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

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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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Yum Hangs on “Setting up Update Process”

When running the following command, yum hangs on Setting up Update Process,and then server down and should to reboot from panel. centos 6.5 /etc/yum.conf [main] ...
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What can I do to safely repair my yum packages after a bad update?

I'm running amazon linux on an EC2 micro box. Recently I ran sudo yum update --security in the hope that it would patch Heartbleed. Unfortunately I ran out of memory during the update process and some ...
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yum update leads kernel error

When I do 'yum update', the following error is shown. Before running the suggested command, I shall better understand, what the cause is. Any advice? --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: ...
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Yum update problems on AWS with missing requirements and duplicate sendmail

I am running an AWS VM and tried: sudo yum update Result: Error: Protected multilib versions: sendmail-8.14.4-8.12.amzn1.x86_64 != sendmail-8.14.4-7.9.amzn1.i386 You could try using ...
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How to upgrade OpenSSL on CentOS 6.5 to protect against heartbleed? [duplicate]

When I go to run: root@vps [~]# yum update -y openssl I get: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.beyondhosting.net * extras: ...
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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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Downgrade Perl 5.16 to 5.14

I carelessly did yum update on my Amazon Linux AMI and updated Perl. Now my Movable Type install doesn't work. I did some google but could not find any solution except downgrading Perl to 5.14. ...
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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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Will redhat yum see packages installed with rpm? [closed]

Or if not, is there a way to make yum be aware of them? Does 'rpm -qa' and 'yum list installed' query the same source?
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How to start hadoop on CentOS

I have installed hadoop using Yum on CentOS: yum install hadoop Now I want to start hadoop but cannot find the start-all.sh script mentioned on many blogs and wiki pages such as ...
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yum install throwing error 403 when trying to install from rhel-x86_64-server-6

To preface this, I don't have much Red Hat experience. Most of my experience is with Ubuntu. The server I'm working on right now is running Red Hat Enterprise 6.5. I'm trying to do a simple yum ...
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Installing perl-Time-HiRes on RHEL6.2 gives perl dependency error

I get the following when trying to install perl-Time-HiRes: host1:user1 > sudo yum install perl-Time-HiRes Loaded plugins: product-id, security, subscription-manager This system is not registered ...
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PostgreSQL 9.1 on CentOS 6.5 - recovery.conf causing process exit with error code

I did setup streaming replication on the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with rsyncing of the WAL files in case of failure. Now I was trying to do the same on the CentOS 6.5. To do this I've added official RPM from ...
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How to get Zabbix to report out of date packages?

How do I configure Zabbix to report for Linux servers that have out of date packages? The following shell command reports if package updates are available: /usr/bin/yum --debuglevel 2 --security ...
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Any Linux tool to create a repo file?

SuSE's package manager zypper is able to create repository file in /etc/zypp/repos.d/. zypper -n rr myrepo zypper -n ar -f http://path/to/myrepo myrepo I'm looking for an equivalent tool do the ...
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PHP upgrade always breaks session folder permissions

Every time I upgrade php (via yum upgrade) on my CentOS box, my /var/lib/session folder ownership becomes root:apache with 600 permissions. I use nginx as my web server. This breaks my site and ...
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Unable to install Phpmyadmin on Centos 5, missing dependency php-common

I keep getting this error when trying to install Phpmyadmin: Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package phpMyAdmin.noarch 0:2.11.11.3-2.el5 set ...
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Repairing replaced OpenSSL installation

I previously replaced openssl on my centos box with openssl10, using something like these instructions: rpm -Uvh http://dl.iuscommunity.org/pub/ius/stable/CentOS/6/... ...
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What is the main difference between yum remi and yum atomic repository?

What is the main difference between yum remi and yum atomic repository ? I have problem as i have installed them both and now they are conflicting in the Yum update I think they both serves the ...
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CentOS 6.5: yum insists on installing 32-bit packages on 64-bit install causing multilib issues

This morning I tried to install libvirt on one of my servers. The yum install failed with a multilib issue related to the plymouth-core-libs package. Later, when trying a yum update I got a similiar ...
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What does “u” in an rpm filename stand for?

