenServer 5.5?

I have to collect hardware information from my hardware, especially the Hard Disk. So I need to use the Linux command-line lshw in order to have what I want.
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How do you track which packages were installed on Fedora (Linux)?

(This question is very similar to 6338. It was suggested that it be split from it as Fedora and Ubuntu/Debian are different enough to warrant different answers.) As I use any Fedora setup I ...
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How does yum dependency resolution work?

If multiple packages satisfy a dependency for a package being installed, how does yum choose which one to automatically install? Can I force it to let me pick?
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Installing a specific package version with yum

I have a Fedora system with Postgres version 8.3 and I want to downgrade to 8.2 because of a compatibility issue. I've been using yum for everything, but it's my first time with this package manager, ...