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

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Upgrading glibc in centos 6.6

My server is using glibc-2.12.x. when I install certain packages it gives an error.Dependency not found glibc-2.14 or above is required.When I try using yum install glibc* it says server is already ...
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CentOS 7 cannot allocate memory during a “yum install” operation

Try to yum install php56w-mcrypt and system gave me this error libmcrypt-2.5.8-13.el7.x86_64: [Errno 5] [Errno 12] Cannot allocate memory php56w-mcrypt-5.6.5-1.w7.x86_64: [Errno 5] [Errno 12] Cannot ...
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How to install/activate yum on minimal Centos 7

I have a centos 7 minimal VM on AWS in my bash shell I can use wget or yum or tar. How do I install yum? P.S I managed to get yum-3.4.3.tar.gz on the machine via git
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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 configure Yum to update from self-hosted repository

I've been looking for help on this question for a while now- I have a redhat instance (which I'll call "A"), that I would like to use as a repository for updates, rather than the redhat-subscription-...
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xenserver 6.5/centos 5.10 parted/glibc upgrade missing dependency that is not missing

I cannot seem to find the official best way to get round this issue: $ yum --enablerepo=base --disablerepo=citrix install parted Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached ...
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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 to list existing *and* latest yum package versions?

I'd like to compare the versions of outdated packages with their latest versions. This technically does the job, but the code is non-trivial: yum list updates --quiet 2>/dev/null | tail --lines=+2 ...
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Yum error when trying to install remi repo

New installation of CentOS 7.2 with Apache 2.4.6. Trying to install the remi repo so that I can upgrade to PHP 5.6 (yum only provides 5.4). When trying to install the repo from an rpm, I get the ...
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CentOS 7.2: Yum repo configuration fails

Fresh install of CentOS 7.2.1511. Server was originally configured with Network Manager and yum was working fine. Recently disabled Network Manager and configured network with traditional service (/...
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Install OpenCV in CentOS

I am trying to install OpenCV in CentOS 6. When I run the command [root@cosmas opt]# sudo yum install libtiff4-dev libjpeg-dev libjasper-dev it returned the follow: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, ...
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zypper or yast unable to install third-party RPM from local repository

I am using a SLES11 SP4 machine, and trying to install an RPM from local yum repository. All other RPMs which are provided by SUSE and copied in my local repository installs fine like mysql, samba etc....
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Yum conflict error after Tuleap install on Centos

I did a basic full install of Tuleap on Centos 6.7 about a month ago. I'm now getting an error tuleap-plugin-git-gitolite3-4.153-1.el6.noarch has installed conflicts tuleap-plugin-git: tuleap-plugin-...
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How can i install tomboy on CentOS 7?

I downloaded tomboy-1.15.4-9.fc23.x86_64.rpm. During installation,with this command yum --nogpgcheck localinstall tomboy-1.15.4-9.fc23.x86_64.rpm or rpm -i tomboy-1.15.4-9.fc23.x86_64.rpm I ...
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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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Where are the rpm files after installation using yum?

I'm using Red Hat 5.4. I have installed a package using yum the package was wireshark. However, after it has installed. Where can I find the rpm package? I would like to locate the actual wireshark....
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Automatic updates for Oracle Java Runtime on CentOS

I'm a longtime user of Ubuntu and use webupd8 repository to install and automatically update my Oracle JRE on Ubuntu. Is there something similar that enables me to do the same on CentOS 7 (or RHEL)? ...
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“sudo yum install nginx” throws “Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository”

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 http://nginx.org/packages/rhel/latest/...
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yum install updates up to a specific date

Is there a way to run yum update, but have it only install packages up to a certain date? An update that took place overnight (as it does everynight), caused issues, and now after reloading CentOS, I ...
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Why does yum update fail in CentOS 6.4?

I am using CentOS 6.4 in a corporate lab, and the yum update fails with the below error: I am able to access the same repositories through the browser. [root@LAB1 ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: ...
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YUM crashed due to library missing

I tried to remove stock Lua and build my own one, so I tried: yum remove lua But too many dependencies on the package and it does not allow me to remove it so I used rpm instead: rpm -r --nodeps --...
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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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How to install gcc 5+ on centos

I use CentOs 5 machine which has gcc 4.1.2. I want to try out few C++14 features and would like to install gcc 5 in a non default location. What is the best way to approach this? For example, for gcc ...
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Switch from DNF to Yum (Fedora 22)

I just installed Fedora 22 and - much to my surprise/anger - I found that yum has been replaced by DNF. I don't want DNF, no matter how superior it is compared to yum - how can I completely switch ...
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Yum repo on cifs mount

What I want to do Build my yum/dnf repository on a cifs share. Long version My windows server is my main file server, and I store my Support/Platforms/Korora22/ directory there for the time being. ...
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How to install perl in RHEL 7?

