Questions tagged [rpm]

.rpm is the file-format used by the RPM Package Manager (originally the Red Hat Package Manager), found primarily in Red Hat Linux and its derivatives.

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RPM installation error: failed dependencies

I'm trying to install an application on a GNU/Linux OS with RPM, however it keeps saying me that it's dependencies are failed: rpm -i sap-1.7.54-0.i686.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libncurses....
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Updating yum package does not install minimal version of required package

Installing pkg-a which Requires: pkg-common >= 1.1.0 does not update existing installed package pkg-common which is as version 1.0.0. pkg-a Spec Name: pkg-a Version: 2.3.4 Requires: pkg-common ...
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Permit RPM to install file over other RPM's file?

I know, "bad practice". In this case, suppose 2 RPMs which define which things should be installed onto a given server. RPM 1 wants to install config.json and RPM 2 wants to install it as ...
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Android x86 i686 version doesnt have a ISO

So, i'm trying to install android on a old laptop i have laying around, it runs on i686, when i go to the android x86 site the only file i can download is a RPM, only the 64 bit version has a iso, ...
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why rpm failed but yum worked for the same downloaded rpm

In order to install libpcap-devel offline, I used yum install -y --downloadonly --downloaddir=. libpcap-devel and got 2 rpm: libpcap-1.5.3-12.el7.x86_64.rpm libpcap-devel-1.5.3-12.el7.x86_64.rpm Then ...
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why there are missing rpms when installing the same rhel ISO on different machines

we have a very strange behavior after installing new machines with rhel 7.x ( FROM ISO INSTALLER ) we notice that rpm - libcgroup , isn't installed on the current new machines while before couple ...
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rhel servers + how to identify if yum Processes Hang? or rpm lock

we perform the following steps on rhel 7.x servers in our shell script in order to avoid situation of yum process hang we want to get opinion about if we can identify the yum hang problem and avoid by ...
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rhel + upgrade individual rpm's from rhel 7.1 to rhel 7.7 or batch upgrade of rpms

We have rhel 7.1 version server , with local repositories of rhel 7.1 ( with rpms’ from rhel 7.1 ) We want to replace the local repository with rpm’s of rhel 7.7 so we intend to Remove the local repo ...
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Using rpmbuild, how do you regenerate the rpm package without having to entirely rebuild?

How can I rebuild the rpm file specifically as opposed to going through the entire prep,build,install,check phases again? I've tried using the --noprep, --nocheck, --nobuild, etc flags to skip the ...
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yum + skip broker or exclude rpms

during yum update on one of our rhel 7.6 server we get the following error --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: libtirpc-devel-0.2.4-0.6.el7.x86_64 (installed) Requires: ...
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yum + Protected multilib + but rpm of i686 not installed

during yum upgrade we get the following errors Protected multilib versions: libcom_err-1.42.9-13.el7.i686 != libcom_err-1.42.9-16.el7.x86_64 Error: Protected multilib versions: lz4-1.7.5-2.el7....
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Is there a way to determine what the rpm file permissions should be?

I am working on hardening an instance of Fedora CoreOS and I am using OpenSCAP to perform a security scan to enumerate issues that need to be fixed. One of the issues is that some of the permissions ...
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which iso file to download in order to upgrade rhel from 7.2 to 7.6

we have 762 linux rhel servers with version 7.2 we want to upgrade all servers to rhel 7.6 but off-line ( without network ) from redhat site - https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/69/ver=/rhel--...
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Issue Installing JRE 9 on Kali Linux

I tried running the app burp suite, but I got an error saying that I needed the next version of JRE. I followed the instructions on this page: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/install/installation-jdk-...
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On Fedora - how do I find (configuration-)files which have been altered since installation?

