YUM is an open-source command-line package-management utility for RPM-compatible Linux operating systems.

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Lost network connectivity after a “yum -y update”

I've a server on Centos 6.5 and after a yum -y update we've lost all connectivity on it, the only access we have is on shell thru SolusVM serial console, I've tried everything (SFTP, SCP) on my reach ...
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How to tell what is blocking internet (download) on cloud server

Background: My employer is using a cloud-based database server through a service called Rackspace. This server is accessed by our other servers via ssh. Our network admins are unreachable for the next ...
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How can I exclude packages with yum-cron on CentOS7?

On earlier versions of CentOS, and assuming RHEL, you could exclude packages by adding the packages to skip to /etc/sysconfig/yum-cron . Putting several newer servers into use now, and I can't find ...
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All yum command broken for centos 7

[root@buf ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=7&arch=x86_64&repo=os&infra=stock error was 14: ...
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CentOS 6: Apache 2.4 drop-in replacement for Apache 2.2 via yum?

I've a CentOS 6.6 installation with the stock Apache 2.2 package. I need to upgrade it to Apache 2.4, but I want a true drop-in replacement for the installed package, not something that goes into /opt ...
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PHP dependancy issue after upgrading to PHP 5.6.5

I'm trying to install Laravel, this required me to upgrade to php 5.6.5. This was a success and php is running fine, but im having 2 dependency issues when i try to install other packages that laravel ...
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Unable to install yum-plugin-priorities on rhel 6

I'm trying to install yum-plugin-priorities on redhat 6 but I'm getting the error "Nothing to do". If you can guide what to do, it'll be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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Unable to install or update using yum

When trying to install or update anything in yum, I get a list of requires, removing and obsoleted by: Loaded plugins: downloadonly, fastestmirror Setting up Update Process Determining fastest ...
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yum Cannot open: oracle-instantclient11.2-basic-11.2.0.4.0-1.x86_64.rpm. Skipping

I am following this article on installing the oracle client RPMs on a CentOs 6.x server using yum localinstall.for some reason yum cannot open the RPMs - and I am at a loss as to what the next step ...
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Error while installing php-imap on CentOS 6.6

I'm trying to install php-imap on CentOS 6.6 yum install php-imap But I'm getting this error: Error: Package: php-common-5.3.29-4.w5.x86_64 (webtatic) Requires: libcurl.so.3()(64bit) ...
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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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RHEL6 yum 'ascii' codec can't decode

I went to upgrade my RHEL5 to RHEL6, without problem. I've got just a little cosmetic warning as : # yum update Modules complémentaires chargés : product-id, security, subscription-manager 'ascii' ...
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Yum: No package mysql-server available in Cent OS 7

I just installed Apache on my new Digital Ocean Cent OS 7 x64 server. When following Digital Ocean's tutorial, yum cannot install mysql-server. # yum install mysql mysql-server mysql-libs ...
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upgrading Apache web server within 2.2 family on Linux centos [duplicate]

Please excuse me if this is the 900th variation of the same question, but I am relatively green at this and having trouble sourcing correct information currently, latest version of Apache Web Servers ...
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Centos yum resync installed packages

I am in a strange situation. I have a web server machine with CentOS release 6.6 (Final) installed with nginx, mysql, ISPConfig and Webmin which is working smoothly. Recently I noticed when using ...
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Automatic updates recommended in CentOS 6/7? [duplicate]

I know there are several ways to automatically update the CentOS 6/7 system via yum. My question: Are automatic scheduled updates recommended to use in CentOS? If yes, which way is the best? Florian ...
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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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RedHat: Can't install package GNOME Desktop Environment

I installed the package GNOME Desktop Environment on my machine running Red Hat version 6.4. more /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.4 (Santiago) At the end of the ...
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yum dependancy error - looking for the wrong version of php-mysql

So I was trying to upgrade from MariaDB 5.5 to 10.0. (which is essentially MySQL fork) The installation instructions say to yum remove mariadb-server mariadb-common mariadb-compat then re-install ...
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MySQL 5.6 Community Server failed to start in CentOS 6

MySQL 5.6 Community Server failed to start on CentOS 6. Before, I have successfully installed mysql community server (file: mysql-community-release-el6-5.noarch.rpm) on my CentOS 6, the binary source ...
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CentOS Multilib version conflict

I'm trying to install HHVM on my CentOS 6.6, but this multilib problem is not letting me. Upon running yum upgrade, I get this result. root@invictus [~]# yum upgrade Loaded plugins: fastestmirror ...
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Install php-soap56w on CentOS 7 x64 not working

I followed the guide located here to install PHP 5.6 with Apache on CentOS 7. Everything went along smoothly. I now need to install PHP-SOAP and it's gave me dependancy conflicts. So I used this ...
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Find (un)used packages on CentOS/Fedora?

