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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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Looking for libmcrypt-devel.i686 on Centos7 for building 32bit binaries

Which yum repo am I missing, there is only libmcrypt-devel.x86_64 but no libmcrypt-devel.i686 package? yum search mcrypt libmcrypt-devel.x86_64 : Development libraries and headers for libmcrypt ...
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Installing Google Chrome on Amazon Linux

I am trying to install the latest version of Google Chrome on Amazon Linux using yum. As far as I can tell Amazon Linux is based on RHEL/Centos however, it doesn't look like Google support this ...
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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: No package mysql-server available in Cent OS 7

I just installed Apache on my new Digital Ocean Cent OS 7 x64 server. When following Digital Ocean's tutorial, yum cannot install mysql-server. # yum install mysql mysql-server mysql-libs ...
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yum updates - are .rpmnew files ever critical / important to act upon?

When yum installs updates sometimes, it will give some message like: warning: /etc/ssh/sshd_config created as /etc/ssh/sshd_config.rpmnew My thought is that it would be wise to act upon these ...
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How to undo “yum remove python”

I have a Centos 6 based VPS with an ssh connection. Recently wanting to install python 2.7.2, I bravely ran: yum remove python which apparently removed yum itself being written or depends on ...
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How can I version control a mirrored upstream repository?

I manage many servers that span multiple environments (dev, qa, staging, and production). To help manage these, we have multiple repositories on a local webserver for our applications (e.g. app_1_el6, ...
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CentOS 6.6 (Final) - yum kernel upgrade troubles

Well-being everybody, I'm a SysAdmin Junior managing 3 CentOS Virtual (Web)Servers, this morning I'm facing some troubles with package manager yum. As usual operation, this morning I've run the ...
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Difference between RPM (yum) and apt-get

Functional difference between the two? Packages different style or what? I'm dipping my toe in the server pool and playing with an Ubuntu install right now, which is apt-get. I'm also considering ...
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Dracut-Kernel update required but won't when running Yum on Centos 6.6

I'm a fair newbie when it comes to Linux, but I'm having problems updating a small Centos 6.6 box that's been working fine and updating previously. When running yum update I get the error below. I've ...
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CLOUDLINUX 6.6 x86_64 YUM error

I am getting the following error after running a yum update which failed and then running yum-complete-transaction: Skipping the running kernel: kernel-2.6.32-531.29.2.lve1.3.11.1.el6.x86_64 --> ...
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PHP dependancy issue after upgrading to PHP 5.6.5

I'm trying to install Laravel, this required me to upgrade to php 5.6.5. This was a success and php is running fine, but im having 2 dependency issues when i try to install other packages that laravel ...
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yum + what is the message - No package ansible available

I am try to install the ansible tool on my linux red-hat version - 5.7 yum install ansible Loaded plugins: security Setting up Install Process No package ansible available. Nothing to do ansible ...
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Ansible + why yum not install the latest version

I am installed successfully the Ansible tool from yum repository as yum install Ansible Ansible is great tool even more then puppet From site - ...
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Different versions of glibc RedHat

Before I jump into the issue, I am using RedHat 6.5 and have no access to the internet to download yum updates due to environment restrictions. All I have in this case is the CD ROM (RHEL 6.5) to ...
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centos 6.7 nx freenx unavailable

I have a standard server setup for our application that requires freenx that I have been installing since centos 6.4, on a couple dozen servers. This server was given to me by a new hosting provider ...
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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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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

Transaction Summary ========================================================================================================================================================== Install 9 ...
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Error when upgrading libcurl with yum on RHEL 6.6

I am trying to update libcurl on a RHEL 6 server by means of yum update libcurl. When I do this I get the following error: Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package ...
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Yum on CentOS 6 upgrading hundreds of packages? [duplicate]

I do yum updates very frequently, almost daily. I was doing a normal yum update just now and I am being asked to update a large number of packages: Install 12 Package(s) Upgrade 315 ...
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Elastix Upgrade fails CentOS yum missing dependency with libwat, libgsmat, and libss7

I upgraded a year old vanilla Elastix box using yum update and yum upgrade. Almost 400 packages updated but a few of them failed, including asterisk. At present the switchboard is working but I can't ...
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Yum install error (mysql-devel) depsolve

I get the following error on yum install mysql-devel. Can anyone help? I dont have this in my /etc/yum.conf exclude list. --> Finished Dependency Resolution mysql-server-5.0.45-7.el5.x86_64 from ...
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Should I be worried that yum update suddenly wants to update well over 100 packages on my CentOS 6 system?

I get an email alert whenever there's something to update, and typically do them that day. This tends to happen most days. For whatever reason I've had no alerts since 20th July until today (I ...
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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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How can I exclude packages with yum-cron on CentOS7?

