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

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What packages inside EPEL are for LAMP?

I heard that latest version packages related to LAMP for CentOS can be found in remi repository. I googled and found more than one article (e.g. ...
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Can yum avoid major upgrade but still apply necessary security fix?

For example, if the server (CentOS) has PHP 5.2.6 installed and has added a third party repository that provides both PHP 5.2.12 and PHP 5.3.1. PHP 5.2.12 and PHP 5.3.1 are the latest versions for ...
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How can the applications get upgraded if they were not installed using yum?

On the VPS (CentOS), after running the following commands, [root@yukiko local]# pwd /usr/local [root@yukiko local]# ls Zend apache bin etc games include lib lib64 libexec man mysql php ...
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PHP 5.3.1 on CentOS 5.3 Or Ubuntu 8.04 / 9.10

Forgive me for such a newbie question, but in CentOS 5.3 or Ubuntu 8.04 / 9.10 what is the easiest way to install (and keep updated) PHP 5.3[.1] via yum or apt-get, respectively? Thanks in advance!
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centos yum update all 68 server

We have 68 Centos server diff version 4.X 5.X, we dont want internet for update errata patches. Alternative like redhat satellite server in centos which use to update all the server local.
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Why does firefox need to import the GPG key when updating?

I am new to linux and I typed yum update firefox in the shell. During the process, it says: Importing GPG key 0x57BBCCBA "Fedora (12) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>" from ...
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rkhunter reports change in file properties, but I don't see that they've been updated by yum

Maybe I'm being overcautious, but I recently received the following warnings from rkhunter: Warning: The file properties have changed: File: /bin/dmesg Current hash: ...
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Atomic repository…in english please

Simple question, hopefully a simple answer: I am new to Linux servers, and my hosting company offered me a tip to: You may want to add the Plesk repository provided by Atomic Turtle. I know ...
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Yum install problems

I'm trying to install rkhunter via yum on CentOS 4.8, but it's just not happening... Loading "fastestmirror" plugin Setting up Install Process Setting up repositories update 100% ...
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How can I downgrade my version of PHP?

Just created a new Fedora VM and it has PHP 5.3 loaded, and I have legacy code that references functions that are now deprecated ( e.g. eregi() ). How can I downgrade my PHP install from 5.3 to ...
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Installing Binaries

I am new to Linux and think I'm missing something. For some reason, the VPS I was given is running Fedora Core 6. From reading around, it looks like yum is pretty handy, so I thought I'd start there. ...
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Fedora Core 6: Can't seem to install yum

I am a Linux noob, so I try to get apache and PHP running for my websites, then I leave my Linux server alone, and it just works, no complaints. However, this time, I am working with a Network ...
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Static yum repo for security

I want to lock down my centos box using iptables so that it can only make http connections to a valid centos mirror - my concern is that the IPs for the mirror sites is likely to change. Any ...
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Multiple boot options (in grub boot list) appeared after yum update

I am quite new to Linux administration so I am having trouble understanding yum update and grub boot list. I recently did a yum update on an old CentOS machine. Everything is good except there is ...
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plesk atomic updates not up to date, and priorities

I have atomic Repos setup with priority 1. My RKHunter has been telling me for the last few days that some of my packages are not up to date: Warning: Application 'httpd', version '2.2.3', is out of ...
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Yum doesn't update httpd past version 2.2.3 on centos

I have a fresh CentOS vps (CentOS release 5.4 (Final)), and yum installs Apache/httpd version 2.2.3 but 2.2.14 is the latest release. Why doesn't yum install more recent updates?
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Why is yum not working properly?

When I try to run "yum install vim" for instance, I get the following error: # yum install vim Setting up Install Process Setting up repositories core 100% ...
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omreport missing after CentOS 5.4 yum update

I just ran yum -y update and now I get omreport: command not found uname -a Linux smtp.alexx.net 2.6.18-164.6.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Nov 3 16:18:27 EST 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
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How can I install software (nginx, in this case) from source to effectively overwrite and replace a previously installed package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

So I inherited a production box running Linux version 2.6.9-023stab048.6-enterprise (root@rhel4-32) (gcc version 3.4.520051201 (Red Hat 3.4.5-2)) #1 SMP Mon Nov 17 19:09:18 MSK 2008 the ...
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Yum finds package in search but can't find it to install

I got this issue on an FC8 server where if I search for something in yum, it finds the packages I am searching for but then when I go to install the package it says its not there...? [hamstar@tankian ...
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Download and install Samba on CentOS manually

I need to install Samba on a CentOS machine that has no internet connection, and to which I can only access remotely through an intermediary Windows machine. I have no experience with CentOS so I ...
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How can I verify which repository a package resides on in Centos?

I'd like to know which Centos repositories various packages are available at. Is there a directory somewhere? I tried googling it and didn't find anything.
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Problem with two kernels installed and '@fedora' entries in 'yum list'?

FC11 beta upgraded to FC12. When I do yum list I see listing on the far right column as follows: 'fedora' 'installed' and '@fedora'. Previously I never had '@fedora' and only seemed to appear when I ...
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Fedora: is there a way to add YUM RPM repositories without editing /etc/yum.repos.d/?

On Ubuntu based systems, it is possible to add repositories through Synaptic Package Manager interface without having to edit the sources.list file. Is this also possible on Fedora based systems?
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Possible to collect YUM/RPM history centrally?

