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How to know from which yum repository a package has been installed?

After I have installed a package by yum (with multiple repositories configured), how can I find from which repository it has been installed? If I run yum info package-name (or yum list package-name), ...
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list all packages from a repository in ubuntu / debian

is there a command to see what packages are available from a certain ppa repository?
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Setting Up Git Repository on Remote Windows Server?

I have a windows server which I can access locally or remotely over the internet through remote desktop connection, etc. I want to set up a git repository (something similar to "trunk" in subversion),...
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Can I have two versions of the same package in an apt repository?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 across my entire environment. To make code deploys easier, we are implementing a private apt repository where we can deploy builds of our code. One of the requirements of ...
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Installing HAProxy on CentOS 6.3?

This is a weird one. I've installed the EPEL for CentOS 6 via # rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm The tried to install HAProxy: # yum update # yum ...
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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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git vs Subversion - pros and cons [closed]

I have been a user of SVN for many years now and I can't say I am totally happy about it. Few days ago my partner asked me to take a look at git saying that "it has better performance, easier merging ...
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Best practice for proxying package repositories

I have a collection of CentOS servers in my corporate network. For security reasons, most servers do not have general outbound internet access unless it is a core functional requirement for the server....
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SVN: Where is my repository?

I'm trying to backup my SVN respository. My problem: I forgot where I put my repository on the hard disk. How can I find this? FYI: I'm using TortoiseSVN if that helps.
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Recovering from a borked reprepro pull [duplicate]

We distribute our software via custom debian apt repositories we create with reprepro. (Disclaimer: I'm not the release engineer who set this up; he's no longer with us.) We have four repos: ...
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Using a self-signed SSL cert for an HTTPS-based internal APT repository

I've set up a Debian repository (Ubuntu actually) for internal use with some private packages, and now want to make it available over the web to some specific servers. I would like apt-get / aptitude ...
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recreating svn repository

after a major server fault, svn repository was destroyed and my working version is most current one, what is the way to recreate svn repository from my working version? after installing svn on a new ...
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Enabling apt-get on a default Amazon EC2 instance which has yum installed

I'd like to call something like: sudo yum install apt to enable me to use apt-get as well as yum for installation. However this doesn't work. I get the following back: Loaded plugins: ...
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Best way to clean up Yum repository?

We have a custom Yum repo that our developers upload builds to. The problem is that after some time it becomes cluttered with old versions. Removing the old versions manually is quite annoying, so ...
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Atlassian Crucible very slow on large repository

My company has been running a trial of Atlassian Crucible for some months now. For repositories where it's working properly, users have given very positive feedback about the tool. The problem I'm ...
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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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How can I do daily backups for my VisualSVN Repos? [duplicate]

How can I do daily backups for my VisualSVN Repos? Its on a Windows Server 2003 machine with VisualSVN Server, I was thinking about just doing an xcopy of the folder C:\Repo but I'm not familiar ...
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yum update, how to make rpm package updateable

need a link or tutorial on how to make an rpm package work with yum UPDATE. i have it and already works with yum INSTALL and yum ERASE, but is there somewhere info on how to make rpm package work when ...
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Can anybody tell me how to create my own local package repository for my packages in Ubuntu?

I want to create a package repository for my packages in ubuntu and this repository will be using in multiple Ubuntu systems to install and update packages.
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What tools are there to create and manage an apt repository?

I'm currently in charge of packaging for Ubuntu some software my company creates and creating an apt repository for it. However, I'm having trouble finding tools to create and manage the repository ...
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How do I install the main repositories for RHEL6

We've setup RHEL6 on a new server. As far as we can tell, our subscription is all setup properly. However, when I run yum repolist, it doesn't show any repositories. /etc/yum.repos.d/redhat.repo is ...
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When should one use EPEL 5 or EPEL 6?

I am not familiar with repos, and I don't get why there are several versions of EPEL (this is a bit philosophical I know, but I am afraid I am missing something in all that). Should I just look ...
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Freeing up space in my SVN repository

I have an SVN repository hosted on a freemium site with a maximum repository size. As I approach this capacity I am aware of files I've checked in that I know I can remove permanently to free up disk ...
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Gitolite clone not working as intended

I am running a Debian system, and have recently installed gitolite using the DEB package. Here is my problem: I have tried to clone the gitolite-admin.git repository (which is used for configuring ...
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Why do signed deb packages say they're not authenticated when copied to my private deb repo?

Quick Version I have set up a private deb repository and copied some signed deb packages into it. I have installed the signing key locally. However when I try to install from the repo I get this ...
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Creating a local rpmforge/repoforge mirror?

I make good use of RPMforge for my production CentOS systems. I have local repositories for the main CentOS distribution and updates, however, recent automated kickstart installs are starting to hang ...
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.deb repository management software

I've been searching for an user friendly solution to manage a repository for some custom .deb packages we're using inside my company. I've briefly looked over the tools listed here, but they seem to ...
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Repositories for CentOS that don't suck?

