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How can I set default versions of MySQL, Postgres, Apache, etc. prior to installing anything from ports in FreeBSD?

When I install software from ports on a FreeBSD system, sometimes rather outdated versions of Apache/MySQL/Perl/etc are installed as dependencies. Is there any way to set the versions of these ports ...
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How do I get apt-get to ignore some dependencies?

How do I make apt-get ignore some dependencies? For example, I wanted to install mailx so I can use it to send email from cron scripts/report-generating tools. However, installing mailx also installs ...
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Missing Dependency Errors when Installing OpenVas Server

I'm trying to install OpenVAS on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5. I've successfully run yum install openvas-client, but yum install openvas-server prints the following errors: --> Finished Dependency ...
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What depends on glibc.i686 — yum

yum is skipping certain packages because of glibc.i686. What I want to know is what is using glibc.i686 ( which I guess is the source of the failure ) ? sudo yum -y update --skip-broken [sudo] ...
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Managing Internal Yum Repository Groups

What is the best method for handling yum groups dependencies? For example, take this comps.xml file <comps> <group> <id>production</id> ...
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Handling FreeBSD package upgrades using pkg_add

I'm trying to use FreeBSD's pkg_add command to install and upgrade binary packages in a build-once-install-on-multiple-machines sort of scenario. It works well when installing a new package, but ...
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How do you find dependencies when installing software?

In software installation tutorials, they always have a long list of dependencies. How do they find those dependencies? For example, I'm starting on a fresh Ubuntu server, following directions to ...
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yum depsolving problems - package already installed?

In trying to do a 'yum update' I've started to hit the following error on a number of my systems: --> Running transaction check --> Processing Dependency: freetype = 2.2.1-28.el5_5 for package: ...
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Is there any suggestions if I want a dependency tool?

Our company adopt Perforce to realize code control. So we have to download all packages needed from P4 server. The major Linux distributions we use are RedHat and Ubuntu. Now we need a dependency ...
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How to list RPM dependencies?

Our production server is running CentOS release 5.2 (Final). How do I see/get/list all the dependencies of an already installed RPM package? For example: SQLite v3.3.6 is already installed in the ...
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What tool for tracking application/db/service installations and dependencies?

In our organisation, we have 4 layers of environments (DEV, INT, UAT, PROD). In each layer there are 1-3 sets of the following SOA environment (one per GUI application project): Around 5-10 ...
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General procedures and tips for solving dependency problems (Debian, Lenny)

I'm more or less as good a sysadmin as my serverfault rep mirrors. I have to upgrade a Debian (lenny) server with Plesk control panel. Plesk is supposed to manage that but the upgrade over the control ...
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Error when trying to install iRedMail

I'm trying to install iRedMail mail server, but when I run the installation script, I get the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-common: Conflicts: ...
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Install Package dependencies separately over Cloud

Install Package dependencies separately over Cloud Hi all, I am working on a project that sets up packages on the cloud. For example, If i want to setup Drupal, i need seperate machines to maintain ...
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Checking deb dependencies against the current system

I know I can list the .deb's dependencies using dpkg --info, but is there any automated way to check those dependencies against the current system? What I'm interested in, the status: whether the ...
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Which RPM fixes this failed RedHat dependency?

Problem I'm installing an RPM on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 and it fails with the following error: error: Failed dependencies: rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) <= 4.4.6-1 is needed by vspd-1/43-rsmu.i586 ...
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not able to install g++ and gcc on debian

I want to use directadmin as my web control panel and it needs several packages like g++ , gcc and etc... as usuall I started to type apt-get install g++ and there problems start : dependecy ...
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Linux says a kernel module has an unknown symbol, but another loaded module provides it

I'm trying to install a driver for a USB DAQ box, which annoyingly, I have to compile myself. I believe I've succeeded -- I have two .ko files: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 45271 2010-03-18 21:24 ...
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Error while installing safesquid

When i try to install safesquid i get error message "libldap_r.so.2 => not found", How can i solve it ? I am using RHEL 5 I installed squid 2.6 stable
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Dependencies from a .deb file

Given just a .deb file, how do I get the list of dependencies?
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Can't install because of missing/broken (virtual) packages

First: I come from stackoverflow - I'm a programmer, not a sysadmin. Please be understanding of my ineptitude with these matters; I'll try to be as precise as possible (retagging and re-titling may ...
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Is there a minimal php5ts.dll?

I've completed my web app and am using mongoose to serve the php pages. The whole app & mongoose is less then 2MB. The php5ts.dll is almost 5MB so that really adds bloat. Also, my app is very ...
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Linux: how to restore config file using apt-get/aptitude?

I've occasionally lost my config file "/etc/mysql/my.cnf", and want to restore it. The file belongs to package mysql-common which is needed for some vital functionality so I can't just purge ...
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Tools to track package dependencies

Many package managers in Linux distributions and BSD flavors track package dependencies. But before a package goes into a repository, it is investigated by a maintainer, who tracks the dependencies ...
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Yum dependency problems with packages installed from source

I'm running CentOS 5.3 and this is my problem: - I installed (A) from source. (B) depends on (A) - I want to install the (B) RPM, but the (B) RPM depends on the (A) RPM. So yum wants me to install ...
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glibc Dependency Issue

I am attempting to install glibc-2.5.34.i386.rpm on RHEL 5 (necessary in order to install gcc, which in turn is needed to install Apache server). I mounted the RHEL 5 iso to /mnt and copied over the ...
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DPKG Equivs Issue

Basically, here's the gist of my issue: I've compiled my own version of MySQL with some Sphinx magic sprinkled in it. However, because its compiled from source and not installed from any package ...
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Weblogic Class-Path Dependencies EAR

I am deploying an EAR in a WebLogic node with many jars defined in the bootstrap (startWeblogicServer.bat) class-path. The problem is that my ear and the bootstrap contain different versions of the ...
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Problem installing build-essential and upgrading g++ on Ubuntu 8.04

I'm having some trouble with dependencies it seems, but myself don't really know how to resolve the issue. Here's the output: ~:) sudo apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done ...
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Printing which packages would be installed by MacPorts

How do you do make MacPorts print the packages that it would install to satisfy dependencies? I'm aware of sudo port deps foo, but that only prints the direct dependents of foo. I want to know every ...
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Dependency Challenge with CentOS

Given the following output, suggestions on what to try first? This is on a CentOS 5.3 box (upgraded from 5.2 via yum) running as a little dev server. I'm generally comfortable with *nix, but ...
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Windows Service dependencies

I have a Windows service A that depends on service B. According to this Microsoft KB article I can add a registry key to tell Windows to wait until B starts before starting A. Can I therefore expect ...