I currently have PHP 5.4 installed. These packages are all prefixed with "php54-" (pecl, pear, pdo, fpm, gd, mysql, etc). I'd like to make the transition to 5.5. The packages are available... ...
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Prevent reboot after yum update

I would like to know how to stop the system from rebooting after running a yum update. I use a script on each system which runs daily yum updates through cron and if an uodate is critical enough (for ...
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How to register RH 6.5 in order to use yum (behind http proxy)

I registered my RH 6.5 machines using subscription-manager. Yum is not working. I'm behind http proxy so I added proxy=http://x.x.x.x:3128 into /etc/yum.conf. But still yum installations fail: yum ...
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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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How to downgrade OpenSSL on Amazon EC2

I'm using a version of the Amazon Linux AMI (v 2013.03) that comes with OpenSSL 1.0.1 installed as described here: http://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/2013.03-release-notes/. I have an application ...
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Puppet package “ensure => latest” does not 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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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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FC14 and yum dependancies

I've got my hands on an FC14 machine and I've been trying to get yum working on it over the past couple of days. The machine (which is an appliance) shipped with a conflicting package to ...
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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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Upgrading packages over a large amount of servers

I have a large amount of CentOS servers that I need to periodically upgrade packages on. How can I combine automated upgrades but still retain control? Some of my issues with fully automated ...
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Fedora 14 Repository List

I've got a machine running FC14 and trying to set up yum on it without much luck. I'm aware that the FC14 repo's have all gone archive though it's not possible to upgrade this box as it's an appliance ...
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centos 6.4 PHP 5.5 installation dependency errors [duplicate]

I'm trying to install php 5.5 via the remi repositiory but i'm getting dependency errors such as: Error: Package: mysql-5.5.36-1.el6.remi.x86_64 (remi) Requires: libssl.so.10(libssl.so.10)(64bit) ...
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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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Yum repository configuration on Amazon EC2 instance

I'm trying to install postgis on an Amazon EC2 instance, the instance is running Red Hat, and by following this tutorial: http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/YUM_Installation#Configure_your_YUM_repository ...
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CentOS 6 Httpd failed to start

I am using CentOS 6.5. The Apache HTTP server (httpd) is dead for an unknown reason. I cannot visit http://localhost/ anymore. When I tried to restart httpd, it failed (Error message shown below). ...
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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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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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How to Update remi repository list?

I am trying to upgrade to php 5.5 using remi repository, My OS is Centos 6.4, but my problem is when i run the command yum --enablerepo=remi,remi-php55 install php i still see the php version ...
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Amazon linux package conflict [closed]

I was trying install php55-fpm on amazon linux, but there is a package conflict with php-common. How solve this issue ? [ec2-user@ip-10-0-12-54 ~]$ sudo yum install php55-fpm Loaded plugins: ...
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how to install python-elementtree on CentOS 6.5?

How to install python-elementtree on CentOS 6.5 using yum? I need it for s3cmd, but their documentation page doesn't explain it.
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No package blktrace available

I could not install blktrace in my redhat5.8 OS. yum install blktrace Loaded plugins: katello, product-id, security, subscription-manager Updating certificate-based repositories. Unable to read ...
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Error on installing Git

I keep getting these errors when I try to install git: Error: Package: git-1.8.2.1-1.el5.i386 (epel) Requires: libcurl.so.3 Error: Package: perl-Git-1.8.2.1-1.el5.i386 (epel) ...
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how to install libwbxml2-utils and tnef

I need to install libwbxml2 for sync in group-office and tnef to view winmail.dat attachments in the email module. I'm running Centos 6.4 64bit with cpanel and PHP 5.4 I tried: root@server [~]# yum ...
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How to install pip and other specific python modules onto a CentOS server that is air-gapped from the internet?

Ultimately, I'm trying to install SaltStack on a super computer that has no internet connection. And I'm not allowed to hook it to the internet. So far, I have installed an entire yum repo on the ...
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php-snmp php-devel php-mbstring Dependency Issues RHEL 6

I apologize if this is answered, I may just not know what exactly to search for. I am attempting to install Cacti on RHEL6 and have hit a wall trying to install these three package: php-snmp ...
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How can I exclude a package from yum-cron but not from manual “yum upgrade”?

I've just gone through my servers and installed yum-cron (and then enabled with chkconfig yum-cron on since that doesn't seem to happen automatically). Now I realise that I'm running a MongoDB ...
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Update PHP with yum on Amazon Linux

I have Amazon Linux on EC2, AMI 2013.09. I followed the LAMP install tutorial, http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/install-LAMP.html, and ended up with PHP5.3 installed. In answer to ...