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YUM installs outdated software

I recently acquired a red hat server that runs RHEL 5.5. I get a feeling that my YUM repositories are totally out of date because of the following reasons: I tried updating GCC using YUM. The ...
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Yum repo priorities and conflicts

On my CentOS 6.4 server, I am running MySQL 5.5.33 that I installed from the remi repository. I decided to upgrade MySQL to 5.6.x via MySQL's own yum repositories: ...
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Artifactory not generating yum repo repomd.xml

I would like to host some RPMs on Artifactory and use them in yum. This is meant to be supported as per https://www.jfrog.com/confluence/display/RTF/Local+Repositories However, the "Auto-calculate ...
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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-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 do I install the main repositories for RHEL6

We've setup RHEL6 on a new server. As far as we can tell, our subscription is all setup properly. However, when I run yum repolist, it doesn't show any repositories. /etc/yum.repos.d/redhat.repo is ...
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Later versions of RPMs not available through custom yum repo

I've created a custom repository following this guide. Files are being served via http (nginx). I've cd'd into the directory to create the metadata with createrepo .. I can install a package through ...
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Yum configuration through a proxy necessary?

I'm trying to get my yum configuration to work again but it stops at the following: yum update--verbose Config time:0.091 Yum Version: 3.2.22 Setting up Package Sacks Loading mirror speeds ...
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How to manage a home-grown YUM package repo?

There are plenty of websites that explain how to manage a mirror of YUM repos. I want to run a repo for my home-grown packages. Is there a good way to manage such repos? What I need to do: Manage ...
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Is ius's epel the same repository as fedoralprojects?

Are the following the same repository? Thanks http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL http://dl.iuscommunity.org/pub/ius/stable/Redhat/6/x86_64/repoview/epel-release.html
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CentOS 6.4 PHP MCrypt

I am trying to install the php-mcrypt extension for my CentOs 6.4 server but it is falling over with this message: [root@vps /]# yum install php-mcrypt Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror ...
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Cobbler import of RHEL6 DVD doesn't seem to create yum repo

I setup cobbler (2.4.0) and imported the RHEL6.4 DVD. It copies all of the packages over to /var/www/cobbler/ks_mirror/RHEL6.4-x86_64. It even runs createrepo and loads the metadata, etc. So you ...
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Trouble Installing php-mysql from webtatic

I have a fresh instance on EC2 of "Linux/Unix, CentOS 6 | 64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI)" This is what I did to get it running. yum install wget wget http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el6/latest.rpm ...
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Repo via reposync creates Packages dir

I am using /usr/bin/reposync --arch=x86_64 --repoid=rhel-6-server-rpms --download_path=/data/repos --plugins --downloadcomps It creates /data/repos/rhel-6-server-rpms and downloads the packages in ...
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Yum History and History Undo in Centos 6

I have a Centos 6 server and I have upgraded several packages. I can, supposedly, downgrade them with yum history undo <packageName> but all I get is downgrade failed for every single package. ...
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Trying to configure CentOS 6 and PHP 5.3.15

I'm trying to replicate a production environment so It's very important that I run PHP 5.3.15. The problem is that my dev server is running Centos 6 and the package manager will only install PHP ...
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yum: the same packages in two repositories, force to install the package from a different repo

I am developing a PostgresDB plugin. The plugin is being run in Postgres in Centos 6.3. To be able to compile my project, I had to install some of the libraries from the epel repository and some from ...
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When should one use EPEL 5 or EPEL 6?

I am not familiar with repos, and I don't get why there are several versions of EPEL (this is a bit philosophical I know, but I am afraid I am missing something in all that). Should I just look ...
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yum update, how to make rpm package updateable

need a link or tutorial on how to make an rpm package work with yum UPDATE. i have it and already works with yum INSTALL and yum ERASE, but is there somewhere info on how to make rpm package work when ...
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Using IUS repos with CentOS5 and Webmin, how should I set up Yum Priorities?

