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

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Howto install php 5.2.17 on centos 6 x86_64

Does anyone know how to install php 5.2.17 on a 64bit centos 6 install? I've got a old legacy system that requires php 5.2.17, but centos 6 only supports php 5.3. I've installed repo's such as ...
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Centos: Package Managed Sun JRE

Is there no yum repository with Sun's JRE available (don't really need the JDK)? From looking around everyone simply recommends manually downloading and installing the binary that Sun/Oracle provides. ...
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Can I update MySQL through YUM repository without data loss/corruption? Should I be nervous?

I do not have much experience with upgrading software on a Linux system but am of course familiar with 'yum update' commands. I am currently running a Media Temple DV 3.5 CentOS 5 server with MySQL 5....
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How to clean up mysql installation on centos

mysql does not exist anymore but when i run yum remove mysql it says that the package is available but not marked for installation, i cannot install new mysql because of that, I need to completely ...
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Install/Update a package on RHEL5 from CentOSPlus repo with same package existing in RHN

I'm trying to install postfix with MySQL on RHEL5 but the repos from the rhnplugin are overriding it even if i have an exclude line in the rhnplugin.conf file My goal is to only use the CentOSPlus ...
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upgrading php extension

Since I upgraded from 5.0 version to 5.5 I am getting the following error on my PHP page. None of the supported PHP extensions (MySQLi, MySQL, PDO_MySQL) are available. When I tried to install php-...
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How do I upgrade an RHEL machine to a newer, but not the newest, point release?

Let's say I've got an RHEL machine that is running RHEL5.4. I'd like to upgrade it to 5.7 (latest), but the vendor that makes the software sitting on the machine only certifies it to 5.6. How can I ...
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Why cant Perl find my Curl library?

I created a new module using h2xs which built a module tree for me and a bunch of files. Git as far as running make test but then make failed saying it couldnt find WWW::Curl, but I had installed ...
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Installed Jetty via Yum (CentOS), but can't find start.jar to run it

<UPDATE>/etc/init.d/ doesn't appear to contain any relevant entry (retrieved via ls -A): abrtd certmonger firstboot irqbalance mysqld nscd portreserve rpcidmapd ...
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Nginx PHP mbstring

I used this tutorial to install nginx on my Centos server http://moon.mastipoint.net/research/nginx-php-fpm-mysql-on-centos.html. I have everything running, however, I can't figure out how to install ...
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yum equivalent to apt-get upgrade vs apt-get dist-upgrade?

I'm a *.deb guy and I feel quite uncomfortable while managing rpms. I'm used to run apt-get upgrade in my debian based servers for "normal" upgrades and apt-get dist-upgrade for allowing kernel ...
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yum: memory alloc (12 bytes) returned NULL

I'm trying to set up my first ever VPS on CentOS 5.6 (128 MB RAM) and was following some tutorials found online, but I've ran into a problem I can't fix. The VPS is bought from a hoster, so I can't ...
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CentOS6 and PostgreSQL-YUM, (Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: pgdg90. Please verify its path and try again)

I'm using CentOS 6. I need to configure my YUM to have access to the PostgreSQL repository, but I'm getting an error. I've followed this guide: http://www.postgresonline.com/journal/index.php?/...
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Scientific linux: How to install yum using rpm?

On Scientific linux 6.0(RH like linux) I accidentally removed python, so yum removed as well.µ How to install yum with rpm? EDIT I try to install python but it is somehow looped the dependences: ...
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CentOS - Trying to downgrade php

I need to downgrade PHP 5.3 to 5.2 and I'm on a CentOS 5.5 x86_64 machine running Apache 2.2.3 & MySQL 5.1.54. I've been having some problems and now am just plain lost... Not sure exactly what ...
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How do you upgrade PHP 5.1 to PHP 5.3 using yum on CentOS

Using Yum/CentOS. The problem is that php 5.1 is already installed and running so yum update php dont work! I looked around the net for a solution but they say to do the above =/
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Removed YUM? CentOS 5.5

After doing yum remove crontabs this appears after running yum: -bash: /usr/bin/yum: No such file or directory This was the output of yum remove crontabs: [root@vs270 opt]# yum remove crontabs ...
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CentOS yum remove postgres is not working

I am trying to remove postgres from my CentOS server completely so I could start from the beginning, I did some seriously demented stuff!!!! one of them is deleting "/etc/init.d/postgres" But then I ...
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Adding a yum repo with puppet - Error 400 on SERVER: Invalid parameter enable at curly bracket?

I'm trying to automate some tasks when receiving a new server. The first thing is adding some yum repos. My /etc/puppet/modules/repo/manifests/init.pp: 1 class repo { 2 file { "/etc/...
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Where can I find an online list of CentOS packages and their versions?

I am looking for an online list of the standard packages available for CentOS Linux. I know that if I had a CentOs system running, I could use yum to list packages. However, I am trying to evaluate ...
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Yum, OpenSSH and dedicated server over ssh

Quick question: In RHEL5.5 there is OpenSSH 4.3b2 but I really need jailed root functionality (available from 4.8b1 I think). I am working on a dedicated server over ssh. Is it safe to yum remove ...
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CentOS 5.4 No package qemu available

I'm trying to install qemu on CentOS 5.4(final) with: yum install qemu The result is: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * addons: mirror.steadfast.net * ...
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Disable the public key check for rpm installation

I want to make a DVD with some useful packages (for example php-common). The only problem is that if I try to install on a computer that's not connected to internet, I can't validate the public key. ...
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A basic question with yum

I am trying to edit the source of a package and make it work. Thus, I didnt use yum install, I installed it from source and it is working. The package im building from source is libvirt. Now I want to ...
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Managing myriad package repositories

