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

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ImageMagick 6.7.5 on CentOS 6.7

For a WordPress plugin I need ImageMagick installed, and it uses a feature that was only introduced in version 6.7.5. identify -version returns ImageMagick 6.7.2-7 2016-06-16 Q16 http://www....
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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

Transaction Summary ========================================================================================================================================================== Install 9 Package(s)...
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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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Official online RPM package browser / search for CentOS

I am looking for something that resembles packages.debian.org Debian Package Browser only for CentOS 5 and/or RHEL 5 [Red Hat Enterprise Linux].
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Should package post install script run database migration?

So I have this debian package that install some nodejs application web app which uses a mysql database. The package have a postinst script that run the db migrate command bundled with he package. Now,...
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Ubuntu/Debian: Show list of available versions of a specific package

How can I list all available versions of specific package? I know with apt-get install myPackage=1.2.3 a specific version could be installed. And with apt-show-versions -a myPackage I would ...
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How to view changelog of a deb package not yet installed

I got prompted to update libxml2 on my Debian Jessie Server however prior doing so i want to know what has changed on the latest version. I have tried visiting Debian`s repo website for the relevant ...
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Debian/Ubuntu: Enabling “dist-upgrade” behavior for unattended-upgrades?

We've got a customized distribution of Ubuntu, a repository with some custom packages and we run unattended-upgrades on a number of systems. What we want to be able to do is supply an update of one of ...
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Make Yum recognize that httpd24-httpd (from SCL) provides the webserver virtual package

I've recently discovered software collections and understand how they allow me to install multiple versions of software by introducing a namespace for each collection. On Enterprise Linux, this is ...
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How to install package with yum without updating repository information?

I want to install some packages from repository but always when I'm trying to yum install packagename yum updates db: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Determining ...
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Chocolatey Private Repository installation failures

I am setting up a private repository for Chocolatey installs, I can get the installs to work fine locally but when I link them to the site that we have published for the installs will not install. ...
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Install package from oldstable (wheezy) to stable (jessie)

I want to install the package which is missing in jessie from wheezy. It is like backport the other way. I need gcc-4.7, but jessie provides only gcc-4.9. Unstable provides gcc-4.7 only for arm ...
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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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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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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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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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Disable prompts while installing a Debian package

How can i disable totally the prompts that appear while installing a Debian package, i've used all the options that i've found but there are some packages that are still prompting. I'm using this ...
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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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PIP not installing to virtualenv directory

I am attempting to install django to a virtualenv that already exists. Following the instructions listed on the pip-install website here, I ran the following from SSH. name@server:~$ . myenv.env/bin/...
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Where can I find an online list of CentOS packages and their versions?

I am looking for an online list of the standard packages available for CentOS Linux. I know that if I had a CentOs system running, I could use yum to list packages. However, I am trying to evaluate ...
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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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How to install/enable GMP (math functions) for PHP on Ubuntu?

When calling a gmp math function like gmp_mod, I get: Fatal error: Call to undefined function gmp_mod() I have installed the php5-gmp package and restarted the web-server, and the function is still ...
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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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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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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 apache-mysql-...
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How to manually download individual files from the OpenIndiana (or Solaris) pkg repo?

For a server in an offline environment, how would I download a package from http://pkg.openindiana.org/dev? (or the better known http://pkg.oracle.com) There is an install link which downloads a p5i ...
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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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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 ibm-iaccess-1.1.0.2-...
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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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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 (...
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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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RHEL5: Forbid installation of i386 packages on 64-bit systems?

Everytime I install something with yum, it tries to install both x86_64 and i386 versions of the package if both are available. Is there any way I can forbid that without specifying the arch of the ...
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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 b....
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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 "php5-intl-5.6.1-18.1....
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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?
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Installing php5-imagick in Ubuntu 12.04 w/ ondrej packages results in dependency error

I've been trying to setup an Ubuntu 12.04 VM that is running PHP 5.4 with the imagick module. All the results I find on google say to use the ondrej packages, which for the most part works perfectly. ...
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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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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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Debian: can not install php5-suhosin and php5-apc

Just ordered a new Debian server and for some reason can not install php5-suhosin and php5-apc. Any ideas? apt-get install php5-suhosin Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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How to Get a List of All Root / Main Installed Packages on Debian

Is there a way to get all "main" packages that were installed via aptitude in Debian? By "main" I mean the package names that were given to aptitude via the install command. The equivalent of a Gentoo ...