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

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Redhat 7 desktop to workstation

I installed a RedHat out of an installation cd, registered my entitlements, all that stuff. As part of my subscriptions I have both Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation and Red Hat Enterprise Linux ...
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I broke yum — Can't do anything

I was trying to follow a tutorial for installing yaffas (zarafa-admin) and I went to install the packages and got failed checksum errors for EVERY mirror. So after about 15 mirrors, I just hit CTRL+C ...
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No package php5-intl available RHEL

I'm trying to install php5-intl on Red Hat but cannot seem to find the package. I run yum install php5-install and get the error No package php5-intl available. Is there a different repository I need? ...
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No version specified, and no candidate version available for mysql

I'm trying to install MySQL using Chef on CentOS 6.5. I've got the repositories in place. -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 256 Oct 15 16:59 centos-base.repo -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 267 Oct 15 16:59 ...
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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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EPEL Repo for CentOS 6 causing error

I've got a VM running CentOS 6 (64bit) and I'm attempting to add the EPEL repo like usual to install various packages as I do quite regularly. Today, I'm experiencing some strange errors yet I'm ...
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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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yum downloadonly does not get all rpms needed for network free upgrade

I need a method to install all the rpms and their dependencies that this client needs to get a php app running. The client does not want to connect their fedora server to the internet. I tried doing ...
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Yum php-yaml install issues

We had an issue with an ansible playbook using vagrant - where formerly php-yaml was installing fine. Then, we were getting issues with our PHP repo: [vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo yum install php-yaml ...
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Apache tomcat server for yum repo

I have a system that currently has apache tomcat on it (RHEL 6.5). I also want to make a yum update repo on this system for other systems on the network (also RHEL 6.5). I know I can use the apache ...
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How do I update YUM repositories to get Postgres9.x version?

I need to install some Postgres9.1 libs, but "yum list" only shows 8.4 version. How to "update" yum repo list to get 9.1 version? My Linux version: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise ...
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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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How do I update bash on RHEL5 servers with expired contracts? [duplicate]

I have two servers with expired contracts that are both vulnerable to shellshock. I am in the process of migrating both to new servers with RHEL6 or greater depending when I get this done. That ...
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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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yum remove package freeze while erasing

I'm using CentOS 6.5 on a server. Some time ago, I installed from a third-party repository Newscoop CMS. Now I'm not able to remove it. yum remove newscoop Freeze at the "erasing" point, shutting ...
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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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CentOS fails to update Bash

I'm trying to patch my server against the Shellshock vulnerability issue. However, I'm unable to update Bash to a safe version, these are the results I'm getting: # yum update bash Loaded plugins: ...
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bash stuck at 3.2-24.el5 (Redhat)

I'm trying to update bash on our Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.6 server. But it won't find an update later than "3.2-24.el5". I've check and it is vulnerable for the shellshock ...
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Do CentOS 4 yum Repositories Exist Anywhere

I am trying (somewhat desperately) to convert an RHEL 4 server with no RedHat contract to CentOS 4 preparatory to upgrading it to CentOS 5 because "shellshock." I am following the instructions found ...
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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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Sudo yum update errors

I recently tried installing HHVM on my Centos VPS today without luck. I then tried to update my VPS and received the following errors below. I'm quite new to the command line so I don't have a clue as ...
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yum-complete-transaction in a crazy loop

I was trying to update a server that I have with yum update and it aborted because the server ran out of memory. I killed off a few processes that were not needed and ran yum-complete-transaction but ...
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Use puppet to update Yum repository [closed]

I have just started working on puppet and successfully installed the master server and agents. As part of my test, I am of the understanding that Puppet can replicate my configuration to the different ...
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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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What is yum “running transaction test”?

There are many questions and answers on the internet about the "Running transaction test" notice which appears after a yum update. These questions usually concern what to do if it gets stuck. My ...
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Install tuleap on amazon ec2 linux AMI

I'd like to know if it's possible to install tuleap on amazon ec2 linux ami. I searched the net unsuccessfully and when I try to install tuleap with yum, I got confilcts error (with httpd24, ...
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What is D option in linux yum assisted install?

When I install something with yum installer on linux, I get something like this: Is this ok [y/d/N]: _ So... what is the "D" option?
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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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RHEL/CentOS - Is it possible to update packages only up to a certain release date?

