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Centos yum install git-svn

Running yum install on Centos yum install git-svn is producing the following errors: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * addons: mirror.eshk.hk * base: ...
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Difference between libcrypto.so.10()(64bit) and libcrypto.so.10(libcrypto.so.10)(64bit) dependencies

We are seeing an error updating our yum packages on several servers. Several nagios packages are complaining that libcrypto.so.10(libcrypto.so.10)(64bit) is not available. We have openssl installed ...
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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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grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template

I'm trying to fix my system after moving it from one server to another. It works perfectly with kernel booted via network, but not from the disk. Reinstalling stock CentOS 6.6 kernel shows this error:...
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Why is the cachedir option of createrepo not being used?

I'm trying to speed up execution of the createrepo. The man page suggests adding ---cachedir so I did that. However after running the command the specified directory is still empty. This makes me ...
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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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Possible lookup issue on network [closed]

I'm running VMware Workstation 12 on a Win 7 platform. Installed Centos 6.8 on vm on Workstation. On the vm, trying to yum packages from centos. Get error message "Couldn't resolve host 'mirrorlist....
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yum HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden behind NAT on AWS

I had some weird issues while trying to run yum update on a centos 7 server on AWS behind an instance NAT. Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=7&arch=x86_64&...
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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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Is it ok to remove kernel-debug* on a production system if it's preventing upgrades? KVM template: /boot does not have enough space

So there are legacy CentOS 6.x VPS templates on a very good host which are "stuck" with a 100mb /boot partition. Unfortunately since it was spawned ~4 years ago, one of our servers falls into this ...
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Upgrading MySQL with YUM

I am trying to upgrade from MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.7 with yum (using Amazon linux AMI) When I do : sudo yum upgrade mysql No packages marked for update When I do : sudo yum install mysql ...
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Ansible: updating select packages if installed without installing if not

I have a few tens of hosts that are a mix of CentOS 6 and 7. I recently started using Ansible to help manage them, but I'm still very much a newbie. Like everybody, I have a periodic need to update ...
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How to configure Yum to update from self-hosted repository

I have a Red Hat instance (which I'll call "A") that I would like to use as a repository for updates rather than the redhat-subscription-manager. I also have another Red Hat instance ("B") that I ...
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What can I do to speed up createrepo?

We are using a yum repository to distribute our software to our production instances. Unfortunately, createrepo is becoming a bottleneck, and we only have 469 packages in the repository. $ time ...
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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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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 < 2....
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Can you update yum packages one at a time?

My low memory box running CentOS cannot be updated, since yum is getting killed due to high memory usage. Is there a way to automatically update all packages, one at a time instead of updating ...
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install mysql 5.7 to linux 6 - yum tries to install 5.7 el7?

I'm following the instructions here to install MySQL-Community-Server onto a linux 6 aws instance. Basic commands: wget http://dev.mysql.com/get/mysql57-community-release-el6-8.noarch.rpm sudo yum ...
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Red Hat 7 - Amazon EC2 - Could not retrieve mirrorlist https://None/pulp

SELinux is running in permissive mode yum update is yielding: Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, search-disabled-repos Webmin | 1.0 kB 00:00:00 Could not retrieve mirrorlist https://...
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Cannot install php-intl on CentOS

When I run: yum install php-intl I get this error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.as29550.net * epel: ftp.nluug.nl * extras: mirror....
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yum name mismatch between repos

Trying to sort out the why (and how) to resolve a package dep issue...the issue being the package is already installed, just that the package name that's currently installed has a architecture bit at ...
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Yum install libyaml has depsolving problems

Trying to get ruby up and running on a centos 5 box. yum install libyaml-devel Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Repository base is listed more than once in the configuration Repository updates is listed ...
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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

Transaction Summary ========================================================================================================================================================== Install 9 Package(s)...
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Need to Install Apache on RedHat Without Internet Access

My client has given me access to RedHat server which requires to install apache but it does not have direct access to internet. So I cannot use "yum" command to install the packages. When I ran the ...
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Why can't I uninstall mysql-5.5 & install mysql-5.6 on Amazon Linux machine?

