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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Solved but Confused: Fedora 19 to 20 - “Protected multilib versions: chkconfig”

Initial Problem When upgrading from Fedora 19 to 20 using this command: yum --releasever=20 --setopt=deltarpm=0 distro-sync I get the following error Error: Multilib version problems found. This ...
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yum list available - not showing all packages

I have a strange problem with yum, working on one server and not working on another server that should be identical. The symptom is that after running createrepo on a directory containing RPMs (and ...
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When debuginfo rpm is generated?

I have a series of RPM spec files and no debuginfo directive set in them. When I run rpmbuild, some packages generate a debuginfo rpm, some do not. What is the criteria used by rpm to decide if a ...
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Is it ok to install CentOS rpm in fedora? [migrated]

I want to try gitlab community edition in my fedora laptop. From the downloads page, it has binary packages for Ubuntu and CentOS 6 and CentOS 7. Which one should I be installing in fedora or should I ...
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Cannot install mysql server - Error in PREIN scriptlet in rpm package mysql55-mysql-server-5.5.32-3.el5.x86_64

I am trying to install mysql server 5.5 (or any 5.x versions) on Redhat 5.5 and am having some trouble. I can install the other mysql components but when I try to install mysql-server (or ...
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Can FPM make one RPM package that acts differently if systemd is being used?

I build an RPM using fpm for EL6 hosts. It installs a /etc/init.d script. However if that package is installed on an EL7 host, I want it to install a file in /usr/lib/systemd/system instead. Is ...
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RPM build errors File listed twice

I'm trying to build an rpm of the latest stable php (5.6.7) under CentOS 7. And when I try to build it, I'm getting the following errors: [bluethundr@repo SPECS]$ rpmbuild -ba php.spec Processing ...
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RPM or YUM equivalent of apt-get install libgraphicsmagick1-dev

I was using Ubuntu for development and one of the dependencies needs apt-get libgraphicsmagick1-dev now I need to deploy to a AWS EC2 which runs AMI and only support YUM or RPM, what the the ...
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get the apache document root using shell script [migrated]

I am creating an RPM and in the pre stage, I want to determine apache's document root so I can copy the web application files there. First, I check if apache is installed. If apache is installed, ...
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Yum installs dependency after main package

I have 3 packages A, B and C. C depends on B, B depends on A. I've created a repo of these 3 packages. When I run yum install C, it installs B first, then A, and then C. How do I make sure it installs ...
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replace or remove GPG signature on RPM

Is there a way to remove or replace an existing GPG signature on an RPM? I am placing a few obscure RPMs on an internal repo we use for supplementary rhel/centos packages. A few of those RPMs are ...
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fedora packages for enterprise linux

There are a number of packages available on fedora that I would like to install on RHEL v6.x. These packages do not appear to be available from RHEL (release, release-optional, or supplementary ...
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.rpmnew file not created on package upgrade?

I'm currently testing installing a RPM with a config file using the config(noreplace) directive. As per using config(noreplace) my spec file marks a single file as a config file: %config(noreplace) ...
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Spec file with fpm tool for creating rpms

How to create a Spec File with fpm tool for rpm packages? (or) all files installed through rpm are root-owned and is there a way that i can set the ownership to some other user? i can use %files (or) ...
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Automate NetBackup agent installation via RPM

We have an automated process of deploying new RHEL VMs. However, there's still an annoying manual step to install a NetBackup agent on the machine. This requires coyping a large archive (~ 1 GB) to ...
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Can't uninstall RPM package

I was trying to install and uninstall postgres 9.3. After performing a variety of steps, I found that I have deleted something manually and now I am not been able to proceed further. What I am trying ...
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Yum the same version as in a repository (automatic upgrades/downgrades)

In our infrastrcture, we have servers installed and managed by puppet. All our software is then installed from rpm. On each server is a small script that performs yum update if there is some change in ...
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signing yum repository doesn't help passing the gpg check upon 'yum install'

I've created yum repository, to which I've uploaded an unsigned rpm file. I've indexed and signed the repo itself, by creating a repodata directory with the following files: filelists.xml.gz, ...
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Error: Nothing to do trying to install local RPM

I'm trying to install this RPM locally via yum and am greeted with just a "Error: Nothing to do" message. Full stdout Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities Setting up Install Process Examining ...
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YUM Update Error

I am receiving the following errors when running yum update. I began receiving these errors after I had installed the incorrect EPEL package (epel-release-6-8.noarch). I have since removed and ...
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Installing non-native RPM in Centos 6.6

I'm trying to install gstreamer0.10-pocketsphinx on Centos 6.6. Apparently no one in the history of the Internet has ever wanted to do this before so there is very little out there for Centos in ...
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How to customize the default set of apps launched with gnome desktop on CentOS 6.*

Background We run a series of CentOS 6.5 servers which each host multiple users (~100s) coming in via X-Window XDMP from their MS Windows desktops. These users don't need the host of default ...
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Centos Yum Repo Issues

I'm trying to enable the REMI repo by executing the below command: rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-5.rpm as a result I keep getting: package ...
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Installing 32bit rpm in 64bit machine

First of all I know this is a complete mess but due to some developer legacy code(hard coded value),I am forced to install 32 bit rpm on 64 bit machine. cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS ...
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Mapping between RPM file names and metadata names generated by maven

We have a Sonatype Nexus repo, where we publish RPMs with the Maven RPM plugin. Snapshots and release versions are available. The issue here is around the mapping between versions. First, I obtain a ...
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Yum Cache Service

I have a LAN where I currently use an instance of Sonatype Nexus to proxy several yum repositories. All the clients on the LAN are configured to install packages only from this service. The only ...
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How to stop meta-rpm transaction if a precondition fails?

