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A package is a specific piece of software which can be installed and uninstalled on a system.

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how to update linux headers properly in ubuntu 20.04 server

we have given our servers to security check and then they have suggested the below. Installed package : linux-headers-5.4.0-29_5.4.0-29.33 Fixed package : linux-headers-5.4.0-_5.4.0-105.119 Installed ...
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Debian: how to install a package without a specific dependency (git without Perl)

I am trying to install an apt package without one of its dependencies (specifically, git without Perl to reduce Docker image size by >50MB). I can think of two options: installing the package ...
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apk command to find which package installs a program? [Alpine Linux]

I want to install program /usr/bin/time using Alpine Linux package manager apk (time is a program runtime measurement tool). But I don't know which package to install. apk search time reports 147 ...
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How to safety delete a package/software which wasn't installed via package manager

I have an old Ubuntu Linux 20 install. I recently found that I have a bunch of software that I installed before I started fully using package management and I can't remember the details of the ...
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Ubuntu package libzstd1 still old version

After upgrade from Ubuntu 20.10 to 21.04 i have a package problem. When i try to install the package default-libmysqlclient-dev: apt install default-libmysqlclient-dev it fails with: The following ...
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Centos 7 server with Nginx reports errors when updating packages

I have a CentOS 7 VM with Nginx installed. I use Webmin to administer the server. It normally installs updates automatically, but the nginx update failed so I tried to manually do the update. It ...
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GCP Suse Enterprise LInux 15, no default package repository

I created a suse linux enterprise 15 vm in GCP. When I try to install anything it gives the following error. I searched a lot but couldn't find default package repo for suse. test-suse:/etc/zypp/repos....
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Can't install rgdal R package on computing cluster - Linux

I am trying to install the R rgdal package on the HPC at my university. I input the usual command used for any other packages, which were correctly installed, but not for "rgdal". install....
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Debian 10 how to update perl module?

I'd like to update perl module IO::Socket::SSL on my Debian 10 system. The newest available version is 2.072 and can be downloaded from https://metacpan.org/pod/IO::Socket::SSL However when I'm trying ...
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using yum list package, show only the package name without x86_64 and version number without 4.el7

please help me, i want using yum list package, show only the package name without x86_64 and version number without 4.el7. I don't want to use rpm -qa --qf , because yum more accurate. yum list ...
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How to install snapd on Oracle Linux 7.9

I am trying to install snapd on Oracle Linux Server 7.9 On many sites I have seen that it has been advised to install spand as follows sudo yum install epel-release sudo yum -y install snapd But I ...
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Dropped Packages in netzwork: ethertype Unknown (0xa0a0)

We recently started to monitor our servers and found that our network interfaces drop several packages per minute. The following investigation showed that those are always packages in the following ...
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Nexus mirror (with maven) does not work

Im using Nexus as mirror for maven central and want to add other repositories. If I add this like this <repositories> <!-- org.spigotmc.spigot-api --> <repository> ...
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Installing R packages on Ubuntu server

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 with LAMP setup and working on a website.The code execution halted and the log file error.log shows package installation issue. Specifically, Error in library(ggplot2)...
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CentOS working with older repos

I often find with CentOS that I find a reference to a package on the internet and it the pages says "this package is available in the repo", so then I do sudo yum install (as I know that I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 packages with an "{u}" in their name

After an upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04, some packages have "{u}" in their name. I have looked for the answer, but it looks like either google is promptly ignoring the curly braces during search or ...
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Debian package set keep old conffile - not over apt globally

I want to update a own debian-package on different servers. I would like to keep the old conf file, if it exists and not to say always no if prompt is asking what I want to do : The default action is ...
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Ubuntu is setting up MySQL when installing Fpart

I'm trying to install fpart, but having mysql error: # apt install fpart Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were ...
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Is a Debian Testing package safety comparable to Ubuntu “Stable”

I've noticed that Ubuntu has newer packages, and I wondered if it has more support or they are less cautious. Turns out it's the latter: "Ubuntu packages are based on packages from Debian's ...
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Conflic install package solution?

I need to install auditd from package because my CentOS 6.6 server can't use yum update. But I got some problem and can't install them: rpm -i audit-libs-2.4.5-6.el6.i686.rpm audit-2.4.5-6.el6.i686....
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Compatition package for CentOS6.6

my CentOS 6.6 linux kernel is: 2.6.32-642.6.2.el6.i686 #1 SMP Wed Oct 26 06:14:53 UTC 2016 I want to upgrade my auditd package to newer version, but there are many choices and I don't know which is ...
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Where to get debian mirror status?

The following command fails right now (14:16 in EET timezone): docker run debian:buster apt-get update The error being: $ docker run debian:buster apt-get update Get:2 http://deb.debian.org/debian ...
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Why are some software packages so big? [closed]

Some packages that I install – which I assume contain nothing but code – are tens or even hundreds of MB. For example, I recently installed pytorch and the size of the binary was 428 MB. How can ...
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Redhat 7.4 fresh VM add repository for slapd, ldap-utils package

I am trying to redo steps from: https://youtu.be/6ls6kRvGkrU?t=100 But there is Ubuntu, and i am wondering can i get the same packages on redhat 7.4? Currently they are missing: [k@localhost ~]$ ...
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"apt install" didn't work but "dpkg -i" did

I tried to port qemu-related packages ("qemu-system-data,"...etc.) from the Ubuntu disco to xenial. I downloaded the qemu-system-data package, extracted it, modified control file and then re-build it ...
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How to suppress Uninstall-Package prompting to install nuget

I am writing a script to go through our fleet of Windows machines, search for a couple of applications, and uninstall them if found. To achieve this, I am using two commands Get-Package Uninstall-...
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Why isn't there a openjdk-8-jdk package on debian anymore?

