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

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How does yum with Red Hat Network Subscription work inside the rhel Docker images?

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 includes official support for running Docker containers, and Red Hat offer a set of official rhel Docker images. An interesting feature of these images is that packages can ...
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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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Certificate error with EPEL repository on CentOS6.7 using mirrors.fedoraproject.org

Can't update a CentOS 6.7 system with the EPEL repository configured. [epel] name=Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 6 - $basearch ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Get checksums of all packages on a yum repo server

I have a server I'm using as a yum reposerver. I've mirrored all the packages I want, and added additional packages in different folders. I've created multiple repos with the createrepo command. There ...
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RHEL 6.5 in AWS, yum : Cannot retrieve repository metadata because of 404 Not Found

I have a RHEL 6.5 EC2 instance and yum is broken yum clean all $ yum clean all Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security Cleaning repos: dag epel rhui-REGION-client-config-server-6 ...
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redhat satellite + downgrade procedure - how

I used the RHN - red-hat satellite version 5.x in order to install errata patch: ( on linux version 6.x ) glibc-2.12-1.166.el6_7.7.x86_64 while the curent patch on my linux was: ...
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yum halts after installing 7 packages on centos container

I was curious about containers, so decided to give it a try. Prepared a server as host with a fresh install of CentOS 7, installed lxc and lxc-templates and configured a bridge interface. I've ...
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Install yum module for Python 2.6

I am running a Red Hat Enterprise 5.11 Server and just installed Python 2.6 in addition to version 2.4, which is system default. Unfortunately, I don't have access to the yum module anymore which I ...
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Using SoX for noise reduction on AAC in an MPEG-4 container

Here are my business needs: Server receives a noisy noisy.m4a file Server creates a noise-reduced noiseless.m4a file for further processing I want this noise-reduction to be as fast as possible; ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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 ...
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yum-cron emails going to root instead of specified user

I have several RHEL 6 servers that I have configured yum-cron to run on. I have configured them to send email output to my address. The problem is that all but one of the servers are still ...
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Issues when updating selinux

I did a yum update on a fresh Centos 7 installation and the update worked fine but i see the following in the log Updating : pcre-8.32-15.el7.x86_64 61/405 ...
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How to install Beanstalkd in Red Hat Openshift?

First I logged in to my application using ssh, in ubuntu terminal. Then tried to install it using sudo apt-get install beanstalkd But the result is: test.rhcloud.com 123]\> sudo apt-get install ...
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CentOS 6.4 YUM Python error

I'm getting an odd YUM error using the shell which I can't find any answers to elsewhere. What's weirder is that this worked fine on a very similar machine. It's a CentOS 6.4 machine and both YUM ...
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Yum-cron output to both email and log

When configuring yum-cron on a CentOS (07 x64) host, i noticed the following option (/etc/yum/yum-cron.conf) - # How to send messages. Valid options are stdio and email. If # emit_via includes ...
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CentOS Patching Woes

I am having some issues doing our monthly patches. Error: Package: 1:net-snmp-5.7.2-20.el7_1.1.x86_64 (@pit-centos7-x86_64-updates) Requires: libperl.so()(64bit) Removing: ...
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Configuring `yum` to work with automounted `/opt`

yum software collections seem unhappy with an automounted /opt on CentOS 7. How do I tell yum not to try installing material there? I'm starting with a fresh CentOS 7 install – newly-installed with ...
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Force Yum to install despite missing dependencies

Is it possible to force a yum installation despite missing dependencies? I know it is possible to do that with rpm but so far I couldn't find any yum magic.
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How to download a yum repository from a HTTP URL?

I'd like to download all packages from a yum repository available via a HTTP URL. Downloading also the repo metadata (repodata directory) is a plus. I know reposync does this, but it forces me to ...
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yum not work in Cent-OS 7

I install fresh Cent-OS 7 but when i want to update or get new packages i get this error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks One of the configured repositories failed (Unknown), and yum ...
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Could not retrieve mirrorlist in centos

i am try to install mysql repos in centos code is yum install mysql-server mysql Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities, refresh-packagekit, remove-with-leaves, security Loading mirror speeds from ...