I have some CentOS 5.x servers which auto-update nightly via yum. Root mailboxes from these hosts are forwarded to a central address, so if new updates are installed I can see that in the e-mails. ...
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How to install git to red hat enterprise linux 5.3 x64?

How can I configure yum to use some repository which has git rpms?
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In CentOS, how do I update Python 2.4.3 to 2.5?

I want Python 2.5, not 3.0. Can I use yum update for this?
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What is the exact YUM to install Java-JDK?

Do I have to put "multiverse" or something...this is what I heard. For CENTOS
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How do you install kvm on CentOS 5.3 using yum?

I'm trying to get kvm installed on CentOS 5.3. Doing "yum install kvm" doesn't quite work. The problem is that the Intel kvm kernel modules won't load: # modprobe kvm-intel FATAL: Module kvm_intel ...
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Two Centos Machines. Wildly different updates

I have two CentOS linux servers. One is dev and the other is prod. Dev is internal only and prod is exposed on port 80. Both built at the same time and both configured pretty closely to the same with, ...
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Blank screen while Yum updating and skipping

This question maybe is going to sound nonsensical and stupid but all these things are new to me and I'm always afraid that something is going to be wrong. I recently started using CentOS and before I ...
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How do I prevent yum from updating a particular RPM?

For certain reasons I have to keep a slightly older version of a particular RPM installed on my box (Fedora 11). The problem is that every time I do a package update yum (or one of its GUI ...
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After running apt-get or yum install, how do you find out where the newly installed package is?

How do you find out where your package has been installed? More importantly, where are the setting files for it (for instance, httpd.conf with Apache, or php.ini with PHP)?
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Yum dependency problems with packages installed from source

I'm running CentOS 5.3 and this is my problem: - I installed (A) from source. (B) depends on (A) - I want to install the (B) RPM, but the (B) RPM depends on the (A) RPM. So yum wants me to install ...
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Installing Fedora RPMs in CentOS

How safe is it to install Fedora RPMs in CentOS 5? Does it depend on the version of the Fedora RPM or is it generally better to steer clear?
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Upgrading OpenSSL in CentOS 5.3

I want to use one IP to host many domains with individual SSL certificates (requires SNI). In CentOS 5.3, the latest version of OpenSSL I can find an RPM for is 0.9.8e, which does not support SNI. I ...
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yum update to specific kernel version

On rhel 5.3 I want to update to kernel version "2.6.18-128.8.1.el5" due to a security patch. When performing: yum check-update | grep kernel kernel.x86_64 ...
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Package management on Mac OS X

Can anyone recommend a package management tool like apt-get or yum for Mac OS X? I've seen that Fink has ported apt-get to Mac OS X, is this a good way to go, or are there other/better options out ...
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How can I keep the RHEL version static (e.g. RHEL 5.1)?

For compatibility with a program : I need to keep one of our servers in a specific version, for example rhel 5.1 I would like to keep it as updated as possible, but not to change versions. What ...
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Why my php is not up to date

I use Yum on Fedora 11 to update my computer. On my box, I have [luc@zappa locale]$ php --version PHP 5.2.9 (cli) (built: Apr 15 2009 09:30:33) Copyright (c) 1997-2009 The PHP Group Zend Engine ...
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How can I completely remove X-Windows from Fedora?

A while ago I installed my first Linux server using Fedora 10. I then upgraded to Fedora 11 and realized that I never use X-Windows on the machine, and during each update downloading a huge amount of ...
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centos yum problems

I am really new to using linux and have just formatted my centos 5.2 vps and am trying to install links by using the command yum install links. But the following error gets displayed: [root@inverses ...
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How to know from which yum repository a package has been installed

After I have installed a package by yum (with multiple repository configured), how can I found from which repository it has been installed? If I run yum info package name (or yum list package name), I ...
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In RHEL 5, yum cannot find a package (python-devel)

At work I need to use Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) version 5 on one particular server. I am experienced with Linux, but not much with RHEL (more with Debian and Ubuntu). I want to install ...
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yum hangs on installing a specific package

tried to install squid with command yum install squid and it consistently hangs on Running Transaction Installing: squid ##################### [1/1] Had no problems ...
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Automated “yum update” to keep server secure - pros and cons?

I'm considering adding a cronjob running yum -qy update on a regular basis on some machines that do not get regular maintenance. The goal would be to keep the machines up-to-date with regard to ...
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Where are the repos with development tools for SUSE (SLED 11)?

I've just got a new netbook from HP with SLED 11 pre-installed. It works OK, but I cannot find the software I need in the online repostories. I am a FreeBSD and Debian user, so for me, "if it's not in ...
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Tomcat 6 on Centos 5 - only RPMs

I'm going through the exercise of setting up Tomcat 6 on CentOS 5 using RPM packages. Right now I'm stuck with old versions of tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api and tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api-5.5.27-7.jpp5, since they ...
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What is the value of JAVA_HOME for CentOS?

I have install java through yum on CentOS, however another java programme needs to know what the JAVA_HOME environmental variable is. I know all about setting environmental variables, but what do I ...
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Why do I have .rpmnew file after an update?

I use yum to update my Fedora. After a huge update, I got many .rpmnew and .rpmsave files. I could understand if I had modified these files. But I'm sure that I didn't edit these files. What should I ...