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Fedora 21: Cannot Ping or Curl, but can Access Internet

We have an automatic proxy server configuration setup, and I can use a web browser but ping/curl are failing; it looks like a DNS resolution problem. When I do: URLGRABBER_DEBUG=1 yum check-update ...
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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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Errno 14 HTTP Error 401: Authorization Required Yum

So I am having an issue with my own yum repo. Here is the setup: I have basic auth on apache running on a RHEL 6.2 machine on EC2. It holds the yum repo for both a RHEL 6 machine and a RHEL 5 machine ...
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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 ...
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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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how to keep a rpm package during system upgrade?

I have a custom built rpm package which I installed manually (via rpm -Uvh / or yum localinstall). If I do an upgradee from CentOS5 to CentOS6 this package is removed and, because it missing in the ...
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Yum install on CentOS 6.2

I can't install any php extension Epel repository enabled Yum is updated yum repolist shows repo id repo name ...
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Repoquery silently ignores unsatisfied dependencies

I have an RPM in my repo that requires a non-existent package (i.e. broken dependency chain). $ repoquery --requires mypackage nonexistent_package > 3.0 this_package_exists > 1.0 Yum ...
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CentOS 5.11: yum installs, but packages remain missing

I'm trying to figure out a very strange problem with yum on a fairly old CentOS 5.11 VPS using DirectAdmin. Executing the following command suggests the telnet package is installed: # yum install ...
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RHEL yum broken

I have RHEL which is deployed from Amazon AMI, and yum is somehow broken. I must use that AMI because of corporate software installed on it. There is no way to rollback to previous state. This is the ...
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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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Apt and package conflicts

I have spent some time researching, and as I could not find anyone with the same issue I figured I might as well ask. I have two packages X and X-1. X-1 is essentially an upgrade from the previous ...
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Library Dependency is different when checked via yum vs. rpm

I'm new here and am debugging something I've never seen before, so I'm hoping someone can show me where I'm going wrong. I've created a local yum repo for all my servers. The idea is to distribute ...
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Cannot install mysql server - Error in PREIN scriptlet in rpm package mysql55-mysql-server-5.5.32-3.el5.x86_64

I am trying to install mysql server 5.5 (or any 5.x versions) on Redhat 5.5 and am having some trouble. I can install the other mysql components but when I try to install mysql-server (or ...
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Getting a specific CentOS base image with mkimage-yum.sh

Docker's mkimage-yum.sh does indeed work (awesome little script) but it pulls 6.6 (the latest with updates). I was wondering if it's possible to specify 6.5. I believe I can use yum.conf but the yum ...
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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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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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How to stop meta-rpm transaction if a precondition fails?

I currently have a meta-package rpm which contains a list of dependencies on other rpm packages. I want to stop the update/install transaction of the meta-package (and all subsequent packages) if the ...
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How to install latest Tomcat7 using yum on AWS EC2?

I'd like to install the latest (7.0.53) Tomcat on an AWS EC2 instance running Amazon Linux. If I were to do "sudo yum install tomcat7 -y", I would only get version 7.0.47, as shown by " yum list ...
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Oracle's JDK RPM doesn't provide “java”

I have the Oracle RPM for the Java 7 JDK installed on an Amazon EC2 instance. The Oracle RPMs for Java 7 JDK don't "provide" java nor jre. RPM reports that it provides the following: # rpm -q jdk ...
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PHP upgrade always breaks session folder permissions

Every time I upgrade php (via yum upgrade) on my CentOS box, my /var/lib/session folder ownership becomes root:apache with 600 permissions. I use nginx as my web server. This breaks my site and ...
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How to downgrade OpenSSL on Amazon EC2

I'm using a version of the Amazon Linux AMI (v 2013.03) that comes with OpenSSL 1.0.1 installed as described here: http://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/2013.03-release-notes/. I have an application ...
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Cannot install yum on CentOS 5.3, 64bits

I'm facing a problem with installing yum in CentOS (version 5.3, 64bits). My CentOS yum is not preinstalled, so I can't install other package that I need. I found out one article that show how to ...
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Cobbler import of RHEL6 DVD doesn't seem to create yum repo

I setup cobbler (2.4.0) and imported the RHEL6.4 DVD. It copies all of the packages over to /var/www/cobbler/ks_mirror/RHEL6.4-x86_64. It even runs createrepo and loads the metadata, etc. So you ...
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Yum History and History Undo in Centos 6

I have a Centos 6 server and I have upgraded several packages. I can, supposedly, downgrade them with yum history undo <packageName> but all I get is downgrade failed for every single package. ...
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gcc46 and no c compiler found on Amazon EC2

I've been trying to install Gearman on my EC2 instance, but when I try to ./configure gearmand, I get this: checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... ...
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Removed and then reinstalled php-common via yum. Now no virtual hosts?

