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

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CentOS yum base repo not working [on hold]

I am currently working on a automated migration using saltstack, but I have been having a problem recently. Anytime I use yum anything what it says is this: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror ...
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Upgrade apache 2.4.6 to 2.4.12 on CentOS [duplicate]

We have following server details and we need to upgrade apache 2.4.6 to apache 2.4.12 OS: CentOS 6 Apache : 2.4.6 PHP : 5.5 I know how to install 2.4.12 from scratch but i just want to upgrade ...
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RHEL5 - Can't update packages because of i386 rpm conflicting with x86_64 rpm

When trying to run yum update, I receive the following errors: Downloading Packages: Running rpm_check_debug Running Transaction Test Finished Transaction Test Transaction Check Error: file ...
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Solved but Confused: Fedora 19 to 20 - “Protected multilib versions: chkconfig”

Initial Problem When upgrading from Fedora 19 to 20 using this command: yum --releasever=20 --setopt=deltarpm=0 distro-sync I get the following error Error: Multilib version problems found. This ...
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yum list available - not showing all packages

I have a strange problem with yum, working on one server and not working on another server that should be identical. The symptom is that after running createrepo on a directory containing RPMs (and ...
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Cannot install Varnish 3.x on CentOs 7

I have a freshly installed Centos7 and I wish to install Varnish 3.0; according with https://www.varnish-cache.org/installation/redhat I have installed the repo varnish-3.0.el6.rpm but ... ...
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Broke Fedora after accidentally cancelled yum update

tl;dr: I ran yum update -y, then halfway a huge update (1.1GB) accidentally hit ctrl+C mid-way. This broke everything. I tried: 500 yum check all 501 package-cleanup --problems 502 ...
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How to disable yum repositories not managed by puppet

Trying to bring a very ad-hoc environment into a more standardized and managed state. In my use-case, I'd like to disable all non-Red Hat repositories (provided by the subscription-manager plugin). ...
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Cannot install mysql server - Error in PREIN scriptlet in rpm package mysql55-mysql-server-5.5.32-3.el5.x86_64

I am trying to install mysql server 5.5 (or any 5.x versions) on Redhat 5.5 and am having some trouble. I can install the other mysql components but when I try to install mysql-server (or ...
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How to force a yum update without all the dependencies [on hold]

Scenario: I removed java off all our machines and put it in a shared location and then reference it using via symbolic links /etc/alternatives it works great. However, when I try to do a yum update, ...
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Server registered via RHSM to a Satellite Server can't load any of its assigned repositorys

One of my Redhat servers can't see any repositorys after registering with our Satellite server. I do have to say this Satellite server is newly setup and the newest Version -> Satellite Server 6 on ...
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RPM Repo: Clone just Source packages

As part of a project, I need to rebuild source RPMs from the really convenient Remi Yum repo(Source RPMS). The search for some way to efficiently get those packages was not a very successful ...
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Installing a Newer Package than what's in RHEL's Repositories

What's the best way in RHEL to install a newer version of a package than what's in the repositories? In Ubuntu I can just add the repo for a newer version of Ubuntu, install the package with apt, ...
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Getting a specific CentOS base image with mkimage-yum.sh

Docker's mkimage-yum.sh does indeed work (awesome little script) but it pulls 6.6 (the latest with updates). I was wondering if it's possible to specify 6.5. I believe I can use yum.conf but the yum ...
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Upgrading to PHP 5.6.7 using remi repos

I have PHP 5.6 enabled in my remi.repo file and none of the other sections are enabled the only other section enabled is [remi] itself. [remi] name=Les RPM de remi pour Enterprise Linux 6 - $basearch ...
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Can't install Facter 1.7.0 on Amazon Linux using PuppetLabs Yum repositories

I've installed Puppet using the setup guide but it seems I'm only able to install Puppet packages from the amzn-* repos, even though I have installed the PuppetLabs EL6 Yum repository using the ...
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How To Remove Non-Existent/Phantom Yum Repository?

TL;DR... I'm replacing public yum repos with an internal one and I can't figure out why two public ones continue to display in "yum repolist" when they don't appear in the normal config files. I've ...
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RPM or YUM equivalent of apt-get install libgraphicsmagick1-dev

I was using Ubuntu for development and one of the dependencies needs apt-get libgraphicsmagick1-dev now I need to deploy to a AWS EC2 which runs AMI and only support YUM or RPM, what the the ...
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Postfix fails to install in MySQL 5.7

I am trying to install postfix in my server with Centos7 MySQL 5.7 Unfortunately it seems to be they are incompatible. Why? Here the error message. Is there a way around this ? [root@doc ~]# ...
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Yum installs dependency after main package

I have 3 packages A, B and C. C depends on B, B depends on A. I've created a repo of these 3 packages. When I run yum install C, it installs B first, then A, and then C. How do I make sure it installs ...
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Upgrade php version on centos 6.5

On the current stack i hv centos 6.5 (64 bit) , PHP 5.3 available. I'm a linux new bee & need to perform php upgrade to PHP 5.5. Tried following but that returned error: wget ...
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Equivalent yum command for `apt-get install -y packagename --no-upgrade`

I was using this command in a shell script on my ubuntu server apt-get install -y packagename --no-upgrade . It will install the package if it is not present. It will not upgrade the package. Now I ...
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grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template

I'm trying to fix my system after moving it from one server to another. It works perfectly with kernel booted via network, but not from the disk. Reinstalling stock CentOS 6.6 kernel shows this ...
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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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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 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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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 ...