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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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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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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 ...
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How can I mirror a yum repository but download only the newest versions of each package?

I would like to mirror the following Yum/RPM repositories at http://yum.puppetlabs.com/ : http://yum.puppetlabs.com/el/6/products/ http://yum.puppetlabs.com/el/6/dependencies/ ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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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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2answers
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Packages with no name listed by yum

In my Fedora 20 system I see these two packages with no names (and with no version one): [user@notebook ~]$ sudo yum list installed|grep rawhide 0.10.23-2.fc19 ...
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Fedora19: YUM glibc is a duplicate of glibc

I'm using Fedora 19, when I'm trying to perform a yum update, I get the following error. yum update: Failed to set locale, defaulting to C Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit Resolving ...
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4answers
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Yum: List & Remove all devel packages

Devel packages usually contain the headers or other stuff that's necessary for compiling applications. To keep the systems clean and manageable, I'm looking for a command to list all-devel-packages ...
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3answers
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yum fails installing php53-devel.x86_64

I need to recompile php on a Fedora server because I need to use the --enable-zip flag. When trying to install the devel package, I get the following message. This is after a 'yum clean all': yum ...
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Unresolved dependency after yum update crash (broken ssh connection)

Today I was updating one of production server (one of many to test updates and then update the rest of computers). Soon after run yum update ssh connection was broken :/ . After login once again ...
0
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1answer
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Dependency loop while trying to install gcc on Fedora 17

I'm trying to yum install gcc but getting this message. Error: Package: glibc-common-2.15-37.fc17.i686 (@anaconda-0) Requires: glibc = 2.15-37.fc17 Removing: glibc-2.15-37.fc17.i686 ...
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Upgrading Fedora distribution with yum distro-sync fails with Error: Protected multilib versions

Using these instructions we are carrying out a yum upgrade on a Slicehost slice (NB. this is not a Rackspace vhost, if it was we could probably just do a standard install of the latest Fedora distro) ...
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1answer
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How to repair unbootable Fedora install

How do you repair/reinstall Fedora without deleting any existing partitions or data? I was attempting to upgrade some old Fedora 13 servers to 17, following the instructions in the wiki. After the ...
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1answer
504 views

yum install kernel source

I'm installing dahdi on my Fedora 15 machine and when I try to build, I receive the following error You do not appear to have the sources for the 2.6.38.6-27.fc15.x86_64 kernel installed. The ...
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2answers
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Erlang install error on Fedora 13

I am attempting to install RabbitMQ on a Fedora 13 box. This requires Erlang is installed. When I run yum install erlang I get the following messages. Yum seems to indicate that it resolved all the ...
0
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1answer
87 views

Error in Fedora 9 while installing MySQL 5.5.20 using “YUM” Command

I am trying to install the latest version of MySQL server on a Fedora 9 machine. When I run the command yum --enablerepo=remi list mysql mysql-server, I get the error: Loaded plugins: ...
3
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4answers
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Can I set up Fedora or Centos repos in RHEL6?

I have a RHEL6 box with no subscription to Red Hat Network. I want to install gcc using yum to resolve all the complex dependencies. Can I connect to Fedora or Centos repositories to install software? ...
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1answer
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How to install Mysql 5.1 on Fedora 16

I can't seem to install MySQL 5.1 on Fedora 16. When I try to install an RPM downloaded from the MySQL website I get conflict errors with the existing 5.5 packages which I have already 'removed' via ...
0
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1answer
461 views

Build RPM from DRPM on Fedora Linux

I am creating a private Fedora Linux mirror (os & updates repositories of RPMS and DRPMS). Of course, I'm doing that using rsync and everything is working well... except that I'm using a very slow ...
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2answers
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Disabling Yum's PostInst RestoreCon Action

When I update the package "selinux-policy-targeted" on a Fedora 15 box, as part of yum's post-inst action, a restorecon of the entire disk is called to change the on-disk selinux contexts to match the ...
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1answer
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How to unblock sites in squid proxy server

I have installed Squid as proxy server,By default it block the yum install and mails(gmail,yahoomail,etc).How to unblock this functions.i'm using fedora13 as OS
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“Insufficient space in download directory” error on VirtualBox when using yum in Fedora virtual machine

I just did a fresh installation of Fedora on VirtualBox - gave it 8GB of hard drive space. After installing a handful of packages via yum (and nothing more) I am getting the error: Insufficient ...
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1answer
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Upgrade PHP version on Fedora 8

I have a Fedora 8 server I set up on Amazon EC2 back in late 2008. I use to to run a few web applications. I use yum to install applications such a PHP and MySQL. I am currently running PHP version ...
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Yum not Detected

I am trying to use SSH to update PHP and I'm getting the message "Yum not Detected." Is "Yum" something I need to enable or install? Following advice I got in a previous question, I typed this into ...
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3answers
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Yum - testing if something is installed and then using that from a Bash script

Is there a good way to use Yum to test if something is installed (true of false) and then use that answer in a Bash script?
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Can I upgrade a FC4 server to the latest version over the network?

