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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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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Error unable to find the package name called v8-devel on RHEL8

I am trying to install v8-devel rpm package on RHEL 8.1 but unable to find it in all repositories of RHEL as well as in EPEL. I tried all the possibilities as shown below: yum install v8-devel yum ...
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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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Broken Yum installation?

0 I tried to update my CentOS on my server using yum update but I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/yum", line 4, in <module> import yum File "/...
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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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Need plpython3u rpm for Postgres 9.6.14 on CentOS 7

I have been trying to find the rpm for plpython3u for Postgres 9.6.14 on CentOS 7. Is there an equivalent version that can be installed? Please let me know. Thanks, Murali.
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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 to ...
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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 found all rpm's dependencies when upgrading kernel

we have redhat OS 7.2 , kernel 3.10.0-327 we want to upgrade the minor kernel version to kernel 3.10.0-514 for now we have the following kernel rpm kernel-3.10.0-514.26.2.el7.x86_64.rpm bu when we ...
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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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How to download all rpm dependencies independent from platform running

How to download all rpm (not installed) dependencies without rpm itself. Independent from platform running - download dependency if its installed anyway.
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What happened to rpm files in /usr/share doc?

Why does rpm list files for the statsd package that are not actually installed on the system? [root@98f5b00e34c9 /]# rpm -ql statsd | grep /usr/share/doc/statsd\$ ...
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Fix broken rpm on CentOS

I get the following error when I type rpm: rpm: error while loading shared libraries: librpm-4.3.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory How could this library have gone ...
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.rpm location on Fedora 26?

I downloaded an .rpm file to my ~/Downloads directory and successfully installed it by double clicking on it: Software opened and I could click on 'Install'. Simple and very convenient, but I would ...
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Is it possible to download rpm files in Fedora for offline usage? (See description)

I have a Fedora-installed PC which is disconnected from internet (and there's nothing I can do about it). So I want to download rpm files for various softwares on another PC and then install them ...
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My own rpm doesn't execute %install sequence

I built for the first time a RPM package. This RPM is a packaged front-end app, and the install only needs to move the app files and do a nginx restart. This is my spec file: Name: my-...
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What is the last part of rpm package release field?

Example 1: using yum info vim-enhanced I get this: Name : vim-enhanced Arch : x86_64 Epoch : 2 Version : 7.4.629 Release : 5.el6_8.1 Size : 2.2 M Repo : ...
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what does these two fields of package info really mean?

using CentOS 6.8, when I type yum install tcpdump, system outputs: Package 14:tcpdump-4.0.0-11.20090921gitdf3cb4.2.el6.x86_64 already installed and latest version This long piece of string didn't ...
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What does “own” mean in Linux “rpm” command manual

I read the manual for rpm in CentOS and found the following sentence: -f <filename> — queries the RPM database for which package owns <filename>. When specifying a file, specify the absolute ...
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Is extracting files on %post when installing an RPM a good practice?

I'm creating an RPM to distribute a conda environment and I came up with this solution: I was able to do it. Here's my .spec file from a Stackexchange answer. Summarizing: I use the install phase ...

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