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

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Creating a local rpmforge/repoforge mirror?

I make good use of RPMforge for my production CentOS systems. I have local repositories for the main CentOS distribution and updates, however, recent automated kickstart installs are starting to hang ...
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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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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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CentOS 6 LEMP update - dependency error issue

I have setup a LEMP server following the guide Install Nginx/PHP-FPM on Fedora 20/19, CentOS/RHEL 6.5/5.10. It's been a while since I did the setup, so I wanted to grab the latest updates from REMI ...
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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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How to install MariaDB rpms in CentOS 6.4 using rpm (not yum cmd) + handling mysql-libs conflicts

I need to script the install of MariaDB using the rpm command in CentOS 6.4. I can't use yum since it's going to be an offline install so there's no access to the repository. The only MySQL package ...
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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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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

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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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Update Red Hat Enterprise Linux's Packages Only To Specific Point Release

Let's say that I have one RHEL6.2 64bit server running. Current latest version available is 6.4. Running "yum update" will update my server up to 6.4 straight away. What if I want to update only to ...
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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 ...
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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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How to track server updates [closed]

I have servers in different datacenters and with different OS's (mostly debian and CentOS/RedHat). What is the easiest way to keep track of which servers need updates? Is there a service or some sort ...
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Caching proxy for yum and debian repositories

Does a caching proxy for yum exist, similar to approx for Debian repositories? Is there a way to have reprepro behave the same as approx? I have heard that approx was not as stable; besides, I would ...
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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.?

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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Yum update notification when logging on to CentOS server remotely

I have 3 CentOS 6.3 Virtual Servers that I manage. I have them all set-up and configured, but am notoriously bad with remembering to run yum update on them from time to time. Is there anyway that I ...
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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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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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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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Solving multilib version problems

I use Centos 6.4 When I tried to install libgcc with yum install libgcc.i686 I took following massages. Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is ...
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How to fix “Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)” in CentOS?

I've tried yum update yum and yum clean all, but neither help to resolve the following problem: # yum install httpd --installroot=/opt/httpd2 Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from ...
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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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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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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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Install Tomcat7 on EC2

I'm trying to install Tomcat7 on an Amazon EC2 instance, but it doesn't work. Below is the console output: [ec2-user@ip-XXX ~]$ sudo yum install tomcat7 Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security ...
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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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Remove pgdg-centos92-9.2-6.noarch.rpm or enable for install PostgreSQL in CentOS 6.5

I'm trying to install PostgreSQL 9.2.6 in CentOS 6.5 and I doing as follow: Install PostgreSQL 9.2 repository rpm -Uvh ...
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What is the value of JAVA_HOME for CentOS?

I have install java through yum on CentOS, however another java programme needs to know what the JAVA_HOME environmental variable is. I know all about setting environmental variables, but what do I ...
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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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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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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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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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CentOS Plesk update 45 won't install

i have a CentOS 6.5 Server running Plesk 11.0.9 #44. When i try to install update #45, i get following error message: PPB_11_0_9-dist | 951 B 00:00 ...
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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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Yum doesn't install latest version of Git on Centos6

When I go to Gits download section it mentions that latest version is 1.8 and I can install it by yum install git on Fedora. I'm running CentOS6 so that command should also work for me, but yum tells ...
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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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Yum not Detecting phpMyAdmin Updates

Yum seems to not detect any updates for phpMyAdmin. Upon installing, it installed a slightly outdated version, but no updates have been noticed since. Even though phpMyAdmin says "new update ...
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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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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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Installing Yum in Fedora 12

For some reason I do not know, several default packages in my Fedora 12 installation have gone missing, removed or uninstalled. Now, reinstalling fedora 12 is not a good idea in my current situation. ...
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Reinstalling python on CentOS to be able to use yum

Yesterday I accidentally removed the python package using "yum remove" on a CentOS server. After then I realized yum was dependant on python and I could no longer use yum. I think I need to reinstall ...
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mrepo and grouplist/groupinstall?, mrepo not working as expected with group

All, I'm trying to set up mrepo so we can have internal repositories. After quite the slog, things seem to be working as expected EXCEPT for groups. From man createrepo: EXAMPLES Here is an ...
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Server load spikes after yum update and Laravel installation

The Platform: Centos 6.3 PHP 5.4.30 Apache 2.2.15 mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.37, for Linux (x86_64) using readline 5.1 4 CPUs 12 GB RAM 1TB Hard Disk Prefork Settings for Apache <IfModule ...
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Puppet package “ensure => latest” doesn't always work

I have a unique situation where the Puppet package ensure => latest directive only worked on some of my systems. Out of 30 servers, the packages updated properly on all but 4. I'm trying to get ...