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

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What depends on glibc.i686 — yum

yum is skipping certain packages because of glibc.i686. What I want to know is what is using glibc.i686 ( which I guess is the source of the failure ) ? sudo yum -y update --skip-broken [sudo] ...
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Centos yum install git-sv

Running yum install on Centos yum install git-svn is producing the following errors: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * addons: mirror.eshk.hk * base: ...
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RHN/Yum update from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0 to 5.1

I need to update a server from RHEL 5.0 to 5.1 When I use RHN/Yum and do a yum update the 5.0 server gets updated to 5.6 Is there a way to configure RHN/yum to update the server only to RHEL 5.1 ? ...
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Fresh Red Hat Enterprise Linux fails to install httpd using yum

I'm trying to install a LAMP stack in a fresh red hat server but yum is misbehaving. Being linux illiterate I'm at a loss. $yum install httpd Loaded plugins: security Setting up Install Process No ...
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How do I make a local Yum cache for a different architecture/version/etc?

I have Centos running on an internet-connected computer, running i386 versions of some packages like MySQL. I want to make a directory tree that I can put on removable media and put in a ...
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Upgrade CentOS 4.4 to 4.8

I'm new to CentOS, have mainly worked with FreeBSD. How do i update/upgrade CentOS from version 4.4 to 4.8 ? Update # yum upgrade Will this upgrade only minor or will it upgrade to 5.x ?
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Restart required after edit of yum.config?

I have just updated yum.config to exclude tomcat, and I was wondering if there is anything I need to restart following this? From what I see I got the impression there is nothing to restart. If ...
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Yum email notification when new tomcat update is available?

I have decided to exclude tomcat from yum auto updates. I would however like to know when new updates are available so I can review their worth. I see that you can set yum to send email notification ...
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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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rhn_register through HTTP Proxy with Authentication

Is there any limitation to the proxy authentication support of rhn_register? The proxy of the network I'm on sends the follow 407: HTTP/1.1 407 Proxy Authentication Required ( The ISA Server ...
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Managing Internal Yum Repository Groups

What is the best method for handling yum groups dependencies? For example, take this comps.xml file <comps> <group> <id>production</id> ...
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CentOS package not available

I installed a CentOS 5.5 and the default php package is 5.1.6. I want to install 5.2.9, so I added /etc/yum.repo.d/CentOS-Testing.repo [c5-testing] name=CentOS-5 Testing ...
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RHEL 5.5 Yum Update Fails Dependency Error

I have 30 different RHEL 5.5 machines that will not update some 33 packages via Yum. Does anyone know why these packages will not install and how to correct this? Yum clean all does not fix the ...
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Is it possible to upgrade PHP to 5.3 on a Centos Kloxo installation? [closed]

I have a VPS running Centos with Kloxo on and I was wondering how I would upgrade the PHP to 5.3 - It's currently running 5.2.6. When I try and do a yum update I get the following errors: ...
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yum remove doesn't remove things completely?

I am trying to remove apache completely from my server,which is a ec2 instance, running Amazonian linux v2.6xx. Lets assume I have a file in /etc/httpd/conf/xyz.txt I am using the following code : ...
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yum error when installing memcached

trying to install memcached with "yum install memcached" and i'm getting all these errors which I have no idea how to solve. Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction ...
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yum-updatesd problem

I am trying to setup yum-updatesd to send email notification when there are updates available to the packages on my system. However, I am not receiving any notifications even though there are updates ...
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`yum upgrade git` centos

I want to upgrade git cause the version on centos5 is 1.5.5.6. yum upgrade git says, "No Packages marked for Update." Am I using the wrong rpm? How do I use a different rpm? Which should I use?
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YUM RHEL Update Server

I need to create a local RHEL5 Update Server to help eliminate the number of servers exposed to the web. All the local rhel5 servers need to be able to use this server as a repository for patches. I ...
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Yum - is it possible to search all remote packages for a specific file?

It frequently happens that I forget which remote packages contain the files necessary for something to install; I want to be able to search them for these files.
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How to install libguestfs / guestfish for xen on CentOS 5.5?

According to this page: http://libguestfs.org/ I should be able to just type: yum install '*guestf*' However this returns back: No package *guestf* available. Thanks for any help!
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Upgrading PHP - Missing Dependency php = 5.1.6 is needed by package php-eaccelerator

im trying to upgrade php from 5.1.6 to 5.2.1. When invoking the yum update php i get this message: --> Finished Dependency Resolution php-eaccelerator-5.1.6_0.9.5.2-4.el5.rf.x86_64 from ...
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yum gets stuck at Running Transaction

We have an RPM created from a TGZ which includes a set of files to be installed at /usr/glassfish. For some reason, yum gets stuck while Running Transaction (stuck for hours, doesn't continue...). ...
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question on yum

Ill give an example on the problem that I am having. I have a package, lets name is pack ver. 1 currently on the yum server, then I put an updated one "pack ver. 2", after reindexing the yum server, ...
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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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Upgrade PCRE on CentOS 5.5

I'm trying to upgrade pcre on my CentOS 5.5 VPS. Unfortunately the only RPMs available are for 6.6 in yum. I've found some links to newer versions of PCRE and even tried (and succeeded) at compiling ...
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RedHat Enterprise 5.6 trial install KVM

I am trying to run KVM on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.6 trial, and I tried following the tutorial in http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/centos-rhel-linux-kvm-virtulization-tutorial/ If I do yum groupinfo ...
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yum Error: unsupported file format

I get the error as following. my linux is centos5. yum list Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * addons: centos.ustc.edu.cn * base: centos.ustc.edu.cn * ...
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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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yum depsolving problems - package already installed?

