A package is a specific piece of software which can be installed and uninstalled on a system.

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Install specific version of a yum pacakge or default to latest via environment variable

I know that you can install a specific version of a yum package using the <package name>-<version> like this: yum install docker-engine-1.8.2 But I'm trying to customize this using an ...
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Installing development tools packages error Centos 6.6

I'm trying to install curl-devel package as a prior step to installation of git 2.x.x: yum install curl-devel But I get many errors like this one: Error: Package: gcc-c++-4.4.7-4.el6.x86_64 ...
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How do I install a virtual package?

I'm trying to install postgis with aptitude on Ubuntu 15.10 and is having problems with virtual packages that prevent the installation. me@laptop:~$ sudo aptitude install postgis The following NEW ...
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FreeBSD -no internet access -no packages

I just used this command: make -DBATCH install clean and realized that I don't have access to internet from FreeBSD. If I type the address manually the browser doesn't let me see them. Can ...
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mcstrans erased, but it erased multiple packages with it and system is broken

I erased mcstrans of my Red Hat system, but it erased with it a lot of other packages. Now yum is not working (python is missing), and I cannot access the server via ssh because libfipscheck.so.1 is ...
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Installing unixODBC-devel package in Centos 5

I am trying to install a unixODBC-devel-2.2.11-10.el5.x86_64 and I already installed all of it's required library package from here, but still my installation process is getting interrupted because of ...
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Create custom package from nginx source - renaming nginx to custom-nginx

My dist is Ubuntu 14.04 use case I am attempting to create my own packaged nginx called 'custom-nginx'. It needs to install itself into alternative directories as so it does not interfere with the ...
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Update a package on Suse Linux Enterprise 10 by installing a full package and all dependencies without internet access

I have access to a Suse Linux Enterprise 10 server, which has a very old version of Firefox installed. I have sudo access to it. But the server is configured by proxy, which doesnt allow access to ...
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pbuilder excludes shared libraries

I need to deploy a custom built ruby to my machines. I created it using ruby-build with rbenv install and use the resulting rbenv root directory as my package root. The contents are included using ...
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Installing packages inside a docker container using saltstack

Ive have been looking for tutorials to help me understand it but my searches has been unsuccessful. so I was wondering if it is possible for a Saltstack Master to install packages, say ...
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rpm complaining about dependencies that are present

I'm trying to install an rpm provided by IBM: deadf1sh@server:~/ibm/i386> sudo rpm -i ibm-iaccess-1.1.0.2-1.0.i386.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libodbcinst.so.2 is needed by ...
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Having issues installing Pecl Phar package - make failed

On Centos 6, php 5.5 I am trying to install the PHAR package with PECL. During the installation I get an "make failed" error: creating libtool appending configuration tag "CXX" to libtool configure: ...
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Prevent debian package from being removed by puppet

is there a way to prevent a debian package from being removed? I want to prevent any resolution of "replaces" and "breaks" attributes that would lead to removing that package while being able to ...
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Is the lmdb-devel package necessary for installing the cfengine on RHEL v.7 via an RPM .spec file?

I have a problem when I try to build from my spec file. I run this: rpmbuild -ba newpackage.spec I see a great deal of output. It ends with these lines: configure: error: Cannot find ...
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Manual interactive proxy to install packages on server without internet

I need to install some rpm, python and R packages on a server that has no internet connexion: I can only ssh to it. I can download the packages and scp them to the server, then install them manually ...
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Compiling in linux to specific directory and then package the software

I need to compile a software from the sources. ./config && make && make install On that, it does install a bunch of stuff everywhere(Libraries, etc) But the thing is, that I also ...
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Error installing Python packages on an AWS Ubuntu server

I am trying to install the Ansible control server on Ubuntu 14.x (an AWS instance). When trying to install the dependencies, I saw an error. I'm not sure what I need to do. Is this an ignorable ...
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RPM Dist Tag not behaving as documented

According to the Fedora documentation the %{?dist} tag when building an RPM on CentOS 7 I should get .el7. but currently I get .el7.centos. The line from my .spec: Release: 1%{?_buildid}%{?dist} I ...
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Can't install PHP Intl on CentOS 6.5

I'm trying to install this package on my server running PHP 5.4 with no success. However, it only took a few seconds on my PC running OpenSUSE 13.2. The name of the package was ...
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roundcube 0.9.5 - installed from Ubuntu package

If installing roundcube in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, version 0.9.5 is downloaded. The files are copied to /var/lib/roundcube/ and /usr/share/roundcube, the database is set up. As I'm using nginx as webserver, ...
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Resolve packages not found and errors during configure,make,make install in a script

I need to have a script that will install a package from source in a Linux system and need to know how to take care of the errors that usually come up as a result of the first step ./configure maybe a ...
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How to divert an already diverted file of a Debian package?

