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

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How do I update bash on RHEL5 servers with expired contracts? [duplicate]

I have two servers with expired contracts that are both vulnerable to shellshock. I am in the process of migrating both to new servers with RHEL6 or greater depending when I get this done. That ...
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Cannot install mysql-devel on centos

Everytime I try to run sudo yum install mysql-devel I am met with the following error: Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package ...
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yum remove package freeze while erasing

I'm using CentOS 6.5 on a server. Some time ago, I installed from a third-party repository Newscoop CMS. Now I'm not able to remove it. yum remove newscoop Freeze at the "erasing" point, shutting ...
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rpm package conflicts with itself in yum

I prepared custom package platform-6-1.2.3-1.x86_64. I want it to be conflicting with every OTHER plat-6 package installed in the system. Files of the package are not conflicting with the others ...
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CentOS fails to update Bash

I'm trying to patch my server against the Shellshock vulnerability issue. However, I'm unable to update Bash to a safe version, these are the results I'm getting: # yum update bash Loaded plugins: ...
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bash stuck at 3.2-24.el5 (Redhat)

I'm trying to update bash on our Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.6 server. But it won't find an update later than "3.2-24.el5". I've check and it is vulnerable for the shellshock ...
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Do CentOS 4 yum Repositories Exist Anywhere

I am trying (somewhat desperately) to convert an RHEL 4 server with no RedHat contract to CentOS 4 preparatory to upgrading it to CentOS 5 because "shellshock." I am following the instructions found ...
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Why are some CentOS 5 boxes still vulnerable to ShellShock after upgrading Bash?

I have two CentOS 5.10 boxen where I have upgraded bash to the latest version. However, in one of the boxes, bash is still vulnerable to CVE-2014-7169 (I am using the test from this ServerFault ...
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Sudo yum update errors

I recently tried installing HHVM on my Centos VPS today without luck. I then tried to update my VPS and received the following errors below. I'm quite new to the command line so I don't have a clue as ...
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yum-complete-transaction in a crazy loop

I was trying to update a server that I have with yum update and it aborted because the server ran out of memory. I killed off a few processes that were not needed and ran yum-complete-transaction but ...
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Use puppet to update Yum repository [closed]

I have just started working on puppet and successfully installed the master server and agents. As part of my test, I am of the understanding that Puppet can replicate my configuration to the different ...
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What is yum “running transaction test”?

There are many questions and answers on the internet about the "Running transaction test" notice which appears after a yum update. These questions usually concern what to do if it gets stuck. My ...
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Install tuleap on amazon ec2 linux AMI

I'd like to know if it's possible to install tuleap on amazon ec2 linux ami. I searched the net unsuccessfully and when I try to install tuleap with yum, I got confilcts error (with httpd24, ...
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What is D option in linux yum assisted install?

When I install something with yum installer on linux, I get something like this: Is this ok [y/d/N]: _ So... what is the "D" option?
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Difference between rpm php and php54 packages from remi repo

I am doing some system automation where we need php 54. We install this from the remi repo. I can't tell what's different other than size in the two below: ...
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RHEL/CentOS - Is it possible to update packages only up to a certain release date?

Technically speaking, if one wanted to update a RHEL or CentOS server using yum, but only up to a certain release date (i.e. don't install any updates released after X date), would it be possible and ...
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Upgrade R to 3.1.1 on ec2 via yum

I have an ec2 instance with an older version (3.0.2) of R that I'm trying to update to the latest (3.1.1). This is not available in the default yum repo, but is available under EPEL. The installed ...
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Yum update coreutils failed

I got error update coreutils. Here is console log root@server70 [~]# yum update coreutils Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, rhnplugin Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile ...
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rebuild yum index on aws s3

I am trying to rebuild yum repo on aws S3 after adding new packages. Here are few commands I am trying, but it is not helping. [root@chucks ~]$ createrepo --baseurl ...
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CentOS 6.5 new Kernel not active after reboot

Today I was running some yum updates and wanted to verify that everything went through fine by making sure I had a new kernel. To my surprise I noticed that CentOS was still running ...
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yum update rpm packages installed manually

I needed to install the libxml 2.7 package and for this i uninstalled yum (yum have dependencies on libxml), is there any way I can make the pass to work with yum rpm packages installed previously? I ...
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Yum problems with easy apache - The server’s system package manager, ‘YUM’, failed.? [closed]

I keep getting the following error on easy appache !! The server’s system package manager, ‘YUM’, failed. ! !! This is the command that failed: yum -y install gettext automake19 libstdc++.x86_64 ...
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CentOS 6 Yum update issue

I get this error when I try and run 'yum-complete-transaction' in shell: [root@namesvr ~]# yum-complete-transaction Loaded plugins: fastestmirror mirror speeds from cached hostfile Loading mirror ...
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How can I create a yum repository from downloaded packages? [duplicate]

How can one setup local yum repository using the downloaded rpm packages? This is a note to self. I am not sure if this good way, but I am trying nevertheless.
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Create yum variable, that is the result of a command?

