0
votes
0answers
12 views

How can I view CentOS update RPM security metadata?

I'm interested in getting useful output from the commands on this page while using CentOS: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/redhat-fedora-centos-linux-yum-installs-security-updates/ By default, it seems ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Packages with no name listed by yum

In my Fedora 20 system I see these two packages with no names (and with no version one): [user@notebook ~]$ sudo yum list installed|grep rawhide 0.10.23-2.fc19 ...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

RPM Package a ruby project

I want to package a ruby program that I get from git into a RPM package. I have at my disposition a build server and a production server (Same OS / Same Arch). As most ruby project, mine does have ...
0
votes
2answers
424 views

ssl-cert package (self signed certificates) for rpm/fedora

In Debian/Ubuntu, my deb packages depend on the ssl-cert package, to provide some self-signed https certificates, if nothing else. From the Debian page: This package enables unattended installs of ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Installing multiple mysql as rpm vs tarball

Which is the suitable way to install multiple mysql servers without affecting the current installation in fedora( rpm or tarball)?
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to install Mysql 5.1 on Fedora 16

I can't seem to install MySQL 5.1 on Fedora 16. When I try to install an RPM downloaded from the MySQL website I get conflict errors with the existing 5.5 packages which I have already 'removed' via ...
0
votes
1answer
423 views

Build RPM from DRPM on Fedora Linux

I am creating a private Fedora Linux mirror (os & updates repositories of RPMS and DRPMS). Of course, I'm doing that using rsync and everything is working well... except that I'm using a very slow ...
0
votes
1answer
426 views

how to override rpm macro

I have spent around 3 hrs now. How to override a macro during rpm build ? I want to override _sbindir (/usr/sbin) to /opt/sbin I have edited rpm macro files both system and local user files nothing ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How to Install Python 2.6 on Fedora 8?

I don't want to use Fedora 8. I would be very happy to use the newest version, but there is no choice. My problem is that 8 comes with python 2.5. I am trying to upgrade it to 2.6, but with no luck. ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Install Ruby 1.8.7 on Fedora 11/12

Is there a simple way to install Ruby 1.8.7 on Fedora 11 or 12 without side-stepping the yum/RPM package management system too severely? Building from source is always an option, but it tends to ...
0
votes
1answer
626 views

rpm build from src file

I'm trying to build from a *.src.rpm file on FC 12 in such a way that the files are distributed a across my system as they would with a normal binary build (in this case, *.h files end up in ...
0
votes
2answers
349 views

Resetting rpm fedora

Before I start let me say that I searched around for this, I wouldn't be here otherwise The problem While trying to upgrade fedora i used this command rpm -Uhv ...
0
votes
1answer
153 views

Fedora: is there a way to add YUM RPM repositories without editing /etc/yum.repos.d/?

On Ubuntu based systems, it is possible to add repositories through Synaptic Package Manager interface without having to edit the sources.list file. Is this also possible on Fedora based systems?
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I prevent yum from updating a particular RPM?

For certain reasons I have to keep a slightly older version of a particular RPM installed on my box (Fedora 11). The problem is that every time I do a package update yum (or one of its GUI ...
11
votes
3answers
6k views

Installing Fedora RPMs in CentOS

How safe is it to install Fedora RPMs in CentOS 5? Does it depend on the version of the Fedora RPM or is it generally better to steer clear?
6
votes
2answers
4k views

Why do I have .rpmnew file after an update?

I use yum to update my Fedora. After a huge update, I got many .rpmnew and .rpmsave files. I could understand if I had modified these files. But I'm sure that I didn't edit these files. What should I ...
0
votes
4answers
396 views

Packages in Fedora 11

I'm trying to find a list of the packages that Fedora 11 installs. I guess this is either on the .iso for the install DVD or part of the anaconda package. In particular I'd like a minimal list. I ...
0
votes
5answers
542 views

Install several versions of the rpm packet

I need to use python2.5. But my system (FC11) have python 2.6 only. How can I install and use several versions of python with yum or rpm? Or maybe I need to compile python 2.6 from sources?