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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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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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Install package from oldstable (wheezy) to stable (jessie)

I want to install the package which is missing in jessie from wheezy. It is like backport the other way. I need gcc-4.7, but jessie provides only gcc-4.9. Unstable provides gcc-4.7 only for arm ...
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Make Yum recognize that httpd24-httpd (from SCL) provides the webserