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

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What can I do to safely repair my yum packages after a bad update?

I'm running amazon linux on an EC2 micro box. Recently I ran sudo yum update --security in the hope that it would patch Heartbleed. Unfortunately I ran out of memory during the update process and some ...
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How to start hadoop on CentOS

I have installed hadoop using Yum on CentOS: yum install hadoop Now I want to start hadoop but cannot find the start-all.sh script mentioned on many blogs and wiki pages such as ...
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Yum does not install specific RPM version with custom repo

We use RPMS for our packaging and yum to update our environments. We have an rpm package-5.1.1-3 installed in our production server and in our yum repository we have 2 newer versions such as ...
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Centos official base docker image running out of space

I thought docker images use the underlying filesystem to create their own filesystem. However, I am installing some packages through "rvm requirements" that results in an error. The error is ...
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redhat yum install - GPG key retrieval failed

I was trying to yum install etckeeper on a Linux box. Details are as following. the installation failed at key retrieval. I am wondering why the key file is addressed as file:///etc/pki/. Isn't the ...
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no package ipset available (centos EL5 x86_64)

I want to install ipset, but none of my repos seem to have it when I run yum install ipset [root@ora1 /]# cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ [root@ora1 yum.repos.d]# ls CentOS-Base.repo CentOS-Debuginfo.repo ...
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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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How do I install a yum package group with puppet?

Does puppet have a way to install a yum package group (e.g. 'Development Tools'), besides exec?
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Can't get yum repository (ius) to install because of (epel) dependency that seems to be installed

So I'm trying to install the epel repository and then also install the ius repository. I'm managing this server with chef, and my run list goes ... "recipe[yum::yum]", "recipe[yum::epel]", ...
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Preventing php-fpm from installing default conf file when updating over yum

Each time I update php-fpm on my server it installs a new www.conf file that interferes with my existing configuration. Is there any way to block it from being overwritten each time?
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How do I migrate from RHEL 5 to CentOS 5?

I've found myself in charge of installing some software on an old server running RHEL 5. Unfortunately, since it's just a development server now, it no longer rates a license. I'd like to continue ...
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Switching yum from RHEL to .. something else? [duplicate]

My various managers have decided that it's too expensive to keep paying for a subscription to the RedHat network for OS updates. Is it possible to switch to Fedora/CentOS or do I need to reinstall the ...
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yum client doesn't see new packages though server is updated

We have an internal yum server containing several repos (copies of the RHEL repo, programs created in-house, and so on). Our internal systems are firewalled off from the internet, so they can only use ...
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yum update MemoryError 1G memory free

I am trying to do yum update and getting "MemoryError". The server (OpenVZ box) has 2G RAM and Percona MySQL server running with 1G InnoDB buffer configured. The OS is CentOS 6.5, kernel ...
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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: ...
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Why do I get different openssl versions?

I'm trying to check if I running the latest OpenSSL version, my main concern is the heartbleed bug. I tried 2 commands: openssl version yum info openssl openssl version output OpenSSL ...
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yum list showing wrong version

I am trying to install freeswitch and while configuring it, it spits out the message. "checking for sqlite3 >= 3.6.20... Package sqlite3 was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you ...
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How to install glibc in a centos server?

How do I install glibc on a CentOS server? I did: yum install glibc-devel But it tells me that the version glibc 2.15 is installed. However i need to have the version 2.17.
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Clear OS always showing “Operation too slow. Less than 1 bytes/sec”

Have been trying to install clear os addon but nothing is working as i am facing this error on every mirror in the .repo file. Yum install squid ...
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Upgrade from php53 to php53u (epel to IUS repositories) - Centos 6.4

I want to upgrade my CentOS 6.4 server from php53 (epel repository) to php53u (ius repository). I already enabled the ius repository, but am hesitant to just play around because there are production ...
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Redirect http queries

I need to exchange information with one webserver through soap. I have a computer with dynamic IP, but webserver allow only static ip (whitelisted). Also, I have a centos server with static ip. How ...
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YUM, “patchlevel” and the DTAP street on redhat/centos

Is there a way to make yum update to a certain patchlevel? I always promise my devs the servers between Dev, Test, Acc and Prod are the same with versions of software. But when u use yum via the ...
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Perl compatability issues when installing Git on EC2

Can anyone help me install git on one of my EC2 boxes? When I run: sudo yum install git I get: Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package git.x86_64 0:1.8.2.1-1.el6 ...
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How does one get a recent version of git installed on an ec2 instance?

I can't for the life of me figure out how to get yum to install a recent version of git on an ec2 instance. yum install git installs 1.7.4.5, which is not recent enough. Surely there's some 1.8.x ...
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What is the yum equivalent of dpkg -L?

dpkg -L lists all the files provided by a package. How is this accomplished with yum? The operating system is Scientific Linux 6.
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How to solve multlib error? [duplicate]

I've been developing on a local Ubuntu Server, and moving dev files to production CentOS6 server. Working on installing node, The internet instructed to install the "development tools" group, so I ...
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Update PHP with yum on Amazon Linux

I have Amazon Linux on EC2, AMI 2013.09. I followed the LAMP install tutorial, http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/install-LAMP.html, and ended up with PHP5.3 installed. In answer to ...
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Dependency issue installing PostGIS on CentOs 6.3

I am new to linux and is trying to install PostGIS2 after successfully installing PostgreSQL 9.1. The machine is running CentOS 6.3 and has cPanel installed. Problem: When I tried installing PostGIS ...
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Do old package versions in CentOS mean that they do not have security fixes?