Following hobodave's excellent answer to this question - Upgrade Centos 5 tot PHP 5.2 or 5.3 [recommended way?] - I'm just wondering how I should set up my Yum Priorities so that IUS takes precedent ...
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Remove All Repositories - CentOS (Can't Download Normal Stuff Anymore)

Any time I do yum install ___, what used to be normally accessible is no longer so. I think it is because of an installed repository causing the issue. How do I remove all repositories?
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Enabling apt-get on a default Amazon EC2 instance which has yum installed

I'd like to call something like: sudo yum install apt to enable me to use apt-get as well as yum for installation. However this doesn't work. I get the following back: Loaded plugins: ...
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How to install package with yum without updating?

I want to install some packages from repository but always when I'm trying to yum install packagename yum updates db: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Determining ...
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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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Best way to clean up Yum repository?

We have a custom Yum repo that our developers upload builds to. The problem is that after some time it becomes cluttered with old versions. Removing the old versions manually is quite annoying, so ...
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How do I remove a repository of yum

When I search for a package in yum(centos 6), it tries to search in a repro named 'c6-media' And it gives a bunch of errors as follows file:///media/CentOS/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] Could not ...
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CentOS 5.7 - Cannot retrieve repository metadata

I got this strange error today and I'm not able to fix it: root@server# yum -y update Loaded plugins: allowdowngrade YumRepo Error: All mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file. Eg. ...
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Adding a yum repo with puppet - Error 400 on SERVER: Invalid parameter enable at curly bracket?

I'm trying to automate some tasks when receiving a new server. The first thing is adding some yum repos. My /etc/puppet/modules/repo/manifests/init.pp: 1 class repo { 2 file { ...
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Managing myriad package repositories

On testing, development, and some other server and workstation environments, I use a variety of package repositories (with CentOS, for example, these include: remi, epel, rpmforge, jpackage, and ...
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CentOS Repo on RHEL 5.6?

Does anyone know how to setup the CentOS repositories to work under RHEL 5.6? Please be specific if possible.
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php 5.2 repository

I'm quite a noob at configuring servers. Anyway, I'm running CentOS 5 and I've been meaning to install the php-xml package for my PHP 5.2.17. This server runs proprietary software which requires PHP ...
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CentOS repositories: EPEL or rpmforge, which one is better and why?

So everyone who uses CentOS knows the default repositories have their limits. I've been using rpmforge for years as a secondary repo. I usually use yum priorities to make sure rpmforge never installs ...
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Connecting to a Yum Repo on RHEL5

When I run a yum update I get the following error yum update Gathering header information file(s) from server(s) Server: Red Hat Enterprise 5Server - RPMforge.net - dag retrygrab() failed for: ...
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How-to: add an ISO/DVD of RHEL to the Repository list under Gnome for installing packages

I want to add the original ISO I installed RHEL from as a repository under the Add/Remove Software tool in Gnome. How do I do this? To clarify, I know what I need to do (add a repository) - I need ...
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Remote Yum mirror

I have a bunch of remote computers that must be updated to the most recent packages for RedHat 4 and RedHat 5. I am using mrepo to mirror the RHN packages, however the remote computers do not have an ...
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YUM Config file for a repo in local drive

I have a repo in my local computer . I was told to create a config file like [Norf-repo] name="Norf repo" baseurl=http://location enabled=1 But since it is a local package , I cant probably look ...
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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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What packages inside EPEL are for LAMP?

I heard that latest version packages related to LAMP for CentOS can be found in remi repository. I googled and found more than one article (e.g. ...
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How to know from which yum repository a package has been installed

After I have installed a package by yum (with multiple repository configured), how can I found from which repository it has been installed? If I run yum info package name (or yum list package name), I ...
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Where are the repos with development tools for SUSE (SLED 11)?

I've just got a new netbook from HP with SLED 11 pre-installed. It works OK, but I cannot find the software I need in the online repostories. I am a FreeBSD and Debian user, so for me, "if it's not in ...