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

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Configuring `yum` to work with automounted `/opt`

yum software collections seem unhappy with an automounted /opt on CentOS 7. How do I tell yum not to try installing material there? I'm starting with a fresh CentOS 7 install – newly-installed with ...
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yum : Could not contact CDS load balancer in AWS

I have an old EC2 instance with RedHat 6.5 installed. When I want to yum check-update, it show following error: $ yum check-update Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security Could not contact CDS ...
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Apt-Dater: Error executing Error executing 'lsb_release -a'

I successfully deployed apt-dater (Debian-machine) and apt-dater-host (CentOS) to 2 different nodes via puppet. Now apt-dater is showing the new host, but the state is always "unknown". If I enter ...
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Install apt-dater-host on CentOS-Systems using puppet

I would like to install apt-dater-host on Debian and CentOS-based systems using puppet and foreman. On Debian the package is available on the standard repos - but on CentOs this is not the case - I ...
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Install specific version of a yum pacakge or default to latest via environment variable

I know that you can install a specific version of a yum package using the <package name>-<version> like this: yum install docker-engine-1.8.2 But I'm trying to customize this using an ...
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PHP 7 conflicts with PHP 5 (Centos 7)

Trying to install PHP 7 now that it's available; (on centos 7) added repo's: rpm -Uvh https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh ...
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yum halts after installing 7 packages on centos container

I was curious about containers, so decided to give it a try. Prepared a server as host with a fresh install of CentOS 7, installed lxc and lxc-templates and configured a bridge interface. I've ...
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What does the “1:” before the package name mean in yum.log

I would be very glad if someone could explain what the 1: before the package name signifies.
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Installing development tools packages error Centos 6.6

I'm trying to install curl-devel package as a prior step to installation of git 2.x.x: yum install curl-devel But I get many errors like this one: Error: Package: gcc-c++-4.4.7-4.el6.x86_64 ...
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Force Yum to install despite missing dependencies

Is it possible to force a yum installation despite missing dependencies? I know it is possible to do that with rpm but so far I couldn't find any yum magic.
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How to download a yum repository from a HTTP URL?

I'd like to download all packages from a yum repository available via a HTTP URL. Downloading also the repo metadata (repodata directory) is a plus. I know reposync does this, but it forces me to ...
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CentOS /boot is full even after removing previous kernel

During several months before every update system action I need to clean up /boot directory because it is full. I had removed old kernels as described here (How to free up space on RHEL6 /boot ...
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python-augeas, yum update error in CentOS7

I'm coming across this error below when I run: sudo yum update Downloading packages: No Presto metadata available for base python-augeas-0.5.0-2.el7.noarch.rpm | 25 kB 00:00 ...
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Install sqlite latest version on Centos6.7

I'm trying to install the latests versions of sqlite (> 3.7.5) under Centos 6.7. So when I launch install command : yum install sqlite I get the following Message : Package ...
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Upgrading PostgreSQL on EC2 with minimum impact to existing configuration

I have PostgreSQL 9.2 installed on an EC2 instance, with yum install. I now need to upgrade to PostgreSQL 9.4. I've noticed that yum list lists 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4 as completely separate packages, so I ...
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yum not work in Cent-OS 7

I install fresh Cent-OS 7 but when i want to update or get new packages i get this error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks One of the configured repositories failed (Unknown), and yum ...
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Add extra module to ansible

I have installed ansible to make automation deploy my system and i need some extra module to work with it. I downloaded module yumrepo.py on ansible github and add it to my library directory. But when ...
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CentOS - yum install - Fails: Protected Multilib versions: problems found libselinux

I have CentOS 6.5 I'm trying to intsall git via yum but getting an error while installing the pre-requisite packages. I don't need to but it doesn't hurt running sudo with root. Error message: ...
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mcstrans erased, but it erased multiple packages with it and system is broken

I erased mcstrans of my Red Hat system, but it erased with it a lot of other packages. Now yum is not working (python is missing), and I cannot access the server via ssh because libfipscheck.so.1 is ...
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need recent version of libmemcached on aws ec2

The yum repo available on aws ec2 instances only has an old version of libmemcached: v 1.0.8. Can anyone tell me how to get a more recent version, like 1.0.18, installed on an aws ec2 instance? ...
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Certificate error with EPEL repository on CentOS6.7 using mirrors.fedoraproject.org

Can't update a CentOS 6.7 system with the EPEL repository configured. [epel] name=Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 6 - $basearch ...
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Error while updating yum

Trying to update my server and I get this error. I have tried the suggestions at the bottom but no success. How can I resolve? sudo yum update Loaded plugins: priorities, update-motd, upgrade-helper ...
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Squid never caching files using dnf

I'm attempting to set up a local repository cache for dnf. The idea is for one machine on the network to download a package, then any other machine on the network attempting to acquire the package ...
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YUM attempt to install instead of update MySQL packages

I have a doubt about the difference between install and Upgrade message with YUM Update. I have 2 servers with MySQL 5.6.25 installed on then "Server A" and "Server B". When I run the command: YUM ...
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Issue when trying to run command “YUM Update” Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)

I'm trying to run the update command with yum: yum update I get the follwing message: [root@commerce-dbs-tes-1 ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Setting up Update Process Loading mirror ...
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Yum update complains about dependency (architecture mismatch)

I created a meta RPM package (say metapkg) that pulls all the dependencies I need on my system (CentOS 7). This package specifies the exact versions of its dependencies (without the architecture ...
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No package iperf3 available CentOS

I'm trying to install iperf3 on a server to run some tests... Unfortunately I cannot. What do I need to do? Enable a repo or download a rpm file with wget? [root@localhost hodor]# yum install iperf3 ...
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Could not retrieve mirrorlist in centos

i am try to install mysql repos in centos code is yum install mysql-server mysql Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities, refresh-packagekit, remove-with-leaves, security Loading mirror speeds from ...
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How to create a Docker container of a specific CentOS major.minor version using YUM?

