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Questions tagged [package-management]

Process of installation, deletion and update the software configuration in the operating system using a pre-prepared packages.

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yum priority plugin does not allow to install package

I want to enable priority plugin for yum which is called yum-plugin-priorities. After that I enable and install that plugin I see that plugin is working but behavior is weird. Even I know package is ...
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Troubleshoot msiexec removing dotnet Core

I am attempting to upgrade ASP.NET Core from 2.0.3 to 2.1.5 on a group of servers. I am using a Powershell script that looks something like this: $software = Get-ChildItem 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\...
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Aptly publish asking for password although --passphrase flag is set

I unsuccessfully try publishing an APTLY snapshot (about 80GB) using aptly publish snapshot --batch=true --passphrase="SuperSecretPassWord" --distribution="mydistro" current-snapshot After about 15 ...
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How does gnome packagekit handle user permissions?

I've told my Centos 7 server to install some software (tracker-1.10.5-6.el7) via the GUI, which I THINK is the application gnome-packagekit. But ticking the boxes and selecting apply, doesn't seem to ...
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How does one validate an MSI file for Group Policy Software Installation?

I am wrestling with learning Group Policy Software Installation; I'm at the point where I think I know what should be going on, but I don't have a ton of practical experience yet, and am not finding ...
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jessie-backports-sloppy/ejabberd depends on jessie-backports packages how to solve

We have a debian jessie installation and we are trying to install a the package jessie-backports-sloppy/ejabberd with # apt-get -t jessie-backports-sloppy install ejabberd Reading package lists... ...
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Satis: multiple config but build in the packages.json

We use satis for our own repository. We have close to 100 repository and they are all in a single config file. When we need to build our package, this take a really long time because satis is ...
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Is it possible for packets sent using TCP to ever arrive with different data? [closed]

Sometimes in my networking library when I send a packet the data arrives different than when I sent it. I assumed that TCP guarenteed exact delivery. Is this true? Or must there be something wrong in ...
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How to install YUM with CentOS with conflicting python versions?

I have been searching all over the internet for the instructions to install yum on CentOS. I haven't been able to find a single helpful source as all the links to yum packages are not working. Why ...
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It is possible to insert words in a command?

Hi I'm try to do an installer which is compatible among different linux distros. It is possible to achieve something like this (see the last line of code). PACKAGE_MANAGER=$1 INSTALL_PACKAGE_CMD="" #...
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Download all package versions with aptly

How can we download all versions of a package when mirroring ? An example is the scsi-modules which can be found here: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/ i need them all mirrored yet ...
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Is the snmp source package of correct version missing from security.debian.org?

I'm trying to build the newest snmp packages on debian jessie. However, https://packages.debian.org/jessie/snmp seems to show conflicting information. The page heading reads: Package: snmp (5.7.2....
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Error 404 for centos-sclo-rh-release when trying to install oVirt 4.2

Hello there, I am trying to install oVirt 4.2 on my CentOS 7.4 machine. Unfortunately, yum keeps telling me that he cannot find http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/sclo/x86_64/rh/repodata/repomd.xml....
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Manage clients in parallel and take care of updates and so on

I want to manage several Windows10 client PCs (10 pc) without the need to configure each separated. I stumbled over Managing several PCs where the question was already answered. Nevertheless, since it'...
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Where to get newer RHEL 7 kernel mentioned on bugzilla.redhat.com (for CentOS)

I am using Centos 7.4 and have encountered a bug, which I found a solution for: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1502601 The problem is, solution mentions that bug is fixed in kernel-3.10....
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How can I force the postinst for package A to run before the one for package B without depending on it?

(Hint to the reader: For the purpose of this post you can safely ignore what ufw is and how it actually works. My question is not about ufw, but about packaging). I have my own Deb package mypackage. ...
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Show updated packages with Ansible package management

I have a simple Ansible playbook that I use to run updates on all the servers I manage: - hosts: ubuntu tasks: - name: install all updates apt: upgrade: dist update_cache: yes ...
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Possible to remove rpm package off of remote hosts using ssh?

Good afternoon all! long time lurker, first time poster here. I am trying to use a script to remove an rpm remotely (foo). There are too many hosts to efficiently do this manually. There are ...
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Install lib files in red-hat from file

One question about installing libs. I have a RH 6.4, and I need some libs to be updated in the SO. I've been provided with the actual version, those are in file format libicudata.so.36.0 libicui18n....
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How to resolve Openssl Package error while installing nginx

I tried to install nginx in a RHEL 7.2 machine, and i got an error, Error: Package: 1:nginx-1.10.2-2.el7.x86_64 (epel) Requires: libcrypto.so.10(OPENSSL_1.0.2)(64bit) You could try using --...
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Installing packages in SLES 12 SP3

I'm new to Suse and I have no idea how to do anything here. This is something I'm terribly new at and I can't figure out some basic stuff. First off, I'm used to Ubuntu. To install packages in Suse I'...
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PHP 5.6 not working - Ubuntu 12.04

I had PHP5.3 on my ubuntu and is now trying to install PHP5.6 on it. After purging the current version, This is what I've done first: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How to know from which yum repository *URL* a package has been installed?

My sysadmin would like a proxy whitelist for some old CentOS sever I am trying to update (until now, it was cut off from the Internet). I asked to have full Internet access, so I can just update ...
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different requirements with yum and rpm for the same package

I have a yum repo: [sensu-checks-prod] name=sensu-checks-prod baseurl=http://our.internal.repo/pulp/repos/Sensu_checks_el6-prod/ enabled=1 gpgcheck=0 Which is composed of gem to RPMs created with ...
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What does Alpine's APK stands for?

