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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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Centos yum resync installed packages

I am in a strange situation. I have a web server machine with CentOS release 6.6 (Final) installed with nginx, mysql, ISPConfig and Webmin which is working smoothly. Recently I noticed when using ...
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yum dependency conflicts already installed package

I want to install php 5.6 from the webtatic repo: yum install php56w php56w-opcache php56w-mysql php56w-mcrypt php56w-pdo php56w-xml One of the dependencies is httpd: Installing for ...
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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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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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Why are outdated packages installed by yum on CentOS? (specifically PHP 5.1) How to fix?

I'm working on a fresh CentOS server and am extremely annoyed to find out that yum does not work as smoothly and brilliantly as "apt-get install" does on Ubuntu. Installing a LAMP stack, I ran the ...
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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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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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Why won't yum install updates?

I am getting errors, I think with coreutils, where yum won't update. Here is a stripped down output from what I see when I run yum update: Resolving Dependencies There are unfinished transactions ...
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Automatic updates recommended in CentOS 6/7? [duplicate]

I know there are several ways to automatically update the CentOS 6/7 system via yum. My question: Are automatic scheduled updates recommended to use in CentOS? If yes, which way is the best? Florian ...
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cannot use any yum command: no space left on device

if i use any yum command, i get Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in <module> yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True) ...
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YUM Update Error

I am receiving the following errors when running yum update. I began receiving these errors after I had installed the incorrect EPEL package (epel-release-6-8.noarch). I have since removed and ...
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RedHat: Can't install package GNOME Desktop Environment

I installed the package GNOME Desktop Environment on my machine running Red Hat version 6.4. more /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.4 (Santiago) At the end of the ...
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yum dependancy error - looking for the wrong version of php-mysql

So I was trying to upgrade from MariaDB 5.5 to 10.0. (which is essentially MySQL fork) The installation instructions say to yum remove mariadb-server mariadb-common mariadb-compat then re-install ...
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Find (un)used packages on CentOS/Fedora?

In short: From all the (rpm) packages installed I would like to identify the ones unused (for example since the last 6 months). In long: I have number of machines with a respectable service record. ...
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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

Transaction Summary ========================================================================================================================================================== Install 9 ...
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MySQL 5.6 Community Server failed to start in CentOS 6

MySQL 5.6 Community Server failed to start on CentOS 6. Before, I have successfully installed mysql community server (file: mysql-community-release-el6-5.noarch.rpm) on my CentOS 6, the binary source ...
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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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CentOS Multilib version conflict

I'm trying to install HHVM on my CentOS 6.6, but this multilib problem is not letting me. Upon running yum upgrade, I get this result. root@invictus [~]# yum upgrade Loaded plugins: fastestmirror ...
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Install php-soap56w on CentOS 7 x64 not working

I followed the guide located here to install PHP 5.6 with Apache on CentOS 7. Everything went along smoothly. I now need to install PHP-SOAP and it's gave me dependancy conflicts. So I used this ...
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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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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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How to fix a function in bash that checks if an RPM package is installed?

I've written this function: function isInstalled { if [ rpm -q $1 &> /dev/null ]; then echo 'installed'; return 1; else echo 'not installed'; return 0; fi } But something is ...
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Yum, always install both 32 and 64 bit when available

When using yum, is there a way to have both 32 and 64 bit packages installed whenever both are available? I know I can specify *.i686 for individual packages... But I have a lot of errors that ...
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EPEL Repo for CentOS 6 causing error

I've got a VM running CentOS 6 (64bit) and I'm attempting to add the EPEL repo like usual to install various packages as I do quite regularly. Today, I'm experiencing some strange errors yet I'm ...
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Centos 6.6 yum issues with NTP update

Hi I'm having an issue with yum, I seem to have broken dependencies? I have a general knowledge of Linux but I'm not sure how to fix this. Running CentOS 6.6. Here's the output from yum: yum update ...
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Unable to install phpMyAdmin via yum (remi)

I'm trying to install phpMyAdmin via remi and it seems like it's missing php-php-gettext: # yum --enablerepo=remi install phpMyAdmin Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb Resolving Dependencies --> ...
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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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Yum installation fails with RHEL 6.5

I am trying to install shibboleth SP package using YUM installation (Yum install shibboleth). I am getting the following error while installing. Downloading Packages: ...
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rkhunter warns of inode change but no file modification date changes

I have several systems running Centos 6 with rkhunter installed. I have a daily cron running rkhunter and reporting back via email. I very often get reports like: ---------------------- Start ...
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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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How to customize the default set of apps launched with gnome desktop on CentOS 6.*

Background We run a series of CentOS 6.5 servers which each host multiple users (~100s) coming in via X-Window XDMP from their MS Windows desktops. These users don't need the host of default ...
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Yum update without upgrading CentOS

Is there a manner in which we can yum update and pull the latest packages but not end up updating CentOS itself? I know we can alter yum.conf and exclude certain packages and even repos, but if that ...
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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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How to keep specific old kernels around after a yum update

I know that in CentOS 6.x, you can put the following line in /etc/yum.conf which tells yum to keep the last N kernels (by default this is set to five): installonly_limit=5 However, there are cases ...
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CENTOS yum different versions

i have two servers running centos, they are located in the same Data Center i want to update my mod-pagespeed module Server 1: [root@web2 11]# yum update mod-pagespeed Loaded plugins: ...
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Centos Yum Repo Issues

I'm trying to enable the REMI repo by executing the below command: rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-5.rpm as a result I keep getting: package ...
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How best to maintain a recent bash version on amazon linux?

I require Bash 4.2 or higher. Amazon Linux default repositories only provide Bash 4.1. I have done some searches and can not find a yum repository for recent versions of Bash. I don't want to compile ...
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Using yum-builddep instead of yum install in Puppet

Is there a simple way to change the default behaviour of yum when installing packages to for instance instead of doing a yum install instead use yum-builddep to install only the dependencies of a ...
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Installing 32bit rpm in 64bit machine

First of all I know this is a complete mess but due to some developer legacy code(hard coded value),I am forced to install 32 bit rpm on 64 bit machine. cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS ...
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Yum repos are broken after installing Jenkins

I installed apache and jenkins, now when I run yum commands I get repo errors. I'm new to redhead so I'm struggling to see where I'm going wrong. Heres an example of trying to install git: # yum ...
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red hat - glibc version too low for a lot of needed packages [closed]

I am running a Red Hat server with the following version: webtatic-release-6-5.noarch **redhat-release-server-6Server-6.6.0.2.el6.x86_64** epel-release-7-2.noarch rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.i686 ...
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Which package contains rhn_register?

Spacewalk has been installed, runs and can be accessed. The expectation was that installing Spacewalk was sufficient in order to run rhn_register. [vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo rhn_register sudo: ...
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What does the status column mean when I run yum repolist

I'm trying to update my PHP version, using the webtatic repo. I've successfully done it (using the exact steps in the link) above on a test VM server running on my machine at home, but when I try and ...
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RHEL 6.x - yum gives “ImportError: No module named cElementTree” errors

I'm making a set of changes to a group of 150 servers. All systems were able to successfully download and install a specific set of RPM's via yum, except for one. One this particular system, all yum ...
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PHP Change log Centos 7 [duplicate]

Might be a silly question but Im looking at the change log for PHP by running this command - rpm -q --changelog php | grep CVE See all the CVE's listed does that mean they have been patched in the ...
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Yum Cache Service

I have a LAN where I currently use an instance of Sonatype Nexus to proxy several yum repositories. All the clients on the LAN are configured to install packages only from this service. The only ...
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Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/ssh2.so'

When I try to run any php script with my user within shell, I get the following warning: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/ssh2.so' - ...
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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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RHEL 6.4 (Santiago) yum groupinstall 'Development Tools' no packages [duplicate]

I am having issues with group install. My goal is to install make. They say make ships with RHEL but mine doesn't have it [root@respsrhl27 ~]# yum groupinstall 'Development Tools' Loaded plugins: ...