In trying to do a 'yum update' I've started to hit the following error on a number of my systems: --> Running transaction check --> Processing Dependency: freetype = 2.2.1-28.el5_5 for package: ...
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how can i get the install path from yum?

Hello all i install several application using yum in CentOS now i like to see the installed application path's where each component yum downloaded got installed how can i do that ?
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CentOS - updating PHP via yum doesn't change the version apache uses

The server was running PHP 5.1.6, so we have updated it through running yum update. This updated PHP to 5.3.3 and running php -v shows this version. However, after restarting the apache, phpinfo() ...
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linux install without yum or gcc

Hulo All, Linux newb here. I just ssh'ed into my first shiny new CentOS virtual server to install a LAMP stack. No yum, so I had to install yum. Yum needs gettext, so it got gettext. Gettext ...
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Compile/Configure Options of a Yum Package (RPM)

Is it possible to get the compile options of a yum package? In this particular case, I am trying to get them for the standard BIND installation with CentOS, but if there is a generic way for YUM ...
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Installing GeoIP on Redhat x86_64 es5 with no success?

I am trying to install GeoIP on my Redhat x86_64 es5 but im getting errors. The packages im trying to install is: GeoIP-1.4.7-0.2.20090931cvs.rhel5.x86_64.rpm ...
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CentOS - downgrade to the stable PHP version

I am running CentOS and using the remi repository for PHP. I have just found out I am using the development version of PHP, even if I need the stable version: PHP 5.3.4-dev (cli) (built: Oct 3 2010 ...
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Reinstalling YUM on CentOS via RPM

So, our server got into a complete meltdown. Random files are missing, an fsck fixed something out of any of the remaining files...and thanks to sysadmin's faulty backups, I ended up trying to recover ...
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Broken yum package tree

I tried to update OS on my EC2 instance using yum update but I get the following error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * epel: ...
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Yum failing “Transaction Check” when updating

I'm trying to update my Cent OS 5.2 system using yum. But I've been getting this error: Transaction Check Error: file /usr/share/man/man1/pcregrep.1.gz from install of pcre-8.02-1.jason.1.x86_64 ...
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latest openbox Yum package standalone install centos

i am trying to install openbox on centos. when i try yum install openbox i get no openbox package available nothing to do how can I install this standalone with the yum command?
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will yum update delete all my databases? settings? etc

I just hosed my Centos install and I'm wondering whether to do a yum update? I have loads of mysql and solr databases that I am working on. Will it delete those? Should I do a backup before doing a ...
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yum update returns “Metadata file does not match checksum”

[root@someserver yum]# yum update Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security rhel-x86_64-server-5 | 1.4 kB 00:00 rhel-x86_64-server-5/primary ...
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I get dependency error when I try installing YUM on CentOS 5.5

I'm in the process of installing YUM on CentOS 5.5 and following instructionsin this page: http://wiki.openvz.org/Install_yum My system is x86_64. I'm executing the following command: rpm -Uvh ...
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Fedora13 | Remove X Window System and Disable it

I have installed Fedora13, i have removed X Window System by "Yum remove 'x window system'" Have edited /etc/inittab to boot to init3 (command line) Now, whenever I do a yum update, it checks for ...
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Centos 5 RPMs on RHEL 5

I know this isn't ideal, but typically how compatible are Centos5 rpms with RHEL5? Is the only real difference the enterprise package management, or are the two OS as divergent as Fedora and RHEL?
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Installing php-5.2.14 using yum

I'd love to go back to php version 5.2.x using yum so I can compile it using PHC. I'm having issues finding an old version, though. Can someone please give me instructions on installing php-5.2.x ...
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problem while installing some python packages

There is an issue while installing some of the packages for python. They show 'No package available' message while trying to do yum install . They are these: python-psycopg, python-reportlab, ...
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is it safe to run yum remove '*.i386' on a 64bit Centos System?

I just want to know if it would be safe to remove all 386 packages from my x86_64 system? Are any of the 386 packages actually used or do they just sit there? The reason i'd like to remove them, is ...
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Update RHEL servers through ssh, without root ssh access

Where I currently am I have a requirement to set PermitRootLogin to no for ssh. I would like to update all of my severs at the same time with passwordless login, however without the root account ...