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

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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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Elastix Upgrade fails CentOS yum missing dependency with libwat, libgsmat, and libss7

I upgraded a year old vanilla Elastix box using yum update and yum upgrade. Almost 400 packages updated but a few of them failed, including asterisk. At present the switchboard is working but I can't ...
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Yum cannot install php addons

I had an issue with phpmyadmin so i uninstalled php and all it's addons and reinstalled it, but yum complains it can't install php-common: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from ...
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Make Yum recognize that httpd24-httpd (from SCL) provides the webserver virtual package

I've recently discovered software collections and understand how they allow me to install multiple versions of software by introducing a namespace for each collection. On Enterprise Linux, this is ...
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How to install package with yum without updating repository information?

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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Yum install libyaml has depsolving problems

Trying to get ruby up and running on a centos 5 box. yum install libyaml-devel Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Repository base is listed more than once in the configuration Repository updates is listed ...
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yum install Puppet 4.x on a CentOS 6 machine

I have a machine running CentOS 6.6 and I want to install Puppet 4.x on it. I followed the instructions on the documentation page and I installed the Puppet repository first: rpm -ivh ...
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Yum dependency available but not marked for install

I'm trying to install a specific version of MySQL: mysql-community-server-5.6.29-2.el6 on RedHat 6.6. When I run yum install, I get dependency errors, but the dependencies are clearly available. I'm ...
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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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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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How can I exclude a package from yum-cron but not from manual “yum upgrade”?

I've just gone through my servers and installed yum-cron (and then enabled with chkconfig yum-cron on since that doesn't seem to happen automatically). Now I realise that I'm running a MongoDB ...
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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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Not able to install or update packages using Yum Local respository

I have a Red hat 6.2 server which is in an isolated env which i need to update using Yum. I tried downloading the 51 GB reository from ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/ ...
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Yum update errors

I try to run yum update but I have three errors. I try to run the commands suggested but change nothing. How I can solve this errors? --> Processing Dependency: libzip.so.4 for package: ...
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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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Installing mysql-devel to match MySQL version

I'm running MySQL 5.1.52 on CentOS 4.6 and I'm trying to install mysql-devel to match my MySQL version. If I do yum install mysql-devel it wants to upgrade MySQL to 5.1.58, yet if I do yum search ...
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How to compile drivers for Centos 7 with mainline kernel 4.5.0.0-1 from @elrepo-kernel

When using CENTOS 7 with Kernel 4.5, I can not yum install kernel-headers with the same kernel version. I am stuck on 3.10, which is what Centos comes with. How can I install Kernel-headers 4.5 and ...
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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 install MariaDB on Redhat Enterprise Linux?

I'm trying to install MariaDB on Red Hat Enterprise Linux in my AWS account. It's failing below when I do a sudo yum -y install mariadb-server. How can I get the libsystemd library that it requires? ...
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Keep installed RPMs in sync

What is the best way to keep several CentoS/RH 5 servers keep the same set of RPM's? I.e., when I install or update an RPM on one of them using a common YUM repository, make the other servers ...
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Why can't I uninstall mysql-5.5 & install mysql-5.6 on Amazon Linux machine?

I'm on a 64-bit Amazon Linux machine. I had previously installed mysql-server 5.5. (using sudo yum install) However, I soon found out that my application requires MySql-serve 5.6. So I uninstalled ...
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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

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Unable to install Subversion on Centos 6

I am attempting to install the subversion client on Centos 6.7 but after running: yum install subversion I get the below response: Error: Package: subversion-1.6.17-1.el5.x86_64 (amberdms-updates) ...
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Haveged on Cloud Linux

I am trying to figure out how to install haveged on Cloud Linux. It doesn't seem to be avail in the repo, and trying to a do a make install does not work. My question is: Is haveged compatible with ...
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Get checksums of all packages on a yum repo server

I have a server I'm using as a yum reposerver. I've mirrored all the packages I want, and added additional packages in different folders. I've created multiple repos with the createrepo command. There ...
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`yum-security` functionality for CentOS?

The question here is similar, but not identical, to my (broader) question, which is: TLD;DR version Are there any tools for CentOS 6 (preferably in the base or EPEL repos) which provide any or all ...
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CentOS: What to do with packages installed from DVD after network is enabled

I had to install a couple packages manually from the CentOS DVD before I had networking set up. Of course, yum reports them as "From repo : c7-media" I want to know if, when any updates come out for ...
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What are the consequences of installing some el6 packages on Centos 7?