To clarify, I am looking on how to store a yum variable as the RESULT of a command. The command I use to get the OS version is irrelevant to me, I'm sure there are better ways of getting it than what ...
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Spacewalk (satellite) activation refresh child channels on client

We have a (spacewalk) rhn satellite server running and several hundred machines registered with it with a few activation keys. Each of these keys have one or more child channels. We need to know how ...
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sudo yum install httpd is throwing errors

Hello this is the command im typing and its returning the error you see, any suggestions please [ec2-user@ip-172-31-41-46 ~]$ sudo yum install httpd Loaded plugins: priorities, update-motd, ...
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Yum updates for CentOS by OpenLogic fails on Microsoft Azure

Earlier today I made a fresh install of CentOS in Azure from images provided by OpenLogic. When I try to update the system with yum update, I get: Loaded plugins: security ...
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having problems updating yum on my centos 6.5 final system

[root@spanky ~]# yum update rpmdb: read: 0x7fff4032cbd0, 512: Input/output error rpmdb: /var/lib/rpm/Providename: Input/output error rpmdb: write: 0x12e1050, 4096: Bad file descriptor error: cannot ...
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Trying to install php-devel on AWS EC2 server to compile a PHP extension, but getting errors “httpd24 conflicts with httpd-2.2.27-1.3.amzn1.x86_64”

I'm trying to install php-devel on an AWS EC2 server so I can compile a PHP extension. But I get an conflits error. --> Processing Conflict: httpd24-2.4.10-1.59.amzn1.x86_64 conflicts httpd < ...
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How to add language support on CentOS 7 (on Docker)?

I'm trying to set locale to Japanese, but CentOS image on docker doesn't include language support. bash-4.2# yum groupinstall -y "Japanese Support" Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds ...
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Why does yum index get corrupted?

Occasionally yum's cache gets corrupted and we see errors like this: error: db3 error(-30974) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery error: cannot open Packages ...
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“yum groupinstall” i686 packages on x64?

I'm working on enabling x64 host build workers to build i686 RPMs, now that AWS EC2 (which we use to run build workers) is deprecating i386 nodes like m1.medium in favour of x64-only instance types ...
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CentOS 5.5 php-posix with dependency error php53-common

I'm having problems installing php-posix. The problem I have, is that I used epel.repo and now I can't work out how to get past this. I'm not great with Redhat & yum. [root@badelivery ~]# yum ...
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Upgrading PHP 5.2 to PHP 5.3 on EC2

I am a HUGE novice with this, and I have spend a whole day and a night trying to fix this. I know this has been asked before, but I have tried everything in those answers as well as from all over the ...
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Installing SOX on EC2 server?

I could use some help getting SOX installed on an EC2 server. My EC2 server is completely "vanilla" and is using the Amazon Linux AMI (3.4.37-40.44.amzn1.x86_64). Most of the SOX installation ...
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Enable the EPEL repository on AWS Elastic Beanstalk

I need to install some tools from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux repository (EPEL) that are not available in the default repositories of the Amazon Linux AMI. /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo ...
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Trying to remove packages with yum, however it is failing?

Trying to uninstall zarafa mail server. I use yum list installed to view the already isntalled packages. After which I use yum erase zarafa* It picks up all the packages but returns: Error in ...
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Replace @remi packages with base packages

while installing iRedMail, I ran into the issues that some of my old packages were installed or updated by the Remi repo. I have disabled the epel and remi repos now, ran yum update all and I still ...
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RESOLVED: yum says mod_cluster is installed, but the files are not there

RHEL 6.5 + JBoss EAP 6. I installed JBoss EAP 6 from the RHEL repos using grouinstall: # yum groupinstall "JBoss EAP 6" This seems to have worked fine except that the files for mod_cluster are not ...
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Issues installing mongodb on centos 5

I'm trying to install mongodb for my centos 5.1 server via yum. I followed the instructions of creating a .repo file in the yum folder, but it still doesnt work. here's the screenshot of the issue: ...
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Yum repo basic auth not working

So we've got this yum repo that is protected via basic auth. My yum.repo definition looks like this [custom-repo] name=Releases Repository ...
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insufficient space in download directory /var/cache/yum/updates/packages [closed]

I try to install vim-enhanced using #yum install vim-enhanced I got an error like this insufficient space in download directory /var/cache/yum/updates/packages I found some answers to the this ...
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YUM installs outdated software

I recently acquired a red hat server that runs RHEL 5.5. I get a feeling that my YUM repositories are totally out of date because of the following reasons: I tried updating GCC using YUM. The ...
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error installing mysql client after installing remi php-mysql

after installing nginx with php-fpm thanks to remi repository, I get an error when I simply install mysql client : yum install mysql give me the following result (see bellow). Loaded plugins: ...
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Missing Dependency: python-chardet is needed by package reconfigure-0.1.50-1.noarch (ajenti)

I'm getting this error while installing ajenti. yum install ajenti Error: Missing Dependency: python-chardet is needed by package reconfigure-0.1.50-1.noarch (ajenti) Any idea?
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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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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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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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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?