I use RHEL 7.2 and want to install perl. Executing yum install perl, it outputs the following: # yum install perl ...... Total size: 11 M Total download size: 8.0 M Installed size: 36 M Is this ok [...
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Dependency resolution error when updating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

I am running yum update on RHEL6 Workstation as I have always done in the past but it fails: Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is something else and ...
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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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What is the name of the google-chrome package for use with yum?

I”m using the following version of Linux [davea@mydevbox mydir]$ uname -a Linux mydevbox.mydomain.com 1.3.8-18.52.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Mar 16 17:15:34 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I’m ...
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Yum repo with python 2.6 on Centos7

I need to run Nodejs 4 on a CentOS 7 machine. I have a limited internet access on this machine and basically can only hit Yum repositories (I can add new ones). Since Nodejs 4 is not available even in ...
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How to Install gcc 4.7.x/4.8.x on CentOS

What would be the easiest way to install gcc 4.7.x/4.8.x on a system with CentOS 6.2+? The default RPM package contains an older version of gcc.
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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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Adding --no-check-certificate to yum repositories

I have added virtio-win.repo according to this guide. The content of /etc/yum.repo.d/virtio-win.repo is now [virtio-win-stable] name=virtio-win builds roughly matching what was shipped in latest ...
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Where does yum save the rpm's it downloads?

Is there a temporary folder I can find the RPM's that yum downloads to install programs? During an installation yum shows the exact name of the RPM file but I don't know how to find it. How can I ...
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Is using protected_multilib with yum a bad thing?

I have a case where I would like to install multiple versions of a package installed side-by-side. The rpms have been crafted such that the paths of the files are different - so there should be no ...
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Finding oldest packages that satisfy dependencies

I need a way to determine which packages would need to be installed to satisfy the dependencies for a package. At the moment, I'm doing: repoquery -R --resolve <package> but I need the ...
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How can i create a yum repositoy that points to online servers?

I am getting error like http://ftp.iitm.ac.in/centos/7.2.1511/os/x86_64/repodata/9b838fdcbdb8321433aa7d87eb6b0b4603fdb9e754ee2adeb6b0d3329ac03ec0-filelists.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404 - ...
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How does zypper carry out whatprovides (wp) queries?

A kind soul pointed out to me here that yum uses sqlite databases for it's whatprovides queries. I was looking for a similar alternative for SuSE and got to know about Zypper. However I wasn't able to ...
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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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Using DNF or YUM to install updates in Fedora 23

Im using Fedora version 23 (latest upgrade and upates). Currently to receive the updates, I use: su -c 'yum update' This works fine, but I get: yum command has been deprecated, redirecting to '/...
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How do I find out which repository a package was installed from in CentOS?

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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Prevent uninstalling phpmyadmin when uninstalling php

I have a centos 6 server and i want to upgrade my php version from 5.4 to 5.5 but as far as i know i need to uninstall version 5.4 first (most guides say so at least), when i type yum remove php-...
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how to resolve libx265 dependency issue on CentOS7?

I'm trying to run a # yum update On my system and I'm getting the following message: --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: ffmpeg-libs-2.6.5-1.el7.nux.x86_64 (@nux-dextop) ...
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Use yum to select all but some packages that begin with texlive

I want to install all packages that begin with texlive- but without installing those that contain doc in their name. How can I do this using yum?
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yum install simplescreenrecorder (No package simplescreenrecorder available.)

yum install simplescreenrecorder Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centos-hn.viettelidc.com.vn * extras: centos-hcm.viettelidc.com.vn * ...
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How to solve Kernel discrepancy

I am running Centos 7, when I tried to upgrade the kernel or check the version it shows me an older version running. Yet it seems the newer one is in place and installed. Any idea how to fix this ...
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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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Need Information about “Package Update Process”

When i issue the command "yum update" as root under CentOS, all updates will be installed. But what exactly happens during the update process. I am asking myself how a package gets updated. For ...
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yum not working in Cent-OS

I install fresh Cent-OS 7 but when i want to update or get new packages i get this error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks One of the configured repositories failed (Unknown), and yum ...
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Linux YUM: How to update ONLY packages with the size less than specified amount?

I am Using Centos 7 and having limited Internet at home, My Question is how can i update only those packages which cent yum asks to update with the size less than 5MB for example? (And I mean by ...