On earlier versions of CentOS, and I'm assuming RHEL, you could exclude packages by adding their names to /etc/sysconfig/yum-cron. Putting several newer servers into use now, and I can't find this ...
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Yum the same version as in a repository (automatic upgrades/downgrades)

In our infrastrcture, we have servers installed and managed by puppet. All our software is then installed from rpm. On each server is a small script that performs yum update if there is some change in ...
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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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Upgrade Subversion 1.6 to 1.7 on CentOS? (can't find yum repository)

I want to upgrade my SVN Server from 1.6 to 1.7. Unfortunately I can't find anything on the internet how to do this with yum. I have checked rpmforge-extras but it has only svn 1.6 and not 1.7 I ...
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latest openbox Yum package standalone install centos

i am trying to install openbox on centos. when i try yum install openbox i get no openbox package available nothing to do how can I install this standalone with the yum command?
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Can I use Oracle's yum repository with RHEL and then go back to Redhat's yum? [closed]

Let me explain my problem :) I have a VM provisioned by my company's datacenter, RHEL 5.11: $ lsb_release -a Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseServer Description: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server ...
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Error: Package: libmodule-10.0.0.1826-b10_0_0_1826.x86_64 (installed)

I am getting the following messages when running yum update on my RHEL 6 server. I have tried searching on the libmodule-10.0.0.1826-b10_0_0_1826.x86_64 package and dependencies but can't find a ...
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RHEL 6.6: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - “The requested URL returned error: 403 Forbidden”

First of all, it's the first time I setup RHEL machines, I'm more used to Debian. We're installing many machine at the same time. We've upgraded from RHEL 6.3 to RHEL 6.6 and we're now trying to ...
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Installing Redis on CentOS 6.6 final - no package available

I've added the "EPEL" repo: Loaded plugins: changelog, downloadonly, fastestmirror, presto Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * elrepo: repos.mia.lax-noc.com * epel: epel.gtdinternet.com * ...
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Installing mysql-devel to match MySQL version

I'm running MySQL 5.1.52 on CentOS 4.6 and I'm trying to install mysql-devel to match my MySQL version. If I do yum install mysql-devel it wants to upgrade MySQL to 5.1.58, yet if I do yum search ...
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Broke Fedora after accidentally cancelled yum update

tl;dr: I ran yum update -y, then halfway a huge update (1.1GB) accidentally hit ctrl+C mid-way. This broke everything. I tried: 500 yum check all 501 package-cleanup --problems 502 ...
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How do I upgrade to the latest PHP version in CentOS with yum?

I found some blog posts about this, but it's rather lack of descriptions on possible side effects. I could really use some detailed on these steps: How to add a repo that provides PHP 5.4 into yum ...
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We have multiple repos having same package. IF we do yum install package, install from stable repo and yum install package-version install other repo

We've got multiple custom-added yum repositories (on CentOS 6), We have a package that is available on multiple repositories. It's named the exact same thing on two different repositories, call them ...
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Install a newer version of Git on CentOS 7

I like to enable Git "Push to Deploy" on my CentOS 7 server. Currently I only can get Git 1.8.3.1 via yum. I need a newer version. Do I have to build it from source or is there any repo I can use? I ...
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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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yum update doesn't have any update?

Recently, I clean up the yum cache, then I found that I don't have any update when I do yum update. I am not sure whether there is actually no update or something is wrong. yum clean all rm -rf ...
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RHEL6 installed wrong version of rpmforge

I installed the wrong version of rpmforge for el7. Then I ran an update which installed this package on my system python-crypto-2.6.1-1.el7.rf.x86_64 Notice the el7 but I am on rhel6. I then ...
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yum list available showing packages, but yum update not installing those packages…These rpms are not present

# yum list available Available Packages python-deltarpm.x86_64 3.5-0.5.20090913git.el6 ...
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Connect a redhat server that is under a vpn to internet

I have to configure the environments of like 10 redhat servers(dbs, stash, test, dev, production), but those servers are under a VPN and they have no internet access, I can connect my company mac to ...
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install boost 1.51 package on centos 7

I'm trying to compile a program which requires boost 1.51, but the only available boost package via yum on my system is boost 1.53. I would prefer to install boost using the system's package manager, ...
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How do I find out what the latest version of a package is for a given version of RHEL?

When working with for instance Ubuntu, I'm used to being able to look up which version of a given package is available for a given version of Ubuntu Server on launchpad.net/ubuntu. Is there a similar ...
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“yum clean” hangs - what to try next?

I run a number of CentOS servers. I was recently doing the occasional yum update but this failed on a handful of the servers. On most I have been able to move forward by doing: # yum clean all # rm ...
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On CentOS how do I get boost header files installed?

What CentOS 6 package name do I need to install boost header files: yum install boost doesn't seem to work. Is there a special compiler directive I need to use to point to the include files? Or is ...
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How to install libboost-devel on CentOS 6.3

How to install libboost-devel on CentOS 6.3? I have tried the following command: yum install libboost-devel Output: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * ...
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Automatically remove a %preun broken RPM?

We have an error in the %preun script of an RPM we distributed in the past. This has been corrected, but, now, upgrading to the newer version is failing because the previous version is not ...