We asked our admin to update SVN on our CentOS 6.5 server. He did so and the result was SVN 1.6.11. However the current version of SVN is 1.8.9. I know the CentOS yum repository is not always ...
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mrepo - How to keep old version

I have a local yum repo that is updated via mrepo / createrepo, all my servers are targeting this local repo for their updates but it's always installing the last version which isn't good for a ...
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How to register RH 6.5 in order to use yum (behind http proxy)

I registered my RH 6.5 machines using subscription-manager. Yum is not working. I'm behind http proxy so I added proxy=http://x.x.x.x:3128 into /etc/yum.conf. But still yum installations fail: yum ...
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yum update kernel without removing old?

When I yum update it wants to remove the oldest of the 3 kernel I have and upgrade to a new. Is it possible to get yum not to remove old kernels?
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How to install latest Tomcat7 using yum on AWS EC2?

I'd like to install the latest (7.0.53) Tomcat on an AWS EC2 instance running Amazon Linux. If I were to do "sudo yum install tomcat7 -y", I would only get version 7.0.47, as shown by " yum list ...
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Need help installing PHP5-DOM

I try to install PHP5-DOM on CentOS 6.5 using yum install php-xml and get this error: Error: Package: php-xml-5.3.3-27.el6_5.x86_64 (updates) Requires: php-common(x86-64) = 5.3.3-27.el6_5 ...
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Multilib version problems found when run the command “yum update”

On my VPS I run the command: yum update and I get this as a result: # yum update ... Setting up Update Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ... ---> Package ...
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yum won't update my glibc packages

Is there any way to fix corrupted "yum"? This is what I got myself into by accidentally pressing ctrl+c while doing sudo yum update on an amazon linux EC2 instance $ sudo yum update Loaded plugins: ...
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Can't use yum on guest - suspect port 80 forwarding in iptables on host at fault?

What's wrong with this set-up? Both host and guest are CentOS 6.5 Specifically, I can't run yum on the guest. I can ping happily to/from the guest, including pinging mirrorlist.centos.org If I ...
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Red Hat Software Collections 1 Beta channel has 0 packages?

I want to install PHP 5.4 on a RHEL 6.x box as described in this Red Hat blog post. I have a valid subscription and have added the channel, but a yum repolist shows a status of 0 for the channel. ...
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How to install package with yum without updating?

I want to install some packages from repository but always when I'm trying to yum install packagename yum updates db: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Determining ...
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Yum: What is the @shortname for a Package Group?

I am creating a kickstart file, and I want to install certain Package Groups in the %packages section. I prefer to install Package Groups, and therefore use the @packagegroup syntax: %packages @Base ...
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How to Disable GPG checks per Channel in Spacewalk?

Is it possible to disable GPG checks on a per channel basis in Spacewalk? For patching of my servers, I've converted from using local yum repositories on the clients under /etc/yum.repos.d, to ...
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Is there a way to get logs on how many people download from your yum repository?

So we host some yum repositories for various customers and I'm wondering if there is any way to find out how often package XYZ gets downloaded from our yum repository? Is this something that is ...
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Plesk error when adding a subscription: ODBC error #08S01 can't connect to local MySQL [closed]

I'm getting this error after updating MySQL to 5.6 (Plesk 11.5, fresh installation) using the official MySQL repository right after adding a new subscription. Internal error: ODBC error #08S01: ...
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Any good yum repository management dashboards?

I'm currently managing hundreds of CentOS/Amazon Linux servers, and our homegrown tools for managing the myriad package versions seems inadequate and unnecessary. What I'm looking for is a tool that ...
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Yum repo priorities and conflicts

On my CentOS 6.4 server, I am running MySQL 5.5.33 that I installed from the remi repository. I decided to upgrade MySQL to 5.6.x via MySQL's own yum repositories: ...
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Yum fails with [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (111, 'Connection refused')> but TCP traceroute works

When I try to connect to yum repos using either yum info or yum install I get the error: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (111, 'Connection refused')> I first thought our Firewall may be to ...
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include(SoapClient.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory

I have problems with yum, 1st one is when i run yum "commmand" 2nd time, example, yum search php or sudo yum install php-gd i get the error msg, rpmdb: Thread/process ...
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Client is not able to use Yum Server configured on Server under /home/RPMS file path

I have configured Yum Server on Server 10.0.0.1(Redhat 5.3) All RPMS are here /home/RPMS/Server. Now on another machine i have Centos 5.3 (10.0.0.30).I want to use yum Server of 10.0.0.1 on 10.0.0.3 ...
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“yum update” error. How to handle this?

I have an ec2 instance and I'm trying to update all packages. But the problem is when I execute "yum update" it shows the message: Transaction Check Error: file /usr/lib64/perl5/vendor_perl/Cwd.pm ...
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Centos 6.3 install reiserFS support

I'm trying to change an existing ext4 partition to reiserFS in Centos 6.3 64bit. I've updated the kernel to Centos Plus: First, I've updated /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo: In the [centosplus] ...