I'm used to using ubuntu/debian repositories and they are great. I can apt-get just about any package and it'll be there. I have not found this on centos. I called my hosting company and they suggest ...
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SVN limitations - Number of users and repositories?

I would like to know if SVN has a specified limitations of how many users and repositories it can sustain? Thank you.
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How to maintain PCI compliance on a LAMP server when repositories don't keep up with versions

We run Ubuntu Lucid 10.0.4 as the foundation of our LAMP environment. We are trying to become PCI compliant so that we can pass CC info through our server. We have run some third-party scans on our ...
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CentOS repositories: EPEL or rpmforge, which one is better and why?

So everyone who uses CentOS knows the default repositories have their limits. I've been using rpmforge for years as a secondary repo. I usually use yum priorities to make sure rpmforge never installs ...
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Reprepro export could not find signing key

We have a private debian repository that was set up years ago by an earlier system admin. Packages were signed by the older key, 7610DDDE (which I had to revoke), as shown here for the root user on ...
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Is it possible to keep the .hg directory in custom location

I want to have a Mercurial repository set, but instead of having the .hg/ directory under the repository tree, I would love to move it somewhere away (like to other partition) from working copy. Is ...
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Create a “controlled” APT proxy

Do you have any experience/scrips creating a controlled APT proxy (*)? Currently, I'm using apt-cacher to speed up installs/updates in my LAN, but as its name says, it's only a cache (and a good one ...
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Can we install Natty package into Lucid?

I'm using Ubuntu Lucid. Due to some reasons, I'm not allowed to upgrade the OS. I need to use the latest version of a software, with version number > 2.5.x. However, when I check the software repo ...
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yum update works but yum --security update fails to work in Fedora 12

I had already installed the yum-security before. And I was going to do an update by entering the following command: [root@localhost /]# yum update Loaded plugins: presto, priorities, refresh-...
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How can I version control a mirrored upstream repository?

I manage many servers that span multiple environments (dev, qa, staging, and production). To help manage these, we have multiple repositories on a local webserver for our applications (e.g. app_1_el6, ...
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Avoiding Dependancy Hell in a Restrictive Environment

This may be a canonical question, and it may simply be a function of my inexperience, but I'm curious to know if there are best practices aimed at avoiding dependency hell when you find yourself in an ...
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Managing myriad package repositories

On testing, development, and some other server and workstation environments, I use a variety of package repositories (with CentOS, for example, these include: remi, epel, rpmforge, jpackage, and ...
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Yum repo priorities and conflicts

On my CentOS 6.4 server, I am running MySQL 5.5.33 that I installed from the remi repository. I decided to upgrade MySQL to 5.6.x via MySQL's own yum repositories: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql-...
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Create Debian repository with multiple packages verions

I need to create debian repository to keep our software packages, but the main point here is to allow multiple versions of software be keep in it to rollback if needed. reprepo is unable to do that, ...
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How to remove all binary files from a SVN Repository to decrease it's size?

We would like to decrease the size of a repository by purging all binary files usually zip files that are not development oriented. Any easy way to remove them?
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What is the format of specifying 'http' repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list?

After specifying the url of the repository, what do the tags like 'stable','non-free' mean in the entries of /etc/apt/sources.list ? If we know the url of a repository, how do we decide about these ...
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Debian apt-get repository

We have our own internal package repository hosted on a webserver running apache. Internal users who want to install one of these packages point these sources.list to the webserver & do a apt-get ...
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How-to: add an ISO/DVD of RHEL to the Repository list under Gnome for installing packages

I want to add the original ISO I installed RHEL from as a repository under the Add/Remove Software tool in Gnome. How do I do this? To clarify, I know what I need to do (add a repository) - I need ...
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How to set up a secure Git repository?

I followed this tutorial to set up a git repository on an EC2 instance. http://git-scm.com/book/ch4-4.html. Basically, I add a new git user and include my public key in authorized_keys. After setting ...
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Installing Git on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed git with gitolite on my vserver using this tutorial. But I've got a problem to clone the gitolite-admin repo to my computer. The user is created with the option --disabled-password But ...
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How to manage a home-grown YUM package repo?

There are plenty of websites that explain how to manage a mirror of YUM repos. I want to run a repo for my home-grown packages. Is there a good way to manage such repos? What I need to do: Manage ...
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SLES Devel Packages?

It seems SLES 11.2 (and OpenSUSE) are missing many devel (dev) packages common in other distros such as Ubuntu Server or CentOS. I understand that packages / deps may be wrapped up in other-named ...
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Creating an efficient work flow for developers

I need some ideas on how our work flow compares to some others. We have a single developer that works on our marketing website and she knows how to code and that's about it (no source control ...