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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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  • what does yum respond the moment it throws the error?
    – Diskilla
    Nov 10 '10 at 15:49
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If you're just looking for the /usr/bin/timeout command, it's part of the coreutils package on Fedora, which you should already have:

[user@box] yum provides *bin/timeout
Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit
...
coreutils-7.6-8.fc12.x86_64 : A set of basic GNU tools commonly used in shell scripts
Repo        : installed
Matched from:
Filename    : /usr/bin/timeout
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  • In my case the results of abowe command dont match :( [root@pclab1-62 doalarm-0.1.7]# yum provides *bin/timeout fedora 100% |=========================| 2.1 kB .... filelists.xml.gz 100% |=========================| 140 kB 00:00 filelists.sqlite.bz2 100% |=========================| 8.0 MB 03:32 filelists.sqlite.bz2 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00 netatalk.i386 : AppleTalk networking programs Although I have coreutils.i386 installed.
    – Rohit
    Jan 9 '10 at 11:52

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