I'm currently observing a problem with my onboard sound device (popular NUC device) and I found no fix for this yet. So I'm currently "hoping" I've made some modifications on some configuration file ...
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yum: Identifying Packages where Installed version-release is Newer than Repo version-release

I manage my RHEL 6 / 7 systems with yum pointed at a local repository that is a replica of the official repository from Red Hat. Other people have installed newer versions of some packages as follows:...
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yum + Multilib version problems found

we are installing now docker on rhel 7.2 version during yum install we see the following --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: found. This often means that the root cause is ...
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creating rpm for two different hardware systems on Mageia

I am trying to build rpm that will be installed in two different hardware devices. For each hardware , there are different files and commands that need to be done, I want the rpm to auto-detect the hw ...
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interpretation of yum error messages

I tried to upgrade php 5 to php 7 on CentOS6 but failed with errors like this: --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: php-mcrypt-5.3.3-5.el6.x86_64 (epel) Requires: php(api) ...
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How to set user/group/mode for directory created with `install -D`

When installing a file with the -D option to include creation of parent directories, how do you specify the user, group, and mode to use for the created directories? This is in the context of an RPM ...
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How can I upgrade rpm on Centos 7 offline?

I'm trying to install python modules on centos 7 and python2-setuptools-45.2.0-1.noarch requires rpmlib(PayloadIsZstd) <= 5.4.18-1 I have so far installed epel-release-latest-7.noarch by ...
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yum - unexpected dependency

Platform: CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core) I'm trying to download a set of rpm files for an offline installation. I have one master RPM that lists a set of dependencies. using a command like this ...
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Removed rpm symlink from bin/rpm

I have accidentally removed the symlink to /bin/rpm from my Centos7 installation. Now the rpm command is not working. Does anyone know how to fix this one or how to add this again as symlink ?
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rpmrebuild creates broken SPEC file

rpmrebuild seems to create a broken SPEC file, even if I don't actually change anything. I do the following: [build@admin slurm]$ EDITOR=emacs rpmrebuild -enp slurm-19.05.5-1.el7.src.rpm Do you ...
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RHEL yum Package Installation from Repository of Differing Release Number

I have two RHEL machines. One runs RHEL 6.9, and the other runs RHEL 7.7. I have access to local copies of both the RHEL 6.9 and the RHEL 7.7 repositories. This is the only repository access I have. ...
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Troubles with Python and YUM on CentOS 7.5

I have a problem with yum istallation. Yum needs Python: rpm -i yum-3.2.29-81.el6.centos.noarch.rpm error: Failed dependencies: python(abi) = 2.6 is needed by yum-3.2.29-81.el6.centos.noarch ...
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Query packages installed after action

I'm trying to find out which packages have been installed by a script on CentOS7 which uses yum, so I can later download as rpms to install it on a similar machine offline. I've come up with some ...
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What is the effect of rpm scriplets returning 1?

According to the RPM documentation, the %pre, %post, %preun and %postun scriptlets must return 0 for the (un)installation proceeds. (1) But what is the effect of one of those scriptlets returning a ...
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getting the error “Medium without key” while installing my rpm from my repo

O.S: Mageia 5 Problem: I build rpm , sign it and add it to my private repo. I exported my key using the command gpg --export -a 'MY NAME' > RPM-GPG-KEY-pmanager I took this key and imported it ...
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RPM failing to install on RHEL

I am trying to install an RPM package on RHEL7. I am getting the following error; Fri Aug 30 05:36:55 UTC 2019--> Start Installing downloaded package... file /etc/rc.d from install of abc....
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Can I build an rpm package that owns a file it does not install?

I have a situation where I need to create a configuration file filled with default values on initial startup of my application. This is not a typical configuration file where we care deeply about any ...
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RPM Spec file diagnostics

I'm writing a spec file and getting slightly unexpected results when I install the rpm. I'd like to see what the install process thinks it's doing. Contrived example, suppose I have: %install ...
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How can I get a list of installed centos packages by only reading from the filesystem?

