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pidgin install conflicts with libpurple old and new?

package libpurple-2.7.11-0.el5.x86_64 file /usr/share/locale/sr/LC_MESSAGES/pidgin.mo from install of libpurple-2.6.6-5.el5_5.i386 conflicts with file from package libpurple-2.7.11-0.el5.x86_64 ...
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CentOS yum thinks removed packages are still installed

I have 2 packages in my yum that I would like to get rid of. When I list the installed packages they appear in the output, and when I try to erase them, yum seems to think it's ok and proceeds with ...
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restoring usr/share/php with yum on centOS

my httpd service wont start/restart possibly because i have nothing in my usr/share/php/ directory how do i restore this paerticular directory using yum in ssh on centOS? if i have virtual host paths ...
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RHEL5.5 yum can't see a package (xen) on repo?

hi i'm trying to install xen via yum on RHEL 5.5. When i browse the repo here: http://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/ I can see the package i want. specifically ...
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Why doesn't openSUSE Linux upgrade itself through its software repositories?

openSUSE - fast becoming my favourite Linux distro on the client - doesn't seem to upgrade itself through its own configured software repositories. Do we know why this is the case? Is it a ...
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Updating CentOS

I have a CentOS 5.5 installation with ruby, dovecot (and some other soft) installed from source, and soft like postfix, samba, bind etc. installed from yum repositories. This box is online for more ...
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error from 'yum list <package>' - up2date client abuse?

I recently added a server to our network. After a normal RHEL5 installation I added a number of packages via yum. This was about 2 weeks ago. This morning Im looking for something in yum and tried ...
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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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OCFS2 updating procedures

We plan to use OCFS2 in a project running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.6 because we found OCFS2 to be much simpler to set up than GFS. I am, however, worried about the upgrade process since I ...
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install mono rpm like yum?

I want to install the mono RPM like it would be if I installed it through yum. What I mean is that when you install the rpm it puts everything in /opt/novell/. I want it to put in /usr/bin/, etc like ...
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yum suddenly shows 131 updates available

I am running CentOS and have yum-updatesd running everyday and notifying me of any updates. A few days ago, yum started telling me that there are 131 updates available. What would cause it to do ...
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How to install hd on centos?

$ hd test.bin 00000000 e8 06 00 00 00 74 65 73 74 0a 00 b8 04 00 00 00 |.....test.......| 00000010 bb 01 00 00 00 59 ba 05 00 00 00 cd 80 c3 |.....Y........| hd is supposed to be able to ...
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yum does not pick the latest package

I have a local yum repo with some rpms in it. I want to upgrade one of the packages on all my servers. Let's say the existing one is foo-1.0.x86_64.rpm. I dropped in to the local yum repo a new one ...
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yum “ Segmentation fault” in centos

While using yum commands in a centos server(2.6.18-194.el5PAE #1), it throws 'Segmentation fault'. [root@server2 ~]# yum check-update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds ...
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How to make yum also install the manuals?

yum install libevent-dev Now I have installed libevent,but its manuals are not installed: [root@xx test]# man event_base_loop Cannot open the message catalog "man" for locale "zh_CN.UTF-8" ...
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Git not found by yum..installed from source but git still not recognized

I have a Centos server that I tried to yum install git and git-core and all that and I just consistently got the error message that the git package wasn't found. So I installed it from source ...
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how do I install scripts like pg_lsclusters on a Amazon AWS Linux AMI

I am used to debian/ubuntu distros and now trying to experiment with the official Amazon AWS Linux AMI. I have installed postgresql-server, postgresql-devel, postgresql-contrib yum packages. The ...
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What does $releasever and $basearch mean here?

[dag] name=Dag RPM Repository for Red Hat Enterprise Linux baseurl=http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el$releasever/en/$basearch/dag gpgcheck=1 enabled=1 And when will enabled=0 be useful? Why is there such an ...
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Removing packages from a CentOS installation

I've installed CentOS, along with some applications such as Apache and PHP. How do I remove the currently installed versions so that I can install the correct versions using yum?
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Yum error when updating / install

Yum error are the RHN servers down or is there a problem on my server. yum update Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security There was an error communicating with RHN. RHN support will be disabled. Error ...
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“Insufficient space in download directory” error on VirtualBox when using yum in Fedora virtual machine

I just did a fresh installation of Fedora on VirtualBox - gave it 8GB of hard drive space. After installing a handful of packages via yum (and nothing more) I am getting the error: Insufficient ...
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CentOS and package version numbers worry

I have heard about a vulnerability in BIND. See here: http://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/cve-2011-0414 The issue appears to be with certain versions and my version (9.3.6) is earlier than ...
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Can't install mongodb via 10gen.repo on Amazon 64bit AMI

Following the instructions here: http://www.mongodb.org/display/DOCS/CentOS+and+Fedora+Packages Can't really decipher what I should be doing...broke down and just got the linux binary but I want yum ...
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Yum Transaction Check Error on install

# yum install subversion subversion-devel neon neon-devel While trying to install some packages with yum – as shown above – I get the following error Transaction Check Error: file ...
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Is there a way to install Apache Bench (ab) without installing apache

Can you provide instuctions on how to install ab on a fedora distro with or without installing the apache web server? With yum or compiling from source.
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Tomcat6 on RHEL 5.5

Based on the answer to a similar question (CentOS) I have installed the jPackage .repo file and attempted sudo yum install tomcat6. I am met with the following error messages: --> Finished Dependency ...
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Missing Dependency Errors when Installing OpenVas Server

I'm trying to install OpenVAS on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5. I've successfully run yum install openvas-client, but yum install openvas-server prints the following errors: --> Finished Dependency ...
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Remi Repo Mysql Server Not Starting

Executing the command to start the mysql service fails to start the mysql server. [root@localhost]# service mysqld restart Stopping mysqld: [ OK ] MySQL ...
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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.