I found an old server with 2.6.17-1.2142_FC4smp installed. Is it possible to upgrade this to the latest fedora-version? It seems that the required packages does not exist on ...
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1answer
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Yum install in chroot directory

I'm trying to install the Base group on a mounted volume. Here's the custom yum.conf that I'm using: [main] cachedir=/var/cache/yum/ debuglevel=2 logfile=/var/log/yum.log exclude=*-debuginfo ...
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1answer
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Problem with kde-filesystem when updating

Since 2-3 weeks, each time I update my fedora 11 box with yum, I get these messages. Error unpacking rpm package kde-filesystem-4-33.fc11.noarch warning: /etc/rpm/macros.kde4 saved as ...
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Install Ruby 1.8.7 on Fedora 11/12

Is there a simple way to install Ruby 1.8.7 on Fedora 11 or 12 without side-stepping the yum/RPM package management system too severely? Building from source is always an option, but it tends to ...
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1answer
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yum update works but yum --security update fails to work in Fedora 12

I had already installed the yum-security before. And I was going to do an update by entering the following command: [root@localhost /]# yum update Loaded plugins: presto, priorities, ...
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4answers
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Aptitude command on fedora

linux newbie here. I'm running Fedora 12 and I have a script for Ubuntu installing a bunch of packages using aptitude. I tried installing the packages using yum, but most of them aren't available. ...
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Choosing between CentOS + remi repository and Fedora

I have rented a VPS and it will be used as a LAMP server. I like using latest versions of LAMP packages and applying updates to them using yum rather than 'compile from source'. As you may already ...
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Why does firefox need to import the GPG key when updating?

I am new to linux and I typed yum update firefox in the shell. During the process, it says: Importing GPG key 0x57BBCCBA "Fedora (12) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>" from ...
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Yum finds package in search but can't find it to install

I got this issue on an FC8 server where if I search for something in yum, it finds the packages I am searching for but then when I go to install the package it says its not there...? [hamstar@tankian ...
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Problem with two kernels installed and '@fedora' entries in 'yum list'?

FC11 beta upgraded to FC12. When I do yum list I see listing on the far right column as follows: 'fedora' 'installed' and '@fedora'. Previously I never had '@fedora' and only seemed to appear when I ...
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Fedora: is there a way to add YUM RPM repositories without editing /etc/yum.repos.d/?

On Ubuntu based systems, it is possible to add repositories through Synaptic Package Manager interface without having to edit the sources.list file. Is this also possible on Fedora based systems?
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How do I prevent yum from updating a particular RPM?

For certain reasons I have to keep a slightly older version of a particular RPM installed on my box (Fedora 11). The problem is that every time I do a package update yum (or one of its GUI ...
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Installing Fedora RPMs in CentOS

How safe is it to install Fedora RPMs in CentOS 5? Does it depend on the version of the Fedora RPM or is it generally better to steer clear?
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How can I completely remove X-Windows from Fedora?

A while ago I installed my first Linux server using Fedora 10. I then upgraded to Fedora 11 and realized that I never use X-Windows on the machine, and during each update downloading a huge amount of ...
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Why do I have .rpmnew file after an update?

I use yum to update my Fedora. After a huge update, I got many .rpmnew and .rpmsave files. I could understand if I had modified these files. But I'm sure that I didn't edit these files. What should I ...
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545 views

Install several versions of the rpm packet

I need to use python2.5. But my system (FC11) have python 2.6 only. How can I install and use several versions of python with yum or rpm? Or maybe I need to compile python 2.6 from sources?
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Is there any decent repositories for CentOS or Fedora?

I'm known as a hater of RPM/Yum based OS, just because i think their lacking of decent package repositories (at least for recent software). While in Debian/Ubuntu, there are a lot of good ...
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yum for fedora fails when I include the dev repo

I've been having issued with yum for a while, then I disabled all the extra repositories and it started working fine. My problem is I'm trying to get dropbox installed and they don't have an rpm for ...