I'm on a 64-bit Amazon Linux machine. I had previously installed mysql-server 5.5. (using sudo yum install) However, I soon found out that my application requires MySql-serve 5.6. So I uninstalled ...
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AWS yum does not work from private subnet (does work from public)

I have a VPC with a private and a public subnet - each containing an identically built RHEL7 server. I believe the VPC is set up correctly (see following). However, the public server can use yum and ...
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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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Prohibit yum from extracting a file

On RHEL6, the package nginx from EPEL installs these two files into /etc/nginx/conf.d: /etc/nginx/conf.d/default.conf /etc/nginx/conf.d/ssl.conf I can remove these files, however when upgrading ...
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linux + dose each security kernel rpm will install the relevant initrd and vmlinuz files under /boot

I just print the kernel rpms that need to install on my redhat machine (version 6.5) # yum list-security --security | grep kernel-[0-9] RHSA-2014:1143 security kernel-2.6.18-371.12.1.el5.x86_64 ...
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CentOS6 box: yum remove Percona-Server-shared-51 dependencies

I want to install Percona 5.7, but when I run the relevant yum command it tells me that 57 clashes with Percona-Server-shared-51. I don't really know why I even have that installed, since I also have ...
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Unable to upgrade clamav due to dependency weirdness

I'm trying to upgrade my clamav installation to the latest version (0.95.2). I am running CentOS 5.3, and I have rpmforge added. The command I am using is yum upgrade clam* I'm getting this error ...
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Repository 'base' is missing name in configuration, using id CentOS5

When I run yum update I receive the following error: Repository 'base' is missing name in configuration, using id Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for ...
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Installing yum repositories that are specified in kickstart file

Right now, I am specifying repositories to be used for installation in the kickstart file via the repo directive. I am then, re-specifying those repositories to be added to the /etc/yum.repos.d post-...
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linux redhat + how to install only the latest kernel rpm under /boot

installing of errata security kernel rpm ( from redhat sattelite ) on the linux red-hat, could sometimes - create a diff 2-4 new update kernel under /boot , the problem here that /boot could be ...
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Enabled / disabled repos in .repo file overwritten / superceded when new versions of software released?

I'm working on installing MySQL from the yum repositories: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/repo/yum/ However our requirements are to run only MySQL 5.6, not the latest version 5.7. So we don't want a ...
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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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I'm struggling to install darkstat on an Amazon EC2 server running Amazon Linux. Any tips?

Hello and thanks in advance for reading through this question. Disclaimer: I'm still quite a newbie when it comes to managing a server. I'm running an Amazon EC2 server (which is running Amazon Linux) ...
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RHEL 5 YUM Python Throwing Traceback and Timeout errors

I know, the first thing I should do is upgrade to RHEL 6 or 7, but unfortunately, I'm stuck on it for the time being. I have been running into this error using any yum commands. The rpm command works ...
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sudo yum install apache2 on amazon linux fails [closed]

I've tried running the command:sudo yum install apache2 and got the following error: Loaded plugins: priorities, update-motd, upgrade-helper amzn-main/latest | 2.1 kB 00:00 ...
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yum upgrade/downgrade - dump all logs

I am doing a yum upgrade/downgrade on a linux box and seeing some issues. I want to dump all logs - literally every bit of info that yum can dump and may be useful for me to debug. what is the best ...
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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 http://olcentgbl....
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Remove java 1.7 that was automatically installed with maven, but keep maven

I installed maven on an Amazon Linux following these instructions. This automatically installed and made 'default' java 1.7. I had already manually installed java 1.8, so I run sudo yum remove java-1....
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Why does Debian have RPM and Yum packages?

I know that Debian comes with an awesome package manager called APT which is capable of installing .deb packages. I know that RHEL comes with a package manager called Yum and is capable of installing ...
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How do I install the main repositories for RHEL6

We've setup RHEL6 on a new server. As far as we can tell, our subscription is all setup properly. However, when I run yum repolist, it doesn't show any repositories. /etc/yum.repos.d/redhat.repo is ...
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Error no 14 while installing PostgreSQL using yum

I am trying to install PostgreSQL on RHEL 6.3 using yum. I am getting a error while installing postgreSQL using yum. Command: yum install postgresql95-server postgresql95 Error: Loaded ...
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yum + list all available security updates without installing them, on redhat 5?

To list all available security updates without installing them, I run this and this syntax is working on redhat 6 and 7 # yum list-security --security please advice what is the syntax for redhat ...
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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] ...
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Synchronize RPM repository atomically

We have a RPM repository (on a Centos 6 machine) that we need to push to another machine. So far we've been using rsync -av --delete to simply push the repo directory over the network. This makes the ...
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How to verify if an rpm was installed from scratch or upgraded?

we installed the following rpm's via yum on redhat version 5 # rpm -qa --last | head -10 kernel-headers-2.6.18-408.el5 Wed May 18 13:33:59 2016 bind-utils-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.6 ...
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Finding Lynx for RHEL 6

Today I tried tried running $> apachectl status and got the following message: apachectl: line 95: lynx: command not found No problem, guess this server doesn't have lynx installed. My ...