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 there a way to see if an rpm was installed manually or installed from a repo?

Title pretty much sums it up, but I'm looking for an rpm or yum command to see if an installed package was installed from the repos (if repo, which repo?), or manually.
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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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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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Running rpm does nothing

I'm not sure what happened with rpm on my system. This is a CentOS 6.3 VM hosted on Amazon EC2 if that makes a difference. When I run any rpm commands, it returns to the command prompt doing nothing. ...
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RPM packages with dependencies based on a major version of software (i.e php 5.3 with it's addons and then php 5.4)

Scenario: PHP5.3 php-5.3.21-1_x86_64.rpm (base) php-pecl-memcache-3.0.6-1_x86_64.rpm (dependant on above because of the internal PHP ABI version change) PHP5.4 php-5.4.13-1_x86_64.rpm (base) ...
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Multiple identical GPG Keys. What can cause that?

I'm using OpsCode Chef to manage all my VMs, but since the last week, I'm having issues with one VM. When running chef, it hangs right at the beginning. After a bit of investigation, I found out that ...
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rpm rollback ignoring rpms - no error output

Issue rpm rollback is not working with a set of repackaged rpms created in the last couple days, but does work with more recent ones. [root@host1 repackage]# ls -l zsh-4.2.6-* -rw-r--r-- 1 root ...
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Getting diffs for file changes detected by rpm -V

I have an installation that has been tampered with, and I want to find out what exactly has been changed. I can run rpm -V MY_PACKAGES which gives me a list of modified files. Now I am looking for ...
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RPM postinstall script missing?

I executed the following on xyz-3.0.rpm: $ rpm -qi --scripts ~/xyz-3.0.rpm > list Now here's what list showed: $ cat list postinstall scriptlet (/bin/sh): rm /opt/xyz/config/appkey.cfg ...
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Query IBM domino server linux package

I have used rpm -qa to export the list of package installed on the linux machine. After which, I didn't see any IBM domino server related packages in the exported file. May I know what is the ...
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How To Clone part of a RPM repository?

I have mechanisms for cloning RPM repos from the 'net. But what I really want is a way to clone PART of a repo. So far I haven't found any such existing mechanism. Here's the requirements: We ...
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How best to automatically deal with multiple site_ruby locations?

Is there a way to automatically append to $: variable in ruby to account for additional site_ruby locations? Ruby is installed in /usr/local/ and using gem_install will properly install the new ruby ...
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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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Upgrading PHP 5.2 to PHP 5.3 on EC2

I am a HUGE novice with this, and I have spend a whole day and a night trying to fix this. I know this has been asked before, but I have tried everything in those answers as well as from all over the ...
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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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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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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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Centos 6.4. building rpm for cups 1.7

I try to build rpm from source by running rpmbuild -ta cups-1.7.0-source.tar.gz --without dbus but get Processing files: cups-1.7.0-1.x86_64 error: File not found: ...
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Warning messages while building Apache server

I am building Apache server 2.4.6 from source and am not sure about a few warning messages I received during the rpm build process. The build completes OK and everything seems fine..BTW, this is on ...
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Failed to build rpm from source

I want to build a package from source, basically all I did was downloading Percona-Server-56-5.6.12-rc60.4.393.rhel6.src.rpm and adding -DWITH_INNODB_MEMCACHED=ON to spec file. ...
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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 to keep a rpm package during system upgrade?

I have a custom built rpm package which I installed manually (via rpm -Uvh / or yum localinstall). If I do an upgradee from CentOS5 to CentOS6 this package is removed and, because it missing in the ...
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Unable to upgrade proftpd on plesk 9.5.4 with atomic rocket turtle repos

I've been trying to crack this one for a while now. I'm running Plesk 9.5.4, and have tried to upgrade and reinstall proftpd from ART packages. Here's what I'm getting from the following commands: # ...
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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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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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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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Bad RPM Signatures

I'm trying to set up a repo that contains both CentOS 6.4 and 5.9 packages. The machine itself is 6.4. I've created a GPG key and have been able to sign my 6.4 packages no problem. When I create them ...
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Keeping a local mirror lean and mean for what our application needs

We have a local mirror RPM repositorythat lives where our virtual servers live on Amazon Web Services. This setup could conserve some network bandwidth, but my predecessor probably set it up as place ...
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Mock build system error: sh: ruby: command not found

I am trying to build a RPM using the mock build system. However, the shell in the mock environment cannot seem to find the ruby command. I run in to a build error: sh: ruby: command not found I can ...
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BUILDROOT files during RPM generation

Currently i have the following spec file to create a RPM. The spec file is generated by maven plugin to produce a RPM out of it. The question is: will i find files which are mentioned in the spec file ...
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Error when installing lighttpd

I have a server using lighttpd with the kloxo control panel, and some of the lighttpd files were missing the PHP configuration so I decided to reinstall lighttpd using Kloxo (this should regenerate ...
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Installing handlersocket

I am trying to install handlersocket plugin as explained here... http://www.percona.com/doc/percona-server/5.5/performance/handlersocket.html#enabling-the-plugin I have downloaded and installed ...
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How do I fix the require for python(abi) when building python module RPMs for SCL?

I'm currently trying to set up an environment for one of our apps on CentOS 6 using the SCL python33 repository. The app also requires a number of additional python modules, such as numpy, so I'm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can RPM perform search replace during installation?

Is there a way to perform search replace in the installed files during installation? The replace should be made using a host-specific file which installed separately. Ideally the checksums RPM keeps ...
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Install PHP-SOAP for PHP-FPM 5.5.4 CentOS 6

I have the following version of PHP installed (My server is 64-bit CentOS 6): php-common.x86_64 5.5.4-1.el6.remi This is running via PHP-FPM, if that makes a difference. I've discovered several ...
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RPM Version Issue and won't install

Get this error when trying to install an RPM: rpm -Uvh rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm warning: rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 6b8d79e6 ...
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Ordering RPM virtual packages

I have following packages, built by my RPM spec: libevent backend %package -n libfoo-libevent Summary: libevent backend for FOO Provides: libfoo-backend Requires: libevent >= 1.4 libev backend ...
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rpm to track system version requiring all rpms as dependency surpasses 8k per line limit

I would like to be able to install one package that tracks the version of the system. If this package is installed I would like to be able to guarantee that the system is at the appropriate update ...
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Optimal way to register existing local files as a package in the local RPM database

My final goal is a way to register a bunch of local files as a package in the local RPM database. This is what I've done so far: I build an RPM package from existing files using rpmbuild, then use ...
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Centos 6.2 postfix install dependency issues

I am administrating a VPS running cPanel and I'm trying to install postfix. Redhat-release says the version is CentOS release 6.2 (Final) and uname -a says: Linux server.mydomain.com ...