I'm responsible for administration of a Centos 7 box at my contract job. I'm really more of a developer and not much of a Linux admin, so please bear with me and maybe try to explain this to me like ...
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CentOS 6.4 YUM Python error

I'm getting an odd YUM error using the shell which I can't find any answers to elsewhere. What's weirder is that this worked fine on a very similar machine. It's a CentOS 6.4 machine and both YUM ...
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could not find recipe epel for cookbook yum

i am having trouble with nginx cookbook.. and it dependency on yum-epel. Getting error : " Chef::Exceptions::RecipeNotFound could not find recipe epel for cookbook yum" $ knife cookbook show ...
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Dependency issue installing Asterisk 1.8 on Amazon Linux Server

I'm trying to install Asterisk 1.8 on an Amazon Linux Server (2015.09). sudo yum install asterisk This results in the following errors: Error: Package: libresample-0.1.3-12.el6.x86_64 (epel) ...
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linux + yum update - what this command covers?

we have red-hat version 6.x machine, I verified what are the missing security patches as the following: yum updateinfo list security available Loaded plugins: product-id, rhnplugin, security, ...
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RHEL 6.5 in AWS, yum : Cannot retrieve repository metadata because of 404 Not Found

I have a RHEL 6.5 EC2 instance and yum is broken yum clean all $ yum clean all Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security Cleaning repos: dag epel rhui-REGION-client-config-server-6 ...
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How to remove this warning “This system is not registered to Red Hat Subscription Management. You can use subscription-manager to register.”

I get the following error when i am listing the updates.Server is currently registered with ULN. Although its a warning, i do not want the below message displayed when i am issuing yum command.i found ...
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Yum-cron output to both email and log

When configuring yum-cron on a CentOS (07 x64) host, i noticed the following option (/etc/yum/yum-cron.conf) - # How to send messages. Valid options are stdio and email. If # emit_via includes ...
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Why can't I install libdwarf.so.0 and libdwarf.so.1 at the same time?

I'm trying to build hhvm from source as well as install it from a package (to compare differences). When building it from source, it requires a recent version of libdwarf, so I downloaded an rpm and ...
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Installing Oracle 11g on CentOS via Yum

I'm trying to set up a CentOS 7 VM to host an Oracle 11gR2 database. There is no desktop/x window system software, but I did try installing the 11gR2 zips with ./runInstaller -silent -noconfig ...
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PHP-ZMQ pecl installation error - Unable to find libzmq installation

I've run below shell command as per ZeroMQ website to install PHP-ZMQ: sudo pear channel-discover pear.zero.mq sudo pecl install pear.zero.mq/zmq-beta Below are traces for the installation: ...
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Yum is not working on Amazon instances

Yum is failing on some of my amazon instances, I tried to followup with the amazon guys but not able to get it fixed yet. Below is the error,python and yum version info: [root@myhost_test.cache]# yum ...
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CentOS Patching Woes

I am having some issues doing our monthly patches. Error: Package: 1:net-snmp-5.7.2-20.el7_1.1.x86_64 (@pit-centos7-x86_64-updates) Requires: libperl.so()(64bit) Removing: ...
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How do I install automake and autoconf on RedHat Enterprise 5?

I am attempting to install "uploadprogress" for a PHP application, and have failed on dependencies. Firstly, on phpize, then php-devel, then on autoconf and automake. I have tried yum, and various ...
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yum equivalent to apt-get upgrade vs apt-get dist-upgrade?

I'm a *.deb guy and I feel quite uncomfortable while managing rpms. I'm used to run apt-get upgrade in my debian based servers for "normal" upgrades and apt-get dist-upgrade for allowing kernel ...
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redhat satellite + downgrade procedure - how

I used the RHN - red-hat satellite version 5.x in order to install errata patch: ( on linux version 6.x ) glibc-2.12-1.166.el6_7.7.x86_64 while the curent patch on my linux was: ...
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Add redhat yum repo to oracle linux

I'm running oracle linux 7.2. The Oracle yum repo is comparatively small, containing only core enterprise packages. How can I add the redhat yum repo so I can install other userspace utilities?
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Upgrade cURL to latest on CentOS 5.8

I need to update cURL on my MediaTemple DV server with CentOS. My server is running cURL version: 7.15.5 and CentOS version: 5.8 (final). I've seen commands like yum update curl, but just want to be ...
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yum : Could not contact CDS load balancer in AWS

I have an old EC2 instance with RedHat 6.5 installed. When I want to yum check-update, it show following error: $ yum check-update Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security Could not contact CDS ...
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Three instances of EL6, two show updates for openssl, the third does not

In remediation of DROWN, I need to update openssl packages on several EL6 servers. SSLv2 was turned off a long time ago but need to get these binaries up to date. I found that yum update presented ...
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How should I provide a replacement for a package in yum?

I'm writing a spec file to replace a yum package with one from our own repository. The new package will be a drop-in replacement for the original. I thought the best way to do it would be to give the ...
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postfix failed to start CentOS 6.5

DISCLAIMER: I am new to CentOS, so please forgive me if I overlooked something simple. Here is my issue: I recently just reformatted my server to CentOS 6.5 x64 and I have been having issues getting ...
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Should I be worried that yum update suddenly wants to update well over 100 packages on my CentOS 6 system?

I get an email alert whenever there's something to update, and typically do them that day. This tends to happen most days. For whatever reason I've had no alerts since 20th July until today (I ...