On a docker container running the latest debian image I'm unable to install the openjdk-8-jdk package. Why not suddenly? $ apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk E: Unable to locate package openjdk-8-jdk Why ...
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Installing a package using SCCM fails with error 0x87D00324(-2016410844) but package is not installed

VMWare Tools are usually installed through SCCM and now the newer version will not be installed through SCCM on all machines. So for some I do have the following failure. The error code semes to be ...
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Faster way of deploying compiled software

I'm working on a project where I will have to deploy a large number of servers with particular software upon them. At the moment, I'm able to use the standard Ubuntu repositories, however the version ...
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Spacewalk Clients Not Running Yum Updates

The clients registered with my spacewalk server report needing updates but when I schedule a event to update the packages on the clients they never perform the update. The little clock icon appears on ...
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RPM from installed package

The question is simple. I have an old CentOS 7 system that has some installed packages with specific version numbers. However, these versions are unavailable now in the repository they were downloaded ...
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Monthly Patch Releases for Linux CentOS/RedHat

Can somebody tell me when CentOS/RedHat release package updates monthly? Micrososft has patch Tuesday but I can't seem to find a day/week when CentOS/RedHat release monthly patches. I'd like to ...
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How to completely remove a package in Ubuntu (like it never existed)

When I remove a package in Ubuntu using apt-get remove package, it always seems to leave behind a lot of files... for example, log files in /var/log, config files in /etc, data in /var/lib, etc. How ...
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Advice on Server Solution for small business? [duplicate]

We are a small business looking to change server and I am not the most knowledgeable in this field so I was hoping some of you had some suggestions or some knowledge and expertise that can at least ...
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No package php-imap available on CentOS 6

I'm running a dedicated server with CentOS 6 64bit, here is the output when trying to install IMAP: [root@localhost ~]# yum install php-imap Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from ...
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How to upgrade a package in Debian 8?

I'm using a docker image that comes with Debian 8 (jessie). I'm trying to upgrade curl package to the latest (7.58) from 7.38. Running apt-cache showpkg curl shows that 7.38 is the latest version, ...
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RHEL "el7" vs "el7a" on packages?

I have built an RPM on RHEL7 ppc64le and it got the suffix "el7a" as opposed to "el7" which I expected. Why is that and what does the "a" stand for?
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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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Linker error in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3

Our machine was in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 until when we recently moved to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3. Our C++ tools were compiling without any problem on SuSe 11. But when we ...
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Unable to install any packages even after enabling remi or adding other mirrors

I'm trying to install the php-xml package. I've tried various solutions and contacted support about this issue yet the following still prompts whenever i'm trying to install the php-xml package. My ...
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No packages matching ** is available in ansible

I'm trying to install a list of packages with ansible, and I can't seem to understand what the problem is. - name: Add PHP 7.2 repo apt_repository: repo: ppa:ondrej/php state: ...
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Is there a way to find hidden options and arguments on for a command / package that isnt documented?

On Linux if I install a new package and it contains commands I haven't used before, is there a way to find hidden options and args that are not documented in the MAN page or with the --help option. ...
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docker container linux-tools-generic package

My goal is to use perf to run performance tests on some Docker images. By default, the images I'm using don't come with perf. As such, I tried apt-get update apt-get install linux-tools-generic to ...
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Install package in Centos 6 from Centos 7 repo

I have Centos 6 and Centos 7 machines setup so that the first uses mount.cifs in order to mount volumes from the second through a proprieraty software. The problem is that the Centos 6 version of ...
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How to use Ansible's homebrew module to assert a list of packages are installed

I'm a relatively new user of Ansible. I use it to orchestrate a few groups of Linux servers. I'm now expanding that use to use Ansible's homebrew module. Using the homebrew module, I want to assert ...
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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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Debian 9 build PHP7.0 with --with-fpm-acl fails

I need to enable support for POSIX ACL in PHP-FPM. I can get ACL list with getfacl and set them with setfacl -m from shell so my kernel support it. I've downloaded sources of PHP7.0_7.0.19 with $ cd /...
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How to install/enable GMP (math functions) for PHP on CentOS [closed]

I am trying to install GMP (GNU Multiple Precision) for PHP on my VPS. Server OS :- CentOS 6 with cPanel GMP Official Site :- http://www.gmplib.org I have been trying from 8 Days, but have not found ...
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Why apt on debian is showing package version different than command version

I was automating some packages requirements with ansible and wanted to freeze their version and I found out I am not sure which version is being used by the system. The debian apt-get commands give a ...
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Ignore Specific Package When Updating - Solaris 11.3 SPARC

I'm running java 7 on one of my Solaris servers. We need to run updates but when we do java 8 tries to install itself. This wouldn't be a big deal but it conflicts with another application we have ...
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