Alpine Linux uses apk as its package manager, and its installer files are .apk... Just like Android files are. Are those related in any way? If yes, how? If not, what does APK stands for (Alpine ...
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How to get package info on YUM

I am new to unix systems, so forgive me if I am not being clear or saying something that makes no sense. I just created an Amazon Linux AMI machine and I saw it comes with Java 7 (1.7.0_131) but I ...
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How to auto update the expired GPG keys of APT?

When you create your own APT repo, you have to create a GPG key for it. So you need to import it with: apt-key add yourkey.asc or with a key server: apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --...
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How to set package version when installing using openstack disk image builder?

I would like to set a specific package version for some packages when using disk-image-builder to create images for use with OpenStack. In this case a Ubuntu base image is used and apt for ...
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Package management and building old software

At work we have a vendor supplied library that was delivered to us in the form of C++ headers and .so files. Our production environment has been CentOS 6 for a long time, but we may soon upgrade to ...
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Installing CentOS packages on fedora from repository

Is there a way to install CentOS packages on Fedora through yum (dnf) repository? I'm trying to install freeswitch, but their own repository only provides builds for RHEL and CentOS. I assume CentOS ...
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Difference between rpm -ivh <package> and yum install <package>

Supposing that I am going to install a package, what's the difference between these two commands: rpm -ivh <package> and yum install <package> same question for example with rpm -Uvh <...
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Debian: Get list of installed packages while in rescue mode

How can I get a a list of installed packages from a debian setup which is mounted to /mnt/ while using a rescue mode? Scenario: Server crashed, only rescue mode possible. Setting up a new server, ...
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How to install a minimal version of “lsb_release” on CentOS

comming from debian i am currently working with centos7. i am trying to install the lsb_release command, which is quite small. looking for packages which provide lsb_release with yum provides */...
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Yum/Apt Package Repository Managament, Mirrors and Hosted, Must be something better

I've been managing my Yum repositories with Pulp, mirrored and hosted. The complexity is pretty serious, so I've only considered the operational and infrastructure related repositories. DevOps has ...
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How do I monitor for security updates for an uninstalled Debian package

I'm looking after a server which has a customised package, based on a patch against an upstream debian package from a different version of debian to what the server actually runs. I want to make sure ...
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Unable to install some required packages in Red Hat Linux

I Have RHEL6.5. I mam trying to install some required packages.Here is the response Error Downloading Packages: glibc-2.12-1.132.el6.i686: failure: Packages/glibc-2.12-1.132.el6.i686.rpm from Local:...
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Install PHP 5.6 on CentOS 7 - No package php56 available - yum misconfiguration?

I'm trying to install PHP 5.6.x on my CentOS 7.2.1511 installation. I've followed this guide: https://webtatic.com/packages/php56/ For some reason, the php56 cannot be found. I've also tried other ...
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Good practice regarding multiple package management systems

Some programming languages come with their own package management system, for instance, in the case of R, the built-in install.packages command installs from the CRAN repository and deals with ...
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Manage debian servers packages with Foreman

Is there some way how i can manage packages in debian using foreman, for example when new updates are available it will tell me and i have to approve it first before installing... i checked Katello ...
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How to resolve Debian virtual package dependency error

When attempting to update a locally-maintained package on a Debian wheezy system I get the following message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: local-tenielle : Depends: perl:any which ...
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Sendmail start fails after FreeBSD pkg upgrade

In the process of updating MySQL on my FreeBSD server last week, I did a pkg upgrade and after my server rebooted itself last night, sendmail won't start: /etc/mail # make start Starting: ...
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RPM to DPKG: Underscore in Package Name

I have a custom RPM which I convert to DPKG using the tool alien. It works with one annoyance: The input is called "foo_bar.rpm" and the output is called "foo-bar.dpkg". We have a list of packages ...
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Best practice for proxying package repositories

I have a collection of CentOS servers in my corporate network. For security reasons, most servers do not have general outbound internet access unless it is a core functional requirement for the server....
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Trying to install golang on a Solaris 11.3 VM

I was trying to install Go (golang) on a newly minted Solaris 11.3 VM (downloaded from Oracle), but I was getting the following error: root@solaris:/export/home/jdeppe# pkg install golang-15 Creating ...
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OpenWrt (Chaos Calmer 15.05.1): `opkg install <package> -d ram` is failing

When I try to install python-xml using opkg install python-xml -d ram It goes through the following steps: Installing... [WORKS] Downloading... [WORKS] Configuring... [FAILS] The configuring step ...
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Elastic Beanstalk silently fails to install ruby gem

I'm trying to install the github-pages ruby gem in an AWS Elastic Beanstalk app. According to the docs, to do this you add an .ebextentions/somename.config file that declares the package as a ...
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What is required in installing/maintaining a software package on a production server? [closed]

A coworker of mine and I are discussing the use (or not) of a full text search solution, namely Elasticsearch in our web application. I am the developer of the web application, and he manages the ...
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Skipping the InRelease step when apt-get update (and go directly to Release)

I've just installed a fresh Xenial on a server box and almost immediately tried to install Docker on it. The Docker installation page says that you have to create a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/docker....
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How to install an older version of php (5.2.17) in Linux?

I want to study some security vulnerabilities in php 5.2.17, but I can't install it from source, because then I need also all the older versions of all the other application which have something to do ...
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Building CentOS kernel from RPM with patches (but missing files that are in the SRPMs)

I have a hardware system that I am running CentOS 7 on. I would like to add some patches to the default CentOS kernel, since I have some custom hardware to support, but I also want to track the ...