On testing, development, and some other server and workstation environments, I use a variety of package repositories (with CentOS, for example, these include: remi, epel, rpmforge, jpackage, and ...
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Getting PHP5 To install

It seems I am stuck with a 4yo build of PHP (PHP4.3.9 Built: 2007) and I am trying to upgrade. Right now, it's like a traffic puzzle, or a vicious cycle, whatever you want to call it. I try to upgrade ...
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Install yum packages based on regular expression

I would like to install a batch of openoffice.org-* packages from the yum repository. The catch is that I want to exclude the dozens of openoffice.org-langpack* files when I do it. I also don't want ...
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RHEL6 SRPMs Are Not Found by “yumdownloader”

I am trying to download SRPMs from redhat from what of their servers. I went through step one of initializing the repository... # cat /etc/yum.repos.d/rhel-source.repo [rhel-source] name=Red Hat ...
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Conflicts with file from package mysql-5.0.77

I'm trying to install APC (Alternative PHP Cache) on a CentOs dedicated server. I've everything done apart from configuring phpize. Running :yum -y install php-devel gives me the following error: ...
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Problem with YUM

I've recently registered a VPS and am trying to update the version of PHP installed on it. I'm used to Ubuntu rather than Redhat so I need a bit of advice on how to solve this problem. Yum seems to ...
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How to install specific version of MySQL?

I installed from the repo, 5.0.77... including setup of PowerDNS (and the backend for MySQL). I tried setting up replication from my Master (which is MySQL 5.1.53) but it didn't work even though there ...
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yum proxy error HTTP redirect

I've a VM running Centos 5.5 and I'm trying to get yum to update via a company proxy. I can browse the web within the VM using the proxy setting , but I cannot get yum to use the proxy. I'm getting ...
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Where is the yum repository for emacs 23 for CentOS 5.5?

I want to update my emacs on CentOS 5.5 to 23 but I can't find any rpms or yum repos that have it?
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Upgrading PHP from 5.1 to 5.2 on CentOS 5.4

i'm trying to upgrade php 5.1 to 5.2 on a CentOS 5.4 I use: yum upgrade php The result is this (check out the last part): [root@mail httpd]# yum update php Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading ...
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Building nginx 1.0.4 on Amazon EC2 micro - perl and python problems

I'd like to run nginx as a reverse proxy with apache2 on my EC2 micro instance. yum install nginx gives me nginx-0.8.53-1.2.amzn1.x86_64.rpm The current nginx is 1.0.4 I found and followed this guide:...
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How do I install an rpm that complains about rpmlib(FileDigests) <= 4.6.0-1?

Im trying to install an rpm file on CentOS 5 and Im not sure how to resolve this issues it brings up: $ rpm --install epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm warning: epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm: Header V3 RSA/...
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Is “yum groupinstall” compatible with Red Hat Network?

On CentOS 5, I run yum groupinstall "Development Libraries" to install the commonly used development libraries. Can I use the same command on a RHEL5 server with RHN? Is the "Development Libraries" ...
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Cannot get CentOS 5 to update - Yum Errors

I'm used to Yum on CentOS 5 being a total pig and breaking every other week, but until now I've always been able to fix the problem by simply running: yum clean all And then updating normally. Not ...
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Linux yum install Traceback error

I was trying to install some packages, and now I'm getting tired of this error message: [user@domain~]# yum install mod_ssl Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Determining fastest mirrors Traceback (most ...
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Puppet - Update packages on repo installation

I am attempting to have puppet (0.25.5-1.el5) update an already installed package when a new yum repo gets installed. The basic image we have has package X installed at version 1.1 by default. In ...
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How to unblock sites in squid proxy server

I have installed Squid as proxy server,By default it block the yum install and mails(gmail,yahoomail,etc).How to unblock this functions.i'm using fedora13 as OS
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Whats the difference between `yum groupinstall` vs regular `yum install`?

Whats the difference between yum groupinstall vs. regular yum install?
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How to create a yum repository

Wondering how to create our own CentOS 5 based yum repository? Basically, we want to make rpm packages and then be able to do things like: yum install our-custom-package yum remove our-custom-package ...
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CentOS Repo on RHEL 5.6?

Does anyone know how to setup the CentOS repositories to work under RHEL 5.6? Please be specific if possible.
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Reinstall file from RPM?

So I need to install the original /etc/pam.d/system-auth-ac file from the authconfig RPM. I attempted to do so by "reinstalling" the authconfig package/rpm like so: mv /etc/pam.d/system-auth-ac ~/ ...
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VPS yum update filesystem … killed

I've got a HostGator level 1 VPS - basically, a CentOS 5. I've got full root access to run whatever I want. Anyhow, during a recent maintenance check, I run yum -y update, but after the usual kinds ...
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How to install section 3 manpages for CentOS

I'm trying to read the manpage for read(3) on my CentOS system: $ man read 3 No manual entry for 3 What/Which package do I have to install to get these manpages? (glibc* packages are installed on ...
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Error after running yum update mysql

I have a redhat linux server. I ran yum update mysql and it worked fine. The problem is that when I went to phpMyAdmin all of the databases were deleted. So I used "import" to import the database ...
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Custom configure parameters for yum install php

I use yum as my package manager on CentOS, running as a testing web server. I want to re-configure PHP with --with-mysqli=mysqlnd, but do it through yum. Is this possible, and if so, how? At the ...
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Install postgresql on RHEL 5.6

When I try to run yum install postgresql I get the following error message: Transaction Check Error: file /usr/lib64/libecpg.so.6.1 from install of postgresql-libs-8.4.4-2PGDG.el5.x86_64 ...