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

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yum: Difference between mysql, mysql-server and mysql-devel

What are the differences between the packages here? mysql, mysql-server and mysql-devel I am installing a SQL server to use with PHP, but I found these three packages and am not sure which to use.
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Upgrade mysql version

I am trying to upgrade mysql package to 5.5 on centos. (amazon image - ami-cc5af9a5) There is 5.1 version of mysql-libs that can not be uninstalled because postfix is dependent upon it. But I can not ...
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Installing chrome in Centos 6.2 (Final)

I need to install chrome in a dedicated centos server where I only access via ssh, it doesn't have X or any windows graphical stuff. I need it to be able to pack extensions using google-chrome ...
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CentOS - Yum - Specify Mirror

Is it possible to specify a mirror for YUM to target when doing updates? I've noticed on my CentOS 6.2 servers that it takes up to a minute for YUM to respond from a given command. I did some Googling ...
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Updating OpenSSH to latest stable version via yum

I am running CentOS 5.7 and need to upgrade OpenSSH to the latest stable version (PCI compliance issues). However, the most recent version available via the CentOS yum repository is 4.3p2. How can I ...
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Fresh install of RHEL 6.1 - yum failing to update

I'm getting some errors when trying to update some RHEL 6.1 64 bit servers with yum. I tried a fresh install of the OS and then ran yum -y upgrade and received the same errors that I was getting on my ...
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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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Compile/Configure Options of a Yum Package (RPM)

Is it possible to get the compile options of a yum package? In this particular case, I am trying to get them for the standard BIND installation with CentOS, but if there is a generic way for YUM ...
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How-to: add an ISO/DVD of RHEL to the Repository list under Gnome for installing packages

I want to add the original ISO I installed RHEL from as a repository under the Add/Remove Software tool in Gnome. How do I do this? To clarify, I know what I need to do (add a repository) - I need ...
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Can I mix yum and apt-get safely?

I understand that yum and apt-get operate on top of rpm, so that the data about installed packages in a linux system is responsability of rpm; so that neither yum nor apt-get keep their own data about ...
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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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How to upgrade OpenSSL on CentOS 6.5 to protect against heartbleed? [duplicate]

When I go to run: root@vps [~]# yum update -y openssl I get: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.beyondhosting.net * extras: ...
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Fedora 14 Repository List

I've got a machine running FC14 and trying to set up yum on it without much luck. I'm aware that the FC14 repo's have all gone archive though it's not possible to upgrade this box as it's an appliance ...
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Windows Azure Centos image: Cannot upgrade to 6.4

I am using the Openlogic Centos image provided by Windows Azure. I have tried many times but when I run yum update it always said no packages marked for update, and the centos version is still 6.3. I ...
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Postgresql unintended upgrade to 9.2.3

OK, so I'm relatively new to linux. Some months ago, I managed to set up a website using Amazon's build of CentOS, PHP and Postgres 9.1. I'd done an initdb on /pgdata which was mounted on an Amazon ...
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Puppet package installation on Linux/CentOS

I am new to Puppet - I have been playing around learning the basics. Most of the examples ( except the very basic ones ) that are on the puppet page do not work for me - either some dependency is ...
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My yum repository able to search packages, but not able to install it in RHEL?

I set up yum from dvd. Following is the containts of my .repo file: [dvd] name=Red Hat Enterprise Linux Installation DVD baseurl=file:///media/dvd enabled=0. I'm able to search packages. However ...
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Installation of gearmand fails on libevent dependency

I've installed the PostgreSQL yum repo and have PostgreSQL running for some time now, but now when I try to install gearmand I get the following errors: Transaction Check Error: file ...
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CentOS - PHP - Yum Install with Custom ./configure params

I have successfully configured and compiled php on my dev server, and works great, but after talking to a sysadmin buddy, he informed that custom compiles of the latest builds are not recommended for ...
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Python upgrade to 2.7.2 from 2.4.x leads to yum module missing

yum was working fine till I upgraded Python for the sake of django in my VPS. It throws exactly this error: There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The ...
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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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yum depsolving problems - package already installed?