I currently have a meta-package rpm which contains a list of dependencies on other rpm packages. I want to stop the update/install transaction of the meta-package (and all subsequent packages) if the ...
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How to upgrade version of an installed package on CentOS 6.5

I installed libtiff by command yum install libtiff-devel.x86_64 which installed ver 3.9.4. [anthony@server ~]$ sudo yum list installed | grep "libtiff" libtiff.x86_64 ...
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Ensuring a given set of RPMs, and only those RPMs, are installed

I have multiple lists of RPMs (one per configuration), and a set of remote machines. Each list includes all of the RPMs needed to run my machine in the configuration I choose. For a given ...
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How does “yum info” work? [closed]

I want to know how the yum info command works. I know yum info will display information about the installed package, but I really want to know which file it reads for that information. Whether it's ...
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Cannot install mysql-devel on centos

Everytime I try to run sudo yum install mysql-devel I am met with the following error: Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package ...
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rpm package conflicts with itself in yum

I prepared custom package platform-6-1.2.3-1.x86_64. I want it to be conflicting with every OTHER plat-6 package installed in the system. Files of the package are not conflicting with the others ...
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Why are some CentOS 5 boxes still vulnerable to ShellShock after upgrading Bash?

I have two CentOS 5.10 boxen where I have upgraded bash to the latest version. However, in one of the boxes, bash is still vulnerable to CVE-2014-7169 (I am using the test from this ServerFault ...
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How do I copy an RPM from a remote repo to a local one?

We've got a local RPM repo server, and not infrequently we need to find software that's hosted in external repos and migrate it so that it's hosted locally instead. How do you copy an external RPM ...
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Producing RPMs that conflict with all versions released by someone else?

I find myself needing to create a variant of the PostgreSQL packages that are mostly compatible with the official http://yum.postgresql.org/ packages. My packages are compatible with client apps that ...
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Unable to install awstats on redhat 7 due to missing perl(LWP::UserAgent)

I'm unable to install awstats on my rhel7 aws ec2 instance: [root@ip-10-146-180-60 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo) [root@ip-10-146-180-60 ~]# rpm -ivh ...
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Difference between rpm php and php54 packages from remi repo

I am doing some system automation where we need php 54. We install this from the remi repo. I can't tell what's different other than size in the two below: ...
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Logstash from RPM fails to run under nice command

I downloaded the Logstash RPM logtsash-1.4.2-1_2c0f5a1.noarch from the official site, but have been having problems getting it to run from the init script. I get no log data passed to ...
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Build gcc 4.1.2 from src RPM on a CentOS 5.10 [closed]

I need an advice on how to compile gcc 4.1.2 on a CentOS 5.10. The long story: I've a got a Citrix XenServer Creedence beta 1 up and running OK. It has actually CentOS 5.10 as the dom0. This can be ...
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Bad signatures or NOKEY errors on RPMs I just signed

I'm having serious problems getting RPM signing working for RHEL / CentOS 5 hosts. TL;DR: RPM signing isn't working, and it's working in a variety of insane and erratic ways depending on the exact ...
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facing issue while installing oracle Database 11g on rhel5 And SOA

While installing required rpms for both SOA and Oracle the below rpms are conflicting with each other glibc-devel-2.5-49.x86_64.rpm and glibc-devel-2.5-24.i386.rpm How can I fix it? one package gets ...
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How do I find out what RPMs make up a “yum group install”?

I am trying to install the Gnome Desktop Environment on a RHEL 5 system. I am NOT connected to the internet and do NOT have any local repo or the install disks. Under normal circumstances, where a ...
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rpmbuild fails with parenthesis in name

I am building RPMs with maven, triggered by Jenkins. Someone decided it was a good idea to have ( and ) in jenkins job names. This breaks my rpm generation, and it's immediately evident what's wrong ...
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RPM command hangs

in CentOs 5 rpm command stucks in my linux machine... [root@manage glib]# rpm -i libgcc-4.1.1-52.el5.i386.rpm [root@manage glib]# ps -efww | grep libgcc root 2020 32168 0 13:50 pts/0 ...
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How to install mcrypt in dual PHP version CentOS 6?

I have two parallel versions of PHP installed on CentOS 6.5 via this method [root@host ~]# php -i | grep "PHP Version" PHP Version => 5.3.3 [root@host ~]# /opt/rh/php54/root/usr/bin/php -i | grep ...
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yum update rpm packages installed manually

I needed to install the libxml 2.7 package and for this i uninstalled yum (yum have dependencies on libxml), is there any way I can make the pass to work with yum rpm packages installed previously? I ...
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Yum problems with easy apache - The server’s system package manager, ‘YUM’, failed.? [closed]

I keep getting the following error on easy appache !! The server’s system package manager, ‘YUM’, failed. ! !! This is the command that failed: yum -y install gettext automake19 libstdc++.x86_64 ...
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RPM change package name, without changing extracted directory

I've started creating RPMs of software that I use, to allow me to be able to deploy it configured exactly how I want. However I can't figure out how to rename the package without also renaming the ...
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In an RPM spec file, when a file isn't found, how to find out which %files line is at fault?

I'm working with a very macro-heavy RPM spec file, and when building it's producing an error I can't seem to track down: File not found: /var/tmp/pkgnamehere/mockbuild/usr/com/pgsql (I've replaced ...
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build .rpm package with all its dependencies

I'm not sure if its the recommended approach or not, in case the user doesn't have web access, and my software requires, lets say: libgcc-4.3.0.0.rpm (for e.g), I would like to bundle this for the ...