I am writing a tool for analyzing images and have full access to an image's filesystem. I want to produce a list of all installed packages with name and version info. However, I do not want to ...
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How to build Kazoo RPM files from source code?

I am experimenting with kazoo and wanted to install it from source code. I am able to generate a deployable release but i am not able to build rpm from it. I heard that spec file is needed to build ...
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dnf in Fedora 27 is throwing a python error

I am looking to upgrade from Fedora 27 however, DNF has broken somehow. $ dnf upgrade Traceback (most recent call last): File "/bin/dnf", line 58, in <module> main.user_main(sys.argv[1:], ...
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dnf has lost track of an installed package

Despite that vim is installed on my Fedora 29 system, the command dnf search vim-common returns "No matches found." In contrast, the ...
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Dose rpms that ended with .i386 can fit also for linux 64Bit

we have linux redhat 7.3 [root@master install_zone]# uname -r 3.10.0-327.el7.x86_64 [root@master install_zone]# uname -a Linux master.sys65.com 3.10.0-327.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Oct 29 17:29:29 EDT ...
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yum transaction error when trying to install RPM built from RPM spec file

I use a meta package to manage software and common dependencies across several lab systems, and until today, this has worked great. However, after a recent build every RPM spec file directive to copy ...
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Yum install dependencies on RHEL

Trying to install openssl-devel for keepalived-1.4.5 on RHEL7.4. after sudo yum install openssl-devel I'm getting ...<Processing Dependencies> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package ...
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Linux, Fedora. Auto-install all software to a new machine from RPM list?

What is the best way to produce an rpm list on one machine, and then use it to auto-install all that software onto a new machine? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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yum broken when I interrupt updating nss-softokn-freebl-3.36.0-5.el7_5.x86_64

My system is centos7. [root@centos7 caiyiheng]# uname -a Linux centos7 3.10.0-229.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Mar 6 11:36:42 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux My system run in a virtualbox. When I ...
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Paprefs for CentOS

Has anyone been successful in installing paprefs on either CentOS 6 or CentOS 7? I tried to unpack the rpm at https://centos.pkgs.org/7/nux-dextop-x86_64/paprefs-0.9.10-8.el7.nux.x86_64.rpm.html, but ...
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Offline RPM package install, with Windows

I need to install packages with yum on a CentOS machine I have. This CentOS server is not connected to the Internet because of my organization policy, but I do have a Windows server that is connected ...
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How to do RPM package signature verification in Windows?

I’m trying to do GPG signature validation to Centos 7 RPM files that I have downloaded. They are validated during the first download, but I am trying to another validation after they have been ...
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Cannot use Red Hat Optional channel with yum: repomd.xml not found

I need to install some packages that are in the optional repository channel of RHEL (like libtiff). I followed this instructions, but when I try to yum update I get this error: The issue is similar ...
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What kind of packaging system used by arch-linux?

What kind of packaging system used/recommended by Arch-based distributions? Is it possible to use pre-compiled archives like deb or rpm on Arch-based distributions?
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/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/rpm/_rpm.so: undefined symbol: rpmpkgVerifySigs

My first time here to ask question. Hope my question could help more friends after solved. Base: System Version: CentOS 7.2 64 bit Problem: Wrongly remove python that comes with the system. And ...
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RHEL 7 “rpm”, “yum” comment not found

I have newly installed RHEL 7 and while trying to install some package I got error "yum command not found" and same for rpm as well.
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Update Fedora (25 =>26) Error GPG key install

I try to update Fedora 25 to 26 ]# dnf system-upgrade download --refresh --releasever=26 After uploading packages get a question for add GPG key. попередження: /var/lib/dnf/system-upgrade/kernel-...
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Installing MySQL on Red Hat Linux on the remote server without internet using pre-downloaded RPM packages

I am trying to install MySQL on the Red Hat Linux remote server without the internet. Problem is : Can't use internet on the server (so cant use 'yum install ..' commands) Solution found: To pre-...

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