Technically speaking, if one wanted to update a RHEL or CentOS server using yum, but only up to a certain release date (i.e. don't install any updates released after X date), would it be possible and ...
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Upgrade R to 3.1.1 on ec2 via yum

I have an ec2 instance with an older version (3.0.2) of R that I'm trying to update to the latest (3.1.1). This is not available in the default yum repo, but is available under EPEL. The installed ...
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RedHat Yum Install Errors (PHP Module)

All, I am trying to use yum to install a PHP module which I expected to take all of five minutes... After quite a bit more than that I am stumped. Yum is throwing an error about a dependency missing ...
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Yum update coreutils failed

I got error update coreutils. Here is console log root@server70 [~]# yum update coreutils Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, rhnplugin Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile ...
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rebuild yum index on aws s3

I am trying to rebuild yum repo on aws S3 after adding new packages. Here are few commands I am trying, but it is not helping. [root@chucks ~]$ createrepo --baseurl ...
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CentOS 6.5 new Kernel not active after reboot

Today I was running some yum updates and wanted to verify that everything went through fine by making sure I had a new kernel. To my surprise I noticed that CentOS was still running ...
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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.?

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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CentOS 6 Yum update issue

I get this error when I try and run 'yum-complete-transaction' in shell: [root@namesvr ~]# yum-complete-transaction Loaded plugins: fastestmirror mirror speeds from cached hostfile Loading mirror ...
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How can I create a yum repository from downloaded packages? [duplicate]

How can one setup local yum repository using the downloaded rpm packages? This is a note to self. I am not sure if this good way, but I am trying nevertheless.
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Create yum variable, that is the result of a command?

To clarify, I am looking on how to store a yum variable as the RESULT of a command. The command I use to get the OS version is irrelevant to me, I'm sure there are better ways of getting it than what ...
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Spacewalk (satellite) activation refresh child channels on client

We have a (spacewalk) rhn satellite server running and several hundred machines registered with it with a few activation keys. Each of these keys have one or more child channels. We need to know how ...
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sudo yum install httpd is throwing errors

Hello this is the command im typing and its returning the error you see, any suggestions please [ec2-user@ip-172-31-41-46 ~]$ sudo yum install httpd Loaded plugins: priorities, update-motd, ...
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Yum updates for CentOS by OpenLogic fails on Microsoft Azure

Earlier today I made a fresh install of CentOS in Azure from images provided by OpenLogic. When I try to update the system with yum update, I get: Loaded plugins: security ...
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having problems updating yum on my centos 6.5 final system

[root@spanky ~]# yum update rpmdb: read: 0x7fff4032cbd0, 512: Input/output error rpmdb: /var/lib/rpm/Providename: Input/output error rpmdb: write: 0x12e1050, 4096: Bad file descriptor error: cannot ...
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Trying to install php-devel on AWS EC2 server to compile a PHP extension, but getting errors “httpd24 conflicts with httpd-2.2.27-1.3.amzn1.x86_64”

I'm trying to install php-devel on an AWS EC2 server so I can compile a PHP extension. But I get an conflits error. --> Processing Conflict: httpd24-2.4.10-1.59.amzn1.x86_64 conflicts httpd < ...
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How to add language support on CentOS 7 (on Docker)?

I'm trying to set locale to Japanese, but CentOS image on docker doesn't include language support. bash-4.2# yum groupinstall -y "Japanese Support" Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds ...
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Remove pgdg-centos92-9.2-6.noarch.rpm or enable for install PostgreSQL in CentOS 6.5

I'm trying to install PostgreSQL 9.2.6 in CentOS 6.5 and I doing as follow: Install PostgreSQL 9.2 repository rpm -Uvh ...
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Why does yum index get corrupted?

Occasionally yum's cache gets corrupted and we see errors like this: error: db3 error(-30974) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery error: cannot open Packages ...
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“yum groupinstall” i686 packages on x64?

I'm working on enabling x64 host build workers to build i686 RPMs, now that AWS EC2 (which we use to run build workers) is deprecating i386 nodes like m1.medium in favour of x64-only instance types ...
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CentOS 5.5 php-posix with dependency error php53-common

I'm having problems installing php-posix. The problem I have, is that I used epel.repo and now I can't work out how to get past this. I'm not great with Redhat & yum. [root@badelivery ~]# yum ...
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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 ...