In short: From all the (rpm) packages installed I would like to identify the ones unused (for example since the last 6 months). In long: I have number of machines with a respectable service record. ...
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How to fix a function in bash that checks if an RPM package is installed?

I've written this function: function isInstalled { if [ rpm -q $1 &> /dev/null ]; then echo 'installed'; return 1; else echo 'not installed'; return 0; fi } But something is ...
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Yum, always install both 32 and 64 bit when available

When using yum, is there a way to have both 32 and 64 bit packages installed whenever both are available? I know I can specify *.i686 for individual packages... But I have a lot of errors that ...
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Centos 6.6 yum issues with NTP update

Hi I'm having an issue with yum, I seem to have broken dependencies? I have a general knowledge of Linux but I'm not sure how to fix this. Running CentOS 6.6. Here's the output from yum: yum update ...
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Yum installation fails with RHEL 6.5

I am trying to install shibboleth SP package using YUM installation (Yum install shibboleth). I am getting the following error while installing. Downloading Packages: ...
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Yum update without upgrading CentOS

Is there a manner in which we can yum update and pull the latest packages but not end up updating CentOS itself? I know we can alter yum.conf and exclude certain packages and even repos, but if that ...
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How to keep specific old kernels around after a yum update

I know that in CentOS 6.x, you can put the following line in /etc/yum.conf which tells yum to keep the last N kernels (by default this is set to five): installonly_limit=5 However, there are cases ...
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CENTOS yum different versions

i have two servers running centos, they are located in the same Data Center i want to update my mod-pagespeed module Server 1: [root@web2 11]# yum update mod-pagespeed Loaded plugins: ...
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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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How best to maintain a recent bash version on amazon linux?

I require Bash 4.2 or higher. Amazon Linux default repositories only provide Bash 4.1. I have done some searches and can not find a yum repository for recent versions of Bash. I don't want to compile ...
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Using yum-builddep instead of yum install in Puppet

Is there a simple way to change the default behaviour of yum when installing packages to for instance instead of doing a yum install instead use yum-builddep to install only the dependencies of a ...
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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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Yum repos are broken after installing Jenkins

I installed apache and jenkins, now when I run yum commands I get repo errors. I'm new to redhead so I'm struggling to see where I'm going wrong. Heres an example of trying to install git: # yum ...
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red hat - glibc version too low for a lot of needed packages [closed]

I am running a Red Hat server with the following version: webtatic-release-6-5.noarch **redhat-release-server-6Server-6.6.0.2.el6.x86_64** epel-release-7-2.noarch rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.i686 ...
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Which package contains rhn_register?

Spacewalk has been installed, runs and can be accessed. The expectation was that installing Spacewalk was sufficient in order to run rhn_register. [vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo rhn_register sudo: ...
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What does the status column mean when I run yum repolist

I'm trying to update my PHP version, using the webtatic repo. I've successfully done it (using the exact steps in the link) above on a test VM server running on my machine at home, but when I try and ...
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PHP Change log Centos 7 [duplicate]

Might be a silly question but Im looking at the change log for PHP by running this command - rpm -q --changelog php | grep CVE See all the CVE's listed does that mean they have been patched in the ...
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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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Why won't yum install updates?

I am getting errors, I think with coreutils, where yum won't update. Here is a stripped down output from what I see when I run yum update: Resolving Dependencies There are unfinished transactions ...
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Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/ssh2.so'

When I try to run any php script with my user within shell, I get the following warning: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/ssh2.so' - ...
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RHEL 6.4 (Santiago) yum groupinstall 'Development Tools' no packages [duplicate]

I am having issues with group install. My goal is to install make. They say make ships with RHEL but mine doesn't have it [root@respsrhl27 ~]# yum groupinstall 'Development Tools' Loaded plugins: ...
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Control the order yum dependencies are installed?

I need to install an application that has 4 dependencies (output from .spec file): Requires: PA-KBU-KBUONE-SHARED Requires: PA-KBU-KBUONE-PLI-CONF Requires: PA-KBU-KBUONE-PLA-CONF Requires: ...
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Yum PYCURL ERROR 6 - “Couldn't resolve host 'mirrorlist.centos.org'” [closed]

I am attempting to redo my server (CentOS release 6.6 [Final] x86_64) and I am now getting the following output on yum [root@server ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities, security ...
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Cannot enable yum repositories on EC2 machine running Red Hat

I am setting up a Red Hat box on EC2. When I try to install anything using yum, I receive this message: There are no enabled repos. Run "yum repolist all" to see the repos you have. You can ...
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yum dependency conflicts already installed package

I want to install php 5.6 from the webtatic repo: yum install php56w php56w-opcache php56w-mysql php56w-mcrypt php56w-pdo php56w-xml One of the dependencies is httpd: Installing for ...
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using crond to let the yum auto update, is that safe enough?

Nowadays, there are many bugs are found. So that, I am wondering, If I use crond to execute yum update -y per day, will it make things better?(It's a server, I don't want it stop working due to ...