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

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How to install oddjob-mkhomedir on AMI box using command line

I'm trying to install oddjob-mkhomedir and it comes back with no package available nothing to do. I used sudo yum install oddjob-mkhomedir so I'm assuming the repository is not available. My ...
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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 ...
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Why I should prevent yum from update kerneI?

I was googling about yum and reading some articles when I stumbled on bunch of articles about disabling yum from update kernel packages. Now I'm wondering why I should do that. When I update system I ...
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RHEL 6.6: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - “The requested URL returned error: 403 Forbidden”

First of all, it's the first time I setup RHEL machines, I'm more used to Debian. We're installing many machine at the same time. We've upgraded from RHEL 6.3 to RHEL 6.6 and we're now trying to ...
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CentOS 6.4: Yum is not showing any 32 bit options for packages to install

I did a minimun CentOS 6.4 install (x64) and now I need to install Java JRE 32 bits. However, everywhere I read, I understand the .i386 or .i686 packages should be available by default. I cannot find ...
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yum install proftpd error

I used proftpd for years on this year. but I got an error when I update proftpd today. I am using CentOS 5.11. [root@server11 yum.repos.d]# yum install proftpd Dependencies Resolved ...
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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 ...