There is package A installing file X and Y. There is package B, which also tries to install (overwrite) the file X with different content and a new file Z. So in the preinst script it diverts the ...
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Uninstall new Relic package completely [closed]

I want to remove the package completely and start again as the server now has more 4 cores rather that 2, when new relic was first installed. Have tried yum erase newrelic-sysmond , but this still ...
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Yum installation fails with RHEL 6.5

I am trying to install shibboleth SP package using YUM installation (Yum install shibboleth). I am getting the following error while installing. Downloading Packages: ...
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apt-get fails with unmet dependencies

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04 on AWS and I can no longer install anything on apt-get because I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: mysql-server-5.5 : Depends: ...
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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: ...
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Is there some free remote sniffer (aka sniffer on free remote server)? [closed]

I have this setup: ________Company LAN_______ _________ . '| _________ | | .| BUNCH OF | ...
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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/ ...
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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, ...
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What do you use for automated testing of Debian package installations and updates?

I am using a Debian repo (based on reprepro) for Wheezy and custom packages. I modify my custom packages from time to time and test them manually on different systems, e.g.: Test a) Installation of ...
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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 ...
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Easily spoof lsb_release output for different versions

I’m often rebuilding software packages (mostly Debian) for older versions (of both Debian and Ubuntu, including oldoldstable). Some of these packages use the lsb_release command to figure out the ...
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How to install a newer version of php on AWS Opsworks?

Our code base is using PHP 5.5 and we are wanting to deploy on AWS Opsworks however when selecting the PHP App Server layer we are told it has PHP 5.3. What I was hoping is that I could just use the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to Create Yum Cache Server for client machines in LAN

Like in Ubuntu we have the option of creating "Ubuntu update cache server" which downloads and update packages directly from internet and serves other client ubuntu machines for installing/updating ...
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Getting the URL to a debian .deb package

I'm trying to setup an IronWorker with PHP, and need to add the Imagick PECL extension or debian package's URL to the IronWorker .worker configuration. I've located the package for Ubuntu 12.04 on ...
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How to set up a local repository for ubuntu and add packages of your own [closed]

I want to make two things: First of all, I want to have my own repository of ubuntu in my servers to not overload the usage of Internet in my company and to control the updates. I think that I have ...
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How to create packages in SaltStack

I have installed Salt-master in my ubuntu 12.04 machine and salt minion in ubuntu 12.04. I want to install package containing like svn,mongodb,postgres,maven,python in the salt-minion. how to create ...
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rpm dependency failed to install, package installed anyway

I have this issue and I would like to understand why it is like this. I have build 3 really simple rpm packages called a, b and c, and I made a independant, b depending on a and c depending on a and ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

Transaction Summary ========================================================================================================================================================== Install 9 ...
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Performance difference between compiled and binary linux distributions/packages

I was searching a lot on the internet and couldn't find an exact answer. There are distros like Gentoo (or FreeBSD) which does not come with binaries but only with source code for packages (ports). ...
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Check all debian binaries against the checksum of the original

I would like to check all binaries on my server against dpkg -e <path_to_deb_package> <destination> (for example rkhunter could do this check against the originals when doing ...
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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 ...
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Rename a rebuild nginx package

I'm trying to recompile nginx with some extra modules and packetize it again. I want to change the package name to avoid package upgrades that could break the server. So far I downloaded the source ...
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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. ...
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Does Plesk compile its own versions of software like cPanel? [closed]

I am getting a new dedicated server with CentOS 6 and have the option of getting Plesk 11.x for free. I know, sysadmins are supposed to hate panels, but it would make the client's life much easier ...