It is possible to create a Docker container using this script: [user@host]$ sudo sh mkimage-yum.sh -y /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo hello_container results in: + version=7.1.1503 + break + '[' -z ...
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Cannot update with yum - Couldn't resolve host

I have two issues on my bare KVM server, running CentOS 6.7 x86_64 Whenever I try yum update, I get a PYCURL ERROR 6 - Couldn't resolve host 'mirrorlist.centos.org. Configuration in ...
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php56w-common conflicts with older version of php (Centos)

I am trying to update my vagrant box to use PHP 5.6, and I am basically doing the following process on the command line. sudo yum remove php* (remove PHP) wget ...
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yum update minor versions only

On my server I am running Gitlab community edition for my development repositories and today I found a error that was caused by my yum update cronjob. What happened is that an update from 7.x to 8.x ...
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Where can I get libcgroup and policycoreutils-python from on CentOS7?

I have a VM created from Vagrant centos/7. I'm trying to install docker, but it doesn't work. I tried with a SaltStack minion and just vagrant ssh and sudo yum install. But it tells me that it can't ...
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yum remove *wildcard* except some packages that also matched the wildcard?

I'm trying to remove a bunch of packages that have 'abc' in it. However, I don't want to remove 'abc-def'. How can I accomplish this? For example, how to remove every packages that have 'php' in it, ...
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Own yum repository – strange package naming with Oracle JDK

I just created a custom YUM repository via createrepo on one of our servers and made the other ones aware of it. I have three RPMs in the repository: [foo@one repository]$ ls jdk-7u4-linux-x64.rpm ...
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How to add a repo to YUM on Ubuntu?

I am working a Ruby project and I have to install this gem xmlparser. It asks me a lot of dependencies that must be resolved before installing the gem. One of them is the expat and some guys on the ...
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yum install fails with key error

This install fails: yum install osad ... warning: /var/cache/yum/x86_64/7/spacewalk-client/packages/osad- 5.11.57-1.el7.noarch.rpm: Header V4 RSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID 066e5810: NOKEY Public key ...
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yum “Transaction Check Error” pointing to files that do not exist

I am trying to install a boost148 package. This is a separate package from the boost, which I have installed and is version 1.41. yum install boost Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, security ...
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Install yum module for Python 2.6

I am running a Red Hat Enterprise 5.11 Server and just installed Python 2.6 in addition to version 2.4, which is system default. Unfortunately, I don't have access to the yum module anymore which I ...
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Yum dependency resolution choosing older version than requested

I have an RPM I am installing. Here's what deplist gives: $ yum deplist path/to/my/rpm .... dependency: jre*headless >= 1:1.8.0 provider: java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless.i686 1:1.8.0.45-40.b14.fc20 ...
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install latest nodejs (4.2.1 or 5.0) on centos 7 using yum

Is there any way to install the latest nodejs (version 4.2.1 or 5.0) on CentOS 7 using yum? Of course I could install it otherwise, e.g. from source, but I would like to keep it maintainable... And ...
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Ansible - Enable repo and add PGP key on CentOS 7

I want to automatize deployment of repo to a CentOS 7 machine with Ansible. How do I import GPG key of the repository so that yum will not ask/prompt me about it? This is my current solution (but ...
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How can i exclude a package from getting updated in redhat using Yum

I want to exclude the package from being checked while updating the server using yum. Here is the error thrown. ---> Package libstdc++.i386 0:2.8.0-8 will be updated --> Processing ...
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PHP upgrade fails, CentOS 6.7

System information Operating system CentOS Linux 6.7 Kernel and CPU Linux 2.6.32-042stab108.1 on x86_64 yum repolist enabled only ones i added manually base - CentOS-6 - Base epel - ...
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How to tell Yum a program was manually removed

If I install a piece of software using Yum, and then upgrade that software building from source, how do I tell Yum to not overwrite the source built software the next time Yum sees an 'upgrade' for ...
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Centos 7 no firewall & no systemctl [closed]

I really need help, where can I install systemctl and the firewall for centos 7 min? I have tried everything including google which has all turned up no results.
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RHEL6 No package yum-plugin-fastestmirror available

ELRepo : HomePage - Get started says following: To make use of our mirror system, please also install yum-plugin-fastestmirror. So, I'm trying to install fastestmirror plugin for yum and ...
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Installing nginx 1.9 on CentOS7 VPS

Apologies for the noob question. I'm trying to upgrade nginx on my DigitalOcean CentOS7 droplet from 1.8.0 to 1.9.x. This is my /etc/yum.repos.d/nginx.repo file: # nginx.repo [nginx] name=nginx ...
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CentOS dependency yum

Well, this is like hell for me. For the second time. Last time I give up and install apache+php on Windows. Now I decide to ask. A hour ago I install php54w in CentOS 6.7. To do that I add the ...
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Using SoX for noise reduction on AAC in an MPEG-4 container

Here are my business needs: Server receives a noisy noisy.m4a file Server creates a noise-reduced noiseless.m4a file for further processing I want this noise-reduction to be as fast as possible; ...