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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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rkhunter warns of inode change but no file modification date changes

I have several systems running Centos 6 with rkhunter installed. I have a daily cron running rkhunter and reporting back via email. I very often get reports like: ---------------------- Start ...
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How to fix yum install not valid release error on Centos 5

When I try to yum install anything I get: -bash-3.2# yum install strace Loading "fastestmirror" plugin Determining fastest mirrors * dag: apt.sw.be * lxlabsupdate: download.lxlabs.com * rpmforge: ...
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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 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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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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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: 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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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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Install Tomcat7 on EC2

I'm trying to install Tomcat7 on an Amazon EC2 instance, but it doesn't work. Below is the console output: [ec2-user@ip-XXX ~]$ sudo yum install tomcat7 Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security ...
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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 fix “Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)” in CentOS?

I've tried yum update yum and yum clean all, but neither help to resolve the following problem: # yum install httpd --installroot=/opt/httpd2 Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from ...
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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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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

Transaction Summary ========================================================================================================================================================== Install 9 ...
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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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How to install MariaDB rpms in CentOS 6.4 using rpm (not yum cmd) + handling mysql-libs conflicts

I need to script the install of MariaDB using the rpm command in CentOS 6.4. I can't use yum since it's going to be an offline install so there's no access to the repository. The only MySQL package ...
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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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Unable to install phpMyAdmin via yum (remi)

I'm trying to install phpMyAdmin via remi and it seems like it's missing php-php-gettext: # yum --enablerepo=remi install phpMyAdmin Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb Resolving Dependencies --> ...
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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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Yum install error (mysql-devel) depsolve

I get the following error on yum install mysql-devel. Can anyone help? I dont have this in my /etc/yum.conf exclude list. --> Finished Dependency Resolution mysql-server-5.0.45-7.el5.x86_64 from ...
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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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RHEL 6.x - yum gives “ImportError: No module named cElementTree” errors

I'm making a set of changes to a group of 150 servers. All systems were able to successfully download and install a specific set of RPM's via yum, except for one. One this particular system, all yum ...
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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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How to install java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel on RHEL Server 6.3?

I have need of installing a Java 7 development environment on a RHEL 6.3 (system details are below). Following the official OpenJDK directions I tried yum install java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel (as root). ...
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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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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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yum not working on EC2 Red Hat instance: Cannot retrieve repository metadata

For some reason yum has stopped working in my Amazon EC2 instance, located in the EU West sector. There seems to be something wrong with the path of the repo metadata, is this correct? I would be very ...
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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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Apache 2.4 Package

Does anyone know where I can get a apache 2.4 package for centos 5/6? When i run yum upgrade httpd it returns with version: 2.2.3-53.el5.centos I have these repo lists installed: base ...
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What does that mean: packages excluded due to repository priority protections

When updating with yum i recieve the following message: yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * atomic: www7.atomicorp.com * base: ...
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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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Pass --nogpgcheck to yum via puppet

How would one get a --nogpgcheck option to yum via puppet? I've tried package { 'unsigned-package': ensure => latest, install_options => ['--nogpgcheck'], } and package { ...
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CentOS install proftpd with yum

Server: CentOS 6.2 64bit How can I install Proftpd using yum? A search for the package doesn't find it: yum list proftpd Error: No matching Packages to list Although my CentOS 6 VPS does find it, ...
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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 ...