In trying to do a 'yum update' I've started to hit the following error on a number of my systems: --> Running transaction check --> Processing Dependency: freetype = 2.2.1-28.el5_5 for package: ...
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Nudge yum to use different mirrors?

I have two CentOS servers: dev and prod. Located at different sites and, as a result, yum on each tends to use different mirrors. This morning the dev machine alerted me that there were some updates. ...
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Upgrading packages over a large amount of servers

I have a large amount of CentOS servers that I need to periodically upgrade packages on. How can I combine automated upgrades but still retain control? Some of my issues with fully automated ...
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centos yum repository package security information.. how do i find it?

Is there anywhere that shows which security updates are included in the patch levels for centos yum repository package version of httpd?
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yumdownloader vs repotrack

I'm working on CentOS 6.3. Recently I come across repotrack from yum-utils. yumdownloader --resolve and repotrack looks very similar, but it looks like yumdownloader download only part of ...
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rpmbuild on CentOS 6.3 64-bit - broken dependencies

I'm trying to build a package using rpmbuild on 64-bit CentOS 6.3 server. Here is the spec file: Name: test-fms Version: 1.0 Release: 1%{?dist} Summary: my FMS Package ...
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local rpm repostry, that contains all packages installed on system

what I'm trying to is to make a USB disk with local repository / directory for offline installation (or upgrade) of Linux servers. Why !? Simple, I’m working on maintenance of huge cluster of asterisk ...
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How to install java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel on RHEL Server 6.3?

I have need of installing a Java 7 development environment on a RHEL 6.3 (system details are below). Following the official OpenJDK directions I tried yum install java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel (as root). ...
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Install httpd-devel on CentOS 5.7 x86_64

I'm trying to install httpd-devel on my Media Temple DV 4 server. I tried this: yum install -y httpd-devel But the install fails with: --> Missing Dependency: httpd = 2.2.3-53.el5.centos.3 is ...
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Yum update info from what version, to what version

Is there some simple yum command so I can know what is current and what is future version of package for updating. I now about: yum list updates But that only prints new version of packages...
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Can't install PHP and MySQL on CentOS 5 64 Bits

I'm getting the following error when trying to install PHP and MySQL form the atomicorp.com repository: [root@x171 ~]# yum -y install mysql-libs php php-gd gd mysql mysql-server mysql-devel ...
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CentOS 5.7 - Cannot retrieve repository metadata

I got this strange error today and I'm not able to fix it: root@server# yum -y update Loaded plugins: allowdowngrade YumRepo Error: All mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file. Eg. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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problem while installing some python packages

There is an issue while installing some of the packages for python. They show 'No package available' message while trying to do yum install . They are these: python-psycopg, python-reportlab, ...
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Installing packages on a x86-64 linux

I have CentoOS 5.4 x86-64 and every time I do yum install ... two versions of the same package are installed: one ending in .i386 and the other ending in .x86_64. Is it nessesary to install .i386 ...
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YUM Config file for a repo in local drive

I have a repo in my local computer . I was told to create a config file like [Norf-repo] name="Norf repo" baseurl=http://location enabled=1 But since it is a local package , I cant probably look ...
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How to fix yum install not valid release error on Centos 5

When I try to yum install anything I get: -bash-3.2# yum install strace Loading "fastestmirror" plugin Determining fastest mirrors * dag: apt.sw.be * lxlabsupdate: download.lxlabs.com * rpmforge: ...
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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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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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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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CentOS yum *.rpm package changelog (not installation changelog)

I just logged into my new rented server and updated openssl because of the heartbleed-bug (http://heartbleed.com). I updated using yum list openssl ... Installed Packages openssl.x86_64 ...
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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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Recover CentOS missing YUM and RPM

This is the history: I have (or had), a linux box with CentOS 5.9 and a pre installed LAMP configuration. It was working but was too out of date, for instance mysql was version 4. So I decided to ...
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Linux EC2 Broken Yum

I am having a very very frustrating problem with the yum command. Here's how I think it started: I am running an EC2 server. A micro EC2 server. Today, I SSH'ed into the server and found '144 ...
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Potential issues with “yum update ./*.rpm”?

I've got a batch machines to update this week, but I'm not quite confident with our established procedure. It basically runs like so for each machine: Mount a shared directory particular to the OS ...