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YUM, “patchlevel” and the DTAP street on redhat/centos

Is there a way to make yum update to a certain patchlevel? I always promise my devs the servers between Dev, Test, Acc and Prod are the same with versions of software. But when u use yum via the ...
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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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How to fix “Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)” in CentOS?

I've tried yum update yum and yum clean all, but neither help to resolve the following problem: # yum install httpd --installroot=/opt/httpd2 Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from ...
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kernel-firmware is a duplicate with kernel-firmware Cent OS YUM

I am having isssues getting my server to run after yum update was interrupted. When trying to complete the yum update I am getting the following response. [root@RESCUE-web yum.repos.d]# sudo yum ...
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Changelogs for rudimentary Redhat packages such as chkconfig

Frequently when running yum update I will see packages such as chkconfig requiring an update and I'd like to find out exactly what has changed, I mean such packages have been around for such a long ...
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How to Stable My Postfix against Spams or Virusses

I'm managing dedicated. In last days my server Ip is blocked by hotmail services. And my customer can't send any message to hotmail/live/outlook systems. postfix ver: 2.6.6 CentOS 6.4 64 Bit I just ...
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yum update if installed, otherwise install

Is there a command to do just that: if a package is already installed, update it, otherwise install the latest version For now I'm doing two commands: yum install mypackage yum update mypackage ...
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I've got an error while i was installing a newest php

I was updating the PHP version to the newest in my CentOS server, following this guide step by step. When I finally get to install PHP, I get the following error. sudo yum install php53 php53-cli ...
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RHEL/CentOS version numbering (before and after the dot)

How does the CentOS numbering work? Major releases are 'before the dot', eg 5.x and 6.x as far as I see, and minor changes after that. Questions: If I do a yum update on a 6.1 system, will it ...
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yum update failed

I have problem doing a yum update on my OpenVZ VPS. I get this error message: (56/69): glibc-devel-2.5-81.el5_8.7.x86_64.rpm | 2.4 MB 00:00 (57/69): ...
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how do I update php on centOS?

I have php 5.1.6 installed on a centOS server, and I need at least 5.3.2 (but would rather install the latest available 5.* version). If I run yum update php it says it will update to ...
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Got error while updating system software

I get this when i try to update system software from cpanel. Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.de.leaseweb.net * extras: mirror.de.leaseweb.net ...
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dbus dependency with yum

Whenever, I try and run yum update I get the following error: [root@server ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: dellsysid, fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: ...
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Performing yum update on an OpenVZ host

My company runs a handful of OpenVZ servers (HN) and hosts all the server as containers on these HNs. We have done some pentest and found out we have to do update the kernel on the HNs to resolve a ...
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Do I need to update Apache on CentOS 5.6?

Running: CentOS 5.6 I have been on Google and reading all weekend on trying to update Apache to the latest version (2.2.19), but am now a little confused. Does the CentOs version 2.2.3 include ...
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How can I update PHP 5.16 to 5.2.* on a Centos VPS

I am buying a new VPS with CentOS and I need to upgrade my PHP to 5.2.*. How can I do that?
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How to safely update a server software (without a risk to lose the data in the database)?

I'm going to use a server running Ubuntu Linux or CentOS for my projects. The server will not be managed by the hosting company, I will manage it myselff. I have been working with Ubuntu and CentOS ...
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CentOS proftpd upgrade from 1.3.1 > 1.3.3

A simple question just how to update proftpd on CentOS 5 (Linux server.domain.com 2.6.18-164.6.1.el5xen #1 SMP Tue Nov 3 16:48:13 EST 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) to most recent version ...
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Updating packages on a CentOS 5.5 VPS

I have been running a VPS for several weeks now and yum has informed me that 67 package updates are available. I'm very new to Linux and server administration in general. I have taken time to ...
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Upgrading Python from 2.4 to 2.5+ on CentOS

I tried yum update python and yum upgrade python both came up with results with endline: "No Packages marked for Update" I currently have Python 2.4.3 (#1, Sep 3 2009, 15:37:37) [GCC 4.1.2 ...
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omreport missing after CentOS 5.4 yum update

I just ran yum -y update and now I get omreport: command not found uname -a Linux smtp.alexx.net 2.6.18-164.6.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Nov 3 16:18:27 EST 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux