The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
9 views

Debian package only copy and extract don't try to build from source

I try to make a deb package which simply extracts and copies the content of the bin directory to the bin. How can I tell debhelper not to look for the .tgz source file and try to compile it? My ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to determine package usage?

Does there exist a method to determine how many times each package of my Debian system (or other) has been used ? I imagine something like that: Each binary/scripts files of installed package are ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

Apt-get install removed packages

During a puppet run, ia32-libs was installed, this seems to have caused several packages to be uninstalled but I'm not sure why.. Can anyone shine any light on the matter? Here's the apt log entry: ...
0
votes
3answers
60 views

Is there some free remote sniffer (aka sniffer on free remote server)? [closed]

I have this setup: ________Company LAN_______ _________ . '| _________ | | .| BUNCH OF | ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Renaming debian package

I'm trying to build a customized version of a nginx package for Debian/Ubuntu which had a different set of modules opposed to the default version. What would be the fastest way to modify the debian/ ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

Is it possible to force a linux install to continue?

I'm PXE booting a linux distro that I'd like to contain a list of packages. I have these packages listed in a kickstart file for inclusion. Some of these packages won't work with the current distro, ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

YUM installs outdated software

I recently acquired a red hat server that runs RHEL 5.5. I get a feeling that my YUM repositories are totally out of date because of the following reasons: I tried updating GCC using YUM. The ...
1
vote
1answer
69 views

Trigger actions automatically when package is installed or user is added

When installing mysql-server on Debian Wheezy, the user "mysql" is created without a home directory. In my setup, directly after MySQL was installed, a new task is performed which relies on the mysql ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Execute script after removepkg in Slackware

I've created a slackware build script so I could build a specific package and then install it on a couple of servers running identical versions. I'm aware you could use doinst.sh to do things after ...
4
votes
2answers
73 views

Puppet: Run Augeas only when a specific package exists

I want to use Augeas to modify "/etc/inittab", but this should only happen when the package "sysvinit" is installed. That package is not under Puppet control (and shall not be). The "onlyif" from ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

Download cygwin packages from a predefined list (on Windows 7)

I have a very long list of cygwin packages that I need to download (for various reasons I cannot install directly from the internet, instead I need to download the cygwin packages for later ...
0
votes
0answers
648 views

No package php-devel available CentOS

I try to install php-devel package on my CentOS VPS and I get this output : No package php-devel available. I run this command : yum -y install php-devel Output : Loaded plugins: ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Install a specific package version in CentOS

I have two web servers, a production web server and a backup web server. After running a rpm -qa on the two servers, I noticed some package discrepancies. It seems like, someone ran a yum update at ...
0
votes
2answers
362 views

Why does updating puppet ppa not update puppet?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server Puppet 3.1.1 According to the puppet documentation, the best way to install puppet is by setting up a package. ...
4
votes
1answer
53 views

How to get transaction history for yum?

I would like to know how to get the transaction history of yum (i.e. get the installations, deletions, etc.), hopefully ordered from most to least recent. Is there a way to accomplish this? Thanks ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

yum update if installed, otherwise install

Is there a command to do just that: if a package is already installed, update it, otherwise install the latest version For now I'm doing two commands: yum install mypackage yum update mypackage ...
1
vote
2answers
69 views

Upgrade a package

I have an Ubuntu 8.04 server and I wanted to install rdiff-backup I have done: apt-get install rdiff-backup But when I launched it return me a lot of error. i have seen in internet that the problem ...
0
votes
0answers
117 views

Deconf file debian/config does not have the right permissions

I'm generating a debian package using dpkg-deb --build. I'm trying to use debconf to get some user input from the postinst. I've put my file in DEBIAN/config. Installing the package goes fine until ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

How to solve mysql server 5.5 update dependency issue?

since a month or two i cannot update package on my ubuntu server. The problem concern the mysql package which seems newer on the server that the minimum required ?? : lm@s8:~# sudo apt-get upgrade ...
2
votes
1answer
359 views

Puppet package installation on Linux/CentOS

I am new to Puppet - I have been playing around learning the basics. Most of the examples ( except the very basic ones ) that are on the puppet page do not work for me - either some dependency is ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Can I use wildcards is puppet package ensure to cover multiple releaseversion

Using puppet I want to update packages on my (CentOS 5 & 6 servers) in a controlled way. Therefore I don't want to use ensure=>latest but rather ensure=>3.0.1-1. Example: class ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Ubuntu 12.04 - apt-get install ia32-libs unmet dependencies

Trying to install ia32-libs. I run sudo apt-get install ia32-libs. The output is as follows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

My yum repository able to search packages, but not able to install it in RHEL?

I set up yum from dvd. Following is the containts of my .repo file: [dvd] name=Red Hat Enterprise Linux Installation DVD baseurl=file:///media/dvd enabled=0. I'm able to search packages. However ...
0
votes
1answer
176 views

chef specify openjdk package on ubuntu

I'm creating a Vagrantfile that uses chef solo to install OpenJDK on Ubuntu 12.04. Is there a way to specify which specific package of OpenJDK is installed? This way I can be sure I'm consistent ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

CentOS 6.3. libpam.so 32bit not found

I try to install DB2 fixpack 6 into CentOS 6.3 x64. I have already installed DB2 9.7. When I begin to install fixpack (running installFixPack) I get an error: "The 32-bit library file libpam.so ...
1
vote
4answers
6k views

How to install php-devel under CentOS 6.3 x64?

I'm trying to install php-devel on my CentOS 6.3 VPS and get a failed dependencies test. From phpinfos(): SYSTEM Linux 2.6.32-279.5.2.el6.x86_64 #1 x86_64 NTS error: Failed dependencies: ...
1
vote
1answer
301 views

How can I get APT to “ignore” a package?

