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

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Download yum packages on Debian for an offline fedora20 system

I need to download YUM packages (namely java-1.7.0-openjdk, gstreamer-plugins-good, gstreamer-plugins-bad and gstreamer-plugins-ugly) for an offline Fedora 20 machine, and I'm working on a Debian 7. ...
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is it possible to install boost 1.55 on fedora 20 without breaking dependencies to existing boost 1.54?

I must switch from boost and boost-devel 1.54 to 1.55 due to a bug in 1.54 on a fedora 20 x86_64 machine and I wonder what's the preferred way. There are some packages that rely on boost ...
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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 tell yum I've moved countries?

I run a centos7 in a virtual machine on my laptop. I was working abroad for a month, and yum figured that out and changed the repositories that it checks (I don't know how that happened! Maybe I ...
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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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My Fedora Setup is gone due to accidental “yum upgrade”

How to roll back? I tried yum history undo 143 and yum --skip-broken history undo 143 and get the following errors. Important: All I care about is getting my kernel and custom graphics driver back to ...
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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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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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Memory Usage of `yum update`

I was updating a slightly out of date server with yum update and ran into memory issues. It appears that yum requires enough free RAM to download each package. Updating single packages was not a ...
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can't start biber(bibLaTex Compiler), although it is successful installed (fedora21)

solved Hey, i installed texlive-biblatex* , but strangly i cant start it, using "biber". $ biber bash: biber: Befehl nicht gefunden... Also i cant access the manpage for bibLaTeX: $ man ...
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package-cleanup --cleandupes fails to remove duplicates

I have an issue with duplicate packages installed on my Fedora machine: # package-cleanup --dupes Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit audit-2.3.3-1.fc20.x86_64 audit-2.3.2-1.fc20.x86_64 ...
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Cannot proceed with yum install due to Transaction Check Error

I am trying to run "yum install" on my server. Upon replying "y" to install all listed updates, I am getting this Transaction Check Error. Transaction Check Error: file ...
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Install latest vlc on centos 5.5

I am using Centos 5.5. When I try, yum install vlc I got vlc version 0.9.9a which is very old with lot of bugs. Is there a way to get the latest version of VLC? I have already tried yum update vlc ...
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How does YUM know of a software update of something I installed from a CD or download

Can YUM update software that I install from a CD? Let's say I install open office, run an installer. How is YUM aware of the location, updates for that software? thanks
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How to view the versions available in yum

I'm trying to find a specific version of node.js (npm) to install on a CentOS machine. I want a specific version so that new members of our team aren't all running different versions of node.js than ...
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yum epel depsolving problems when installing R

I am trying to install R on an old RHEL5 system. sudo yum install R reveals This system is receiving updates from RHN Classic or RHN Satellite. Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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Package `python-meld3` not found on Amazon Linux

I'm trying to install ajenti-v on an EC2 instance running Amazon Linux but I'm unable to. When I run sudo yum install -y ajenti-v I get the following errors: Error: Package: ...
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Can I do configuration when installing package using yum?

Some programs can let the user define where to put the log file instead of putting it into /var/log/xx. However /var/log/xx will be created because in installation yum does not give me any chance to ...
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Tuleap Full installation error

I'm having some trouble to make the full installation on RHEL 6.7 64-bit. After run the command yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge-extras tuleap-all, the install found lot o of dependencies: Error: ...
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“Couldn't resolved host repos.openvpn.net” while trying to install new packaged on redhat

I'm trying to install 7zip but keep getting this error $ sudo yum install install p7zip-full Loaded plugins: product-id, refresh-packagekit, security, subscription-manager This system is registered ...
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virtualbox stopped sharing mouse and clipboard between host OS and VM

I have virtualbox 4.3.28 installed on MS Windows, with CentOS installed in a VM inside virtualbox. For some time, I have been able to share the mouse and the clipboard between the host OS and the VM ...
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errno 14 could not open/read file ///repodata/repomd.xml

I have a Yum repository configured on my RHEL 6.4. By using the RHEL Custom Repository. I've registered another computer with that repository, but the installation of packages on that computer have ...
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yum dependency issue with releasever on some packages

I'm having an issue installing some software with yum, it shows a dependency issue even though all the packages are installed. I'm trying to install the redhead-lsb package. I get the following ...
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Changing behavior of RPM to use --excludepath by default

How do I change the config file of RPM such that any RPM operation defaults to using the --excludepath option ?
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Missing /opt/rocks/bin/python

I am new to using Rocks cluster. The rocks-devel package was deleted while doing a yum remove freetype Now when I'm trying to install rocks-devel-env-6.0-1.x86_64.rpm I'm getting an error ...
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Yum update fails [Errno -1] Metadata file does not match checksum (RedHat 5.11)

The server I'm working with is running the RedHat Entreprise : [root@xxxxxx ~]# lsb_release -irc Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseServer Release: 5.11 Codename: Tikanga I'm ...
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Trying to yum install ntfs-3g by borrowing mount space from a shared drive

I am working in Centos 6 in a linux partition in my computer, which seems to have insufficient space for my needs (less than 100Gb). I have a shared drive mounted with Tbs of space which I am trying ...
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force yum to install package with broken dependency

I want to install a package with yum, but get: $ sudo yum install python-Kivy-examples Loaded plugins: auto-update-debuginfo, langpacks, refresh-packagekit Setopt argument has no value: nodeps ...
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Sudo yum vs sudo apt-get

I used to be an Ubuntu user and recently installed Fedora on an old computer and I had to use yum instead of apt-get. What is the difference between yum and apt-get? Are there any benefits or ...
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Two rpms with the same prefix name on one repository

I am using CentOS, I have a local repository and I want to add mysql server and mysql cluster rpms on it so I added all required rpm and all dependencies. At client that added my repo list all rpm ...
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restore rpm to default installed version on RHEL

Is there a way to restore one single package back to the original version shipped with the RHEL OS? A YUM downgrade just downgrades the package to the previous version located on the repository and ...
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how to fix repair yum on redhat vm

I have a VM hosted on Bluehost. I am having trouble installing Xvfb with yum. Anything I try with yum ($ yum, $ yum install Xvfb, etc) gives the following error; CRITICAL:yum.cli:Config Error: Error ...
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Can't install a package with YUM

I've installed YUM 2.0.7. When I try yum install kernel-headers for example I get the following error: What should I do for a fix? P.S. I've installed version 2.0.7 of YUM because I'm required to ...
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Can't install php-fpm: dependency issues

I'm trying to install php-fpm for my nginx server. Trying to install through yum (yum --enablerepo=remi install php-fpm php-mysql), I get the next error: Error: Package: ...
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Installing credis via yum

i do not want to manually install packages. i can't seem to find credis on yum. i have tried yum search all enablerepo=epel credis too, but it does not return anything i'd want here- hiredis.i686 : A ...
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YUM and RPM crash due to the liblua-5.1 library being missing

I've been playing around with a LiveUsb install of basic Fedora with persistence. I attempted to install moonscript, which requires Lua and LuaRocks. After installing Lua and discovering there were ...
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Yum hangs on setting up package sacks

I'm having trouble with Yum installing postfix. I'm using yum on a trixbox/freepbx system and trying to get voicemail-to-email setup for VOIP Cisco phones in an office environment. Anyways I try ...
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yum install 389-ds (Directory Server) on Redhat Linux not working

I am trying to install 389-ds (Directory Server) on Redhat Linux. $ yum install 389-ds ... Could not retrieve mirrorlist ...
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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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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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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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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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which yum version can handle sha256 checksum

I am using redhat es 5.4, I add fedora 15 repo in yum.repos.d, the fedora 15 using sha256 to generate checksum. it seems the yum version I am using can't handle checksum generated with sha256. I am ...