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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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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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Samba AD DC and --enable-selftest requires lmdb 0.9.16 or later

why i got that error after ./configure ?? any help please ? i got the mdb last version Modules complémentaires chargés : fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile base: fedora.mirror....
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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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Is there a place to track the package versions included in distribution releases?

I'm specifically looking for Fedora/RHEL/CentOS, but a general solution would be fine... I'm looking for a place to track what package versions of applications are / will be included in certain ...
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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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Solaris 11.3 add older package to repo

I'm attempting to intall a local zone but it fails with package dependancy. It seems my repo was updated and it no longer contains the older version of the package that matches the global zone. Where ...
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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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Unable to install realm package

I am trying to join Centos 6.5 to Active Directory domain . I have upgraded all the packages using yum upgrade. but I'm unable to install realm package, it say 'no package realmd available'. Can ...
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Upgrade NuGet Powershell Cmdlets

I'm attempting to use NuGet powershell cmdlets mentioned here. I'm having a problem with the fact that I use VS2015 and my machines NuGet package source is pointing to "https://api.nuget.org/v3/index....
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Resolve a dependacy fail with libc-bin on debian

I had a very old server on etch and i tried to upgrade it to jessie. everything was good until wheezy when i made dist-upgrade, it try to upgrade libc6 WARNING: this version of the GNU libc ...
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“Class 'XMLWriter' not found” Error in php | php55w-xml-5.5.24-1.w6.x86_64.rpm is missing

I am getting this error in PHP in server Fatal Error (E_ERROR): Class 'XMLWriter' not found . we are using Cent OS 6 After exploring some sites, we found that we need to install php55w-xml-5.5.24-1....
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Adding CentOS 6.8 Client to Spacewalk

I'm trying to add a CentOS 6.8 client to Spacewalk 2.6 to I can push out updates. In order to add the client I need to first install some packages: rhn-client-tools rhn-check rhn-setup rhnsd m2crypto ...
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systemd-machined not found in debian systemd package

I have a docker container running a very bare version of debian stretch. with this, I have to install systemd externally first. To do this, I have a docker container that runs the install, then I ...
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How to keep newly installed packages in sync from master to nodes with puppet?

I have a setup of a bunch of machines (Ubuntu servers) which are geographically separated and are used for developing the same code-base. Sometimes I need to install packages on the machine from my ...
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Prevent from installing open-vm-tools-desktop / @platform-vmware on EL 7

When installing RHEL 7/CentOS 7 as a VMware ESX guest, the installer (Anaconda) automatically detects the virtualization host, then install the appropriate tools (open-vm-tools and open-vm-tools-...
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apache2-api-20120211 - How do I install it? No installation candidate

Cloudflare module depends on apache2-api-20120211 but there is no installation candidate for it. What is apache2-api package virtual package for? There is no information anywhere regarding this ...
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apt-get fails with unmet dependencies: Breaks, Depends, Recommends - what does it all mean?

I am attempting to patch the Dirty Cow vulnerability by running the following command on my Ubuntu 12.04 server: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade This results in the follow ...
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Yum error CentOS 6.7, can't get connected to the package http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release_rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.i686.rpm

I tried yum clean all and yum update and then I try yum erase apf and yum erase doesn't work because it can't get connected to the package mentioned in a title. I am connected to the internet and ...
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How to install old packages on a server?

I have been given a task to install PHP 5.3.29 a MySQL 5.5, but both of them are old - are there some repos with old packages? Or how do I get them? I have to install it with yum. Thank you very much
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Should package post install script run database migration?

So I have this debian package that install some nodejs application web app which uses a mysql database. The package have a postinst script that run the db migrate command bundled with he package. Now,...

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