I am running a VPS using Debian unstable with this kernel version: 2.6.32-274.7.1.el5.028stab095.1 I just upgraded my packages and for some odd reason APT wants me to install ...
0
votes
2answers
233 views

rebuilding packages and the package manager on debian

This is something that has been bugging me for a while, unable to find any good answers googling, hopefully someone can have a solid answer here. It's about how to rebuild debian packages and how to ...
18
votes
2answers
20k views

ia32-libs : Depends: ia32-libs-i386 but it is not installable

I am trying to install ia32-libs (a dependency to build the VirtualBox sources) on my Debian x86_64 box, however it's giving me the error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ia32-libs : ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Do .rpm files have metadata

I have a .rpm file on my windows machine. Is there a way to inspect this file (either on windows or centos) without installing it, to find out where it was compiled from? something like metadata?
1
vote
0answers
516 views

libreadline6-dev broken package error

OS: Debian Squeeze x64 running on XenServer Have been googling the error with no luck (or I just fail at googling); any help on resolving this? Any would be greatly appreciated! -Also posted on ...
2
votes
2answers
746 views

How to only allow a package to be downloaded from a specific repository using Yum?

Context: We've got multiple custom-added yum repositories (on CentOS 6), and our users regularly install various/arbitrary software via yum to test things. We have a package that is available on ...
5
votes
3answers
323 views

Best practice to track custom software installations on Linux in /usr?

I'm compiling and installing software myself on Linux (Debian Squeeze in my case). Downloading, unpacking, installing dependent developer libraries/headers, running configure then make. Up to this ...
0
votes
1answer
187 views

Installing GPSBabel on CentOS 5 x86_64

Well first let me say I have no clue about doing anything on my server, I ask my host to do all installs for me. I run a website where users store latitude and longitude coordinates in my database. I ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

install whitelist of packages using unstable in debian

i want to just some packages installation from unstable version of debian. apt-get -t unstable install myspecialpackage but when i apt-get upgrade it will wanting to download some packages from ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

software updates/deployment across a network of servers

Interested in getting opinions for a possible project. Got a master server, where apps are created/maintained. The system will have a process where the client network will consist of 400-500 client ...
0
votes
3answers
593 views

DEB: “Provides:” field ignored

I need to replace a package with a custom one, which gets its own name (foo-origpackage). To allow it to be used as drop-in replacement, I added the Provides: origpackage line to the control file. ...
4
votes
4answers
1k views

aptitude: list all previous recommended packages

sometimes when installing a package, aptitude recommends several other packages. Is there a way to show all previous recommended packages of all installed packages? Thanks in advance. Casper Edit: ...
0
votes
1answer
802 views

apt-get install doesn't get the package

I've installed ubuntu server on a VirtualBox virtual machine and now I'm trying to follow a tutorial that says I need to install a package called csh. When I type this line sudo apt-get install csh ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

How to safely and smoothly update packages on server?(by apt)

On my own computer, I have been used to run apt-get upgrade directly for years. But few days ago I have a chance to admin a ubuntu server. I guess my old habit is bad. Should/how I update security ...
0
votes
1answer
419 views

Is it possible to create a remote backup of a site with MSDeploy?

I'm currently using the package dest to create a backup of a site as follows: msdeploy.exe -source:appHostConfig="Default Web Site",computerName="https://server:8172/MSDeploy.axd?site=Default Web ...
3
votes
3answers
882 views

CentOS PCI Compliance assessment

We are currently working our way through a PCI compliance assessment on our server running CentOS. We are getting a lot of 'severe' issues with suggested fixes. The suggestions to rectify the issues ...
1
vote
4answers
175 views

Diff for a locally modified package in Ubuntu

If I modify the source code of some package that I've installed with apt-get in Ubuntu, is there some package tool that will let me see the diff between what was the original installation and my ...
0
votes
1answer
220 views

How to install `Happstack` on FreeBSD?

I'm trying to install Happstack on my FreeBSD box all day. Finally I installed GHC 6.10.x. And Cabal 0.8.2. But failed on Happstack. These are errors. %sudo ~/.cabal/bin/cabal install happstack ...
0
votes
1answer
786 views

How to make a normal user can install package with `pkg_add` on FreeBSD?

How to make a normal user can install package with pkg_add on FreeBSD? pkg_add -r command fails with normal user with sudo. Downloading succeeds, but installation fails with this error message. Equal ...
0
votes
1answer
466 views

Clean installation of RHEL 5.5 claims package “desktops” is missing

I'm a student worker in the CS department of my university, so please forgive me for any unprofessional descriptions. Simplified explanations are appreciated. I recently replaced some bad graphics ...
1
vote
2answers
261 views

Automatic storing package before installing it on .deb based system?

The reason I am asking this question is I am concerned about simple rollback (I already read how to find out what packages were installed). So I would like to set global (per entire system) option, ...
0
votes
2answers
109 views

Turn existing Red Hat Server into desktop VM

Is it possible to download an existing Red Hat installation and use this in a VM that I can run on the desktop. The problem I'm trying to solve is building an exact replicate of a production server ...
0
votes
2answers
211 views

Problems removing squid fro Linux 2.6

i want to remove squid package from my Linux box kernel 2.6 root@t:~/devel # rpm -i squid-2.6.STABLE18-5.endian6.i586.rpm --nodeps package squid-2.6.STABLE18-5.endian6 is already installed ...
0
votes
1answer
127 views

Backporting packages should reverse dependencies be rebuilt

I'm using Ubuntu Jaunty on a few machines and am in the process of backporting / custom compiling a few deb packages to update PHP and OpenSSL. My question is though, should I also be recompiling ...