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

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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 ...
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Wget, Curl, Yum Fail but Ping works - CentOS 5

We currently have three webservers. Servers one and two behave, but I'm having real problems with the third. wget, curl and yum all fail to make their connections - that is, they all hang after ...
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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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Configuring and installing VS package management

Let's take Ettercap (Can be any software) and configure it: sudo -c "./configure --prefix=/usr/local/ettercap" An error arises: checking for libpcap... no Is Libpcap missing ? NO ! Ettercap ...
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PHP 5.3.2 or 5.2.14

I am currently running my system on Cent OS 5 with PHP 5.3.2 installed. I have had no problems but have noticed one of my primary yum repositories (atomic) continues to use 5.2 and pushes the latest ...
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Updating packages on a CentOS 5.5 VPS

I have been running a VPS for several weeks now and yum has informed me that 67 package updates are available. I'm very new to Linux and server administration in general. I have taken time to ...
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update mysql latest version from yum

I want to update mysql in my VPS from yum. However I only got 5.0.9 mysql version Which repository should I add to get mysql latest version. at least 5.1? (CentOS) Thank you
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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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YUM lock - other application is… yum?

When trying to run yum, I get the following error: Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit... The other application is: yum I've manually killed each yum process id, ...
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How to install java JDK (not JRE) on CentOS 5.4?

How can I install java JDK on CentOS 5.4 using yum? I have JRE only, but it's not enough.
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Why might a “yum upgrade” appear to work but not actually apply anything?

I have a server running CentOS (with Fasthosts UK). Running a "yum upgrade" lists - and processes - a LOT of packages that it has upgrades for. Everything is downloaded and installed. The problem is ...
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yum claims python isn't installed

Trying to install collectd, but for some reason it claims python isn't installed: yum install collectd Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Setting up Install ...
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Which RPM fixes this failed RedHat dependency?

Problem I'm installing an RPM on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 and it fails with the following error: error: Failed dependencies: rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) <= 4.4.6-1 is needed by vspd-1/43-rsmu.i586 ...
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How do I browse CentOS packages?

I have been using Debian for some time but am brand new to CentOS. How can I browse CentOS packages in a web browser like I do at packages.debian.org? If there is no such website, can someone give me ...
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Installing packages on a x86-64 linux

I have CentoOS 5.4 x86-64 and every time I do yum install ... two versions of the same package are installed: one ending in .i386 and the other ending in .x86_64. Is it nessesary to install .i386 ...
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How do I use RPM to install GCC from my CentOS distribution media?

I have a few package installation related questions concerning RPM, YUM and CentOS and getting GCC installed: I've mounted my distribution media on my CentOS 5.2 machine but I can't seem to work out ...
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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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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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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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MySQL Daemon failed to start

There were no updates when I ran yum update. I was trying to install php-soap (which was failing), and online I found I should run this: wget -q -O - http://www.atomicorp.com/installers/atomic.sh |sh ...
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CentOS, YUM Errors?

I am using a Media Temple DV server with CentOS upon trying to install ImageMagick via yum, I get the following error: There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The ...
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Yum through http proxy

I have several Fedora 13 servers that have to connect through an http proxy for yum updates. All port 80 traffic has to be routed through this proxy. I have setup the proxy server in the network ...
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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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yum list installed including version of all installed packages CentOS 5.4

I have a list of packages installed with yum on CentOS 5.4 [root@server ~]# yum list installed ... Installed Packages GConf2.x86_64 2.14.0-9.el5 installed ImageMagick.x86_64 ...
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What package(s) to exclude to not upgrade from RHEL 5.3 to 5.5?

I know how to exclude certain packages when updating RHEL like: yum update --exclude=kernel How would I prevent yum from updating from 5.3 to 5.5
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CentOS Insufficient space in download directory /var/cache/yum/base/packages

I was trying to yum install libpcap when I got Error Downloading Packages: 14:libpcap-0.9.4-15.el5.i386: Insufficient space in download directory /var/cache/yum/base/packages * free 0 * ...
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Updating PHP on Linux - “No Packages marked for Update”?

Note: I have an application that requires 5.2, yet my server presently runs 5.1.6. I'm very new to server-administration, but I was thinking the task of updating PHP to 5.2+ should be relatively ...
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Problems installing MySQL-python via yum / missing dependency / incompatibility problem?

I have come up against problems installing MySQL-python via yum. Our server is running Centos 5.5 and MySQL Version 5.1.45, Python-dev is installed. Yum complains about the missing dependency ...
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Is it possible to specify a --prefix alike option when using yum to install?

yum install subversion Scripts like the above has no control of where software will be installed. How can I specify the installation path like --prefix when installing from source?
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installing wxGTK-devel on CentOS 5.4

I'm trying to install wxGTK-devel on CentOS and since it's not in the base repo I added RPMForge. But now I'm getting these broken dependencies. I don't want start tampering with separate rpms because ...
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How do I update YUM repositories?

I am very, very new to all this so baby steps please if helping is appreciated. I am trying to connect to the following repository so I can update my YUM packages: ...
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How to update OpenSSL using Putty and yum command

I am so new to updating server technologies it is unbelievable but we are trying to become PCI Compliant and have to update some of our server technologies. One in particular is OpenSSL. We are ...
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yum install apache:asp module?

My apache is not installed from source,but by yum . Now I want to add the apache:asp module to it,is it still possible with yum?
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Caching proxy for yum and debian repositories

Does a caching proxy for yum exist, similar to approx for Debian repositories? Is there a way to have reprepro behave the same as approx? I have heard that approx was not as stable; besides, I would ...
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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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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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Fedora Core yum update cpio error

Any idea why I'm getting these errors when running: yum update http://pastie.org/private/7x4pez9duzxvmb6lgeyrgq I've never had a problem with that command in the past.
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git is not getting installed on RHEL4

I did yum install git-core and then git and i am getting bash: git: command not found What did i miss in above steps?
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Repairing yum's repositories on a RHEL5

I am using RHEL5 and yum is missing many packages, such as apache, php, and all php libraries . I have added the rpmforge repository, but i am still missing these packages. This is an i686 machine ...