RPM Package Manager is a package management system used primarily for GNU/Linux operating systems. It used the .rpm file format.

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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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Building 64 bit rpm on 32 bit rpmbuild system

Are there any way for building x86_64 arch target rpm on a 32 bit rpmbuild build system? $ rpmbuild -ba --target=x86_64 kernel64.spec Building target platforms: x86_64 Building for target x86_64 ...
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Yum does not install specific RPM version with custom repo

We use RPMS for our packaging and yum to update our environments. We have an rpm package-5.1.1-3 installed in our production server and in our yum repository we have 2 newer versions such as ...
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Is it legal to create an RPM which only runs %post scripts to modify a file owned by another RPM?

I'm writing some RPMs which install YUM repo configuration files for various internal YUM repos, same structure and concept as the EPEL repo RPMs. We will have multiple environments with equivalent ...
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How can I specify multiple result files created by one source file in Apache Ant

I'm attempting to build some RPMs via the rpmbuild system command using Apache Ant's exec tag. The SRPM creates multiple RPM results. I've previously used the uptodate tag to set a property when I've ...
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Make kernel modules available that have been deactivated on Fedora

I need some kernel modules which are available in the Linux source but deactivated on Fedora 20 and I wonder what's the easiest and most forward way to do make them available. (namely then net/CAN ...
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Continuous Integration testing of RPM upgrades

We release software on RPM-based linux. We receive many packages from different teams, some outside of our business unit, that must upgrade correctly (in the future we want to check dependencies are ...
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How to build the rpm package with SHA-256 checksum for files?

In standard alone RHEL 6.4 rpm build environment, the rpm packages is generated with SHA-256 check sum, which is gotten by command rpm -qp --dump xxx.rpm [user@redhat64 abc]$ rpm -qp --dump ...
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Sort installed packages version

I'm trying to get last version of installed kernel package. The main difficulty is that in my case the versions may be installed in a wrong order, so I cannot simply use the --last argument from rpm. ...
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dovecot rhel 5 installation fails because of newer libraries

to whom it may respond to, we are trying to install dovecot (dovecot-2.2.10-1_14.el5.x86_64) on a RHEL 5.4 server and we get the error : [root@asgfkm /]# rpm -i dovecot-2.1.17-0_136.el5.x86_64.rpm ...
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How can I install libgcc.i686?

I use Centos 6.4 I can’t yum install libgcc.i686 with following messages. Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is something else and multilib version ...
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Access RPM database

I would like to find where information is stored about which RPM packages are installed? I know that there is a internal database for this. Can I access somehow this database with Java?
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How Do I Install CentOS with Minimum Amount of Packages? [closed]

After running rpm -qa | less there was a result of 234 installed packages. From my experiences with default installations, there are usually applications installed that are not required by the system. ...
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include(SoapClient.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory

I have problems with yum, 1st one is when i run yum "commmand" 2nd time, example, yum search php or sudo yum install php-gd i get the error msg, rpmdb: Thread/process ...
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How can I mirror a yum repository but download only the newest versions of each package?

I would like to mirror the following Yum/RPM repositories at http://yum.puppetlabs.com/ : http://yum.puppetlabs.com/el/6/products/ http://yum.puppetlabs.com/el/6/dependencies/ ...
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rpmbuild not taking $LD_LIBRARY_CONFIG

I'm trying to build Agent++ into an RPM that installs into an alternative location. It's complaining that it can't find libsnmp++. I have libsnmp++ installed, also in an alternative location. ...
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How to compile sources into rpmbuild BUILDROOT?

All the information I can find about building RPMs seems to pre-date CentOS 6, and as a complete package-building novice running CentOS 6.5, I'm rather stuck. All the tutorials I've read mention one ...
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yum whatprovides does not return anything

I am trying to figure out what RPM provided /usr/bin/java. However, I think this may have been installed outside of yum. Is it possible for yum to tell me what provided /usr/bin/java if it wasn't ...
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Linux package management and security flaws

Is there a mechanism built into rpm or apt that will warn (or prevent) a user from installing a package contains a known security threat? I'm thinking of an RPM like ...
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CentOS yum *.rpm package changelog (not installation changelog)

I just logged into my new rented server and updated openssl because of the heartbleed-bug (http://heartbleed.com). I updated using yum list openssl ... Installed Packages openssl.x86_64 ...
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Using `repomirror` to mirror a yum repository for a different OS version?

I have an EL5 machine. On this host I would like to mirror a Puppet repository for EL6 rpms. How can I mirror an EL6 or Fedora repository on an EL5 host? I am using reposync because I only need the ...
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RPM: How to force required version to be greater than the specified in .spec file?

I have the following entry in my package .spec file: Requires: jdk >= 1.7 Even though, jdk-1.6.0_45-fcs.x86_64 is installed my package installs without problems (even without warnings). How to ...
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RPM that installs to /opt/rh

I've noticed that the "mysql55" RPMs in the standard CentOS 5.10 repository install everything to /opt/rh. Is it expected that an end user might change this location somehow? It creates complications ...
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Oracle's JDK RPM doesn't provide “java”

I have the Oracle RPM for the Java 7 JDK installed on an Amazon EC2 instance. The Oracle RPMs for Java 7 JDK don't "provide" java nor jre. RPM reports that it provides the following: # rpm -q jdk ...
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RPM packaging conflicting libraries

What is best practice for RPM packaging something that provides a library which in name shadows a system library? Background: For an RPM-backed Linux system, I am packaging a "self-contained" app foo ...
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No Tomcat7 package for RHEL 6

We're currently setting up a new application hosting environment on Rackspace and are struggling to find a package for Tomcat 7. Our previous provider was Amazon and we ran on Amazon Linux who via ...
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Yum broken in Amazon instance

This is an instance launched using Amazon AMI. when I run yum with anything (search,install, etc), this is what I am getting: yum search yum error: bad option 'archcolor' at (null):93 Loaded ...
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packaging current linux kernel as a rpm

I have just built a custom kernel from source (obtained from kernel.org). I can boot from it fine on my local box. I now want to make it easy for a colleague to try this kernel out. Is there an easy ...
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Puppet package “ensure => latest” doesn't always work

I have a unique situation where the Puppet package ensure => latest directive only worked on some of my systems. Out of 30 servers, the packages updated properly on all but 4. I'm trying to get ...
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Install rpm on multiple servers

I have a rpm (redis) that I need to install on a dozen servers. The version of redis that is available in EPEL is too old (2.4.x). The software providers do not offer a repository online that I ...
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Yum won't reinstall PHP on Amazon Linux

Ultimately, this question is about Yum and the Amazon Linux AMI (see the end for that part), but first I'll give some background to how I got into my situation. I installed PHP from source I am ...
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rpmbuild - File not found

I'm trying to build an RPM for Python 2.7.6 on CentOS 6.5, x86_64. The spec file used is slightly modified from that of the spec file in the Python-2.7.6 source. I am running the build like so: $ ...
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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 ...
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Can't make Koji Work on A Centos6 server

I setup the koji build environment in a Centos6 Machine server as suggested by the documentation (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Koji/ServerHowTo). I could properly access the Koji Web using http. Yet ...
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where does rpm install custom gpg keys?

Where does CentOS/RHEL 6 store custom gpg keys? I thought /etc/pki/rpm-gpg but I installed nginx's key but unable to find it. I see it was imported properly but where is it? wget ...
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Where to download MySQL server 5.0.77-log

I have MySQL Server version: 5.0.77-log Source distribution on a RHEL6 server. I need to reinstall it on a second RHEL6 server to set up a testing environment but I cannot find where to download this ...
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How can i install mysql_config on Red Hat Linux 4?

I've been tasked with implementing a few upgrades on a Red Hat Linux 4 box that is already running MySQL. I've found the need for the mysql_config tool, but i can't locate it as already being ...
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amanda client 3.3.5 for RHEL 5 - dependency issues

Im working to update my various clients to use the latest version of Amanda. The installs work great for RHEL6 but fails on v5 with the following errors: # yum localinstall ...
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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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Install libxml2.8 on RHEL 6

I want to install the software TinyOWS on a RHEL 6 server. I followed the instructions: $ wget http://download.osgeo.org/mapserver/tinyows-1.1.0.tar.bz2 $ tar xvjf tinyows-1.1.0.tar.bz2 $ cd ...
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Cant install repforge on Centos 5 [closed]

rpm -ivh http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm Retrieving http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm error: ...
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Where to store VCS version in RPM?

We're using Git as our VCS and RPMs for packaging. I'd like to store the Git hash a package was built from, but I'm not sure on the most appropriate place. There are a number of tags available to an ...
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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 ...
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No such file or directory after rpm -e --nodeps packagename instead of command not found

I installed ethtool using yum install ethtool and then removed it using rpm -e --nodeps ethtool because when I tried to remove ethtool with yum it was going to remove a bunch of important dependencies ...
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Problems were detected with cPanel-provided files which are RPM controlled

I am running CentOS and received the following error email from my VPS cloud web server. Problems were detected with cPanel-provided files which are RPM controlled If you did not make these changes ...
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Avoid file conflict in rpm package

I have created a rpm package.The part of .spec file is below %install mkdir -p ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT}/etc/xyz cp -rf %{BDIR}/console ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT}/etc/xyz %files /etc/xyz/console So XYZ ...
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Compare installed rpm packages with available?

I would like to find the vmware packages that I haven't installed from their repo. The problem is that the output of yum search vmware is not the same format at from rpm -qa|grep vmware. Question ...
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Verify PHP 5.3.27 has been patched for CVE-2013-4248

Server setup: CentOS release 5.10 (Final) WHM 11.40.0 (26) EasyApache 3.22.24 rev9999 compiled apache 2.2.26 and PHP 5.3.27 w/ SuHosin 0.9.33 I already had PHP 5.3.27 installed (since before most ...
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Yum repo server as archive cache

Our software stack requires some specific versions of RPM packages. Unfortunately some of these packages become deprecated over time and get removed from their repos since their maintainers don't keep ...
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Cannot install net-tools on Red Hat Linux

The isolated networking lab is running Red Hat Linux 9 (Shrike). We still use this "ancient" release, because given the simplicity of the protocols examined, it is sufficient. In addition, because of ...