Using yum I wanted to install the php-gdlibrary, however there was a dependency issue with php-common preventing me from installing php-gd. So after some digging I found this article on SO. I followed ...
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Performing yum update on an OpenVZ host

My company runs a handful of OpenVZ servers (HN) and hosts all the server as containers on these HNs. We have done some pentest and found out we have to do update the kernel on the HNs to resolve a ...
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Fixing problems with yum, urllib2, and missing dependencies?

I've been trying to resolve the following problem with yum / python's urllib2: [root@...]# yum Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/yum", line 4, in ? import yum File ...
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Yum dependency issue with newer release version

I'm having an issue installing some software with yum, it shows a dependency issue even though all the packages are installed. I'm trying to install the redhead-lsb package. I get the following ...
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Solved but Confused: Fedora 19 to 20 - “Protected multilib versions: chkconfig”

Initial Problem When upgrading from Fedora 19 to 20 using this command: yum --releasever=20 --setopt=deltarpm=0 distro-sync I get the following error Error: Multilib version problems found. This ...
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yum list available - not showing all packages

I have a strange problem with yum, working on one server and not working on another server that should be identical. The symptom is that after running createrepo on a directory containing RPMs (and ...
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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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Lost network connectivity after a “yum -y update”

I've a server on Centos 6.5 and after a yum -y update we've lost all connectivity on it, the only access we have is on shell thru SolusVM serial console, I've tried everything (SFTP, SCP) on my reach ...
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How can I exclude packages with yum-cron on CentOS7?

On earlier versions of CentOS, and assuming RHEL, you could exclude packages by adding the packages to skip to /etc/sysconfig/yum-cron . Putting several newer servers into use now, and I can't find ...
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CentOS 6: Apache 2.4 drop-in replacement for Apache 2.2 via yum?

I've a CentOS 6.6 installation with the stock Apache 2.2 package. I need to upgrade it to Apache 2.4, but I want a true drop-in replacement for the installed package, not something that goes into /opt ...
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RHEL6 yum 'ascii' codec can't decode

I went to upgrade my RHEL5 to RHEL6, without problem. I've got just a little cosmetic warning as : # yum update Modules complémentaires chargés : product-id, security, subscription-manager 'ascii' ...
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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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No version specified, and no candidate version available for mysql

I'm trying to install MySQL using Chef on CentOS 6.5. I've got the repositories in place. -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 256 Oct 15 16:59 centos-base.repo -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 267 Oct 15 16:59 ...
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Apache tomcat server for yum repo

I have a system that currently has apache tomcat on it (RHEL 6.5). I also want to make a yum update repo on this system for other systems on the network (also RHEL 6.5). I know I can use the apache ...
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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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Producing RPMs that conflict with all versions released by someone else?

I find myself needing to create a variant of the PostgreSQL packages that are mostly compatible with the official http://yum.postgresql.org/ packages. My packages are compatible with client apps that ...
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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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RedHat Yum Install Errors (PHP Module)

All, I am trying to use yum to install a PHP module which I expected to take all of five minutes... After quite a bit more than that I am stumped. Yum is throwing an error about a dependency missing ...
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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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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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How to start hadoop on CentOS

I have installed hadoop using Yum on CentOS: yum install hadoop Now I want to start hadoop but cannot find the start-all.sh script mentioned on many blogs and wiki pages such as ...
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Uninstalled openssl-libs by accident, how do I reinstall it

I accidently uninstalled openssl-libs on a CentOS 6.4 server. I still have an active SSH terminal session open, but I can't wget to download the openssl rpm. Yum won't work either, requires openssl. ...
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What is Yum server branch?

Yum manual says: -b [stable|current|test|data-test|data-current], --branch=[stable|current|test|data-test|data-current], --br=[stable|current|test|data-test|data-current] ...
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can not get required packages with yum

I wound like to install Tuleap - on Oracle Linux 6.4 [ebalbar@puding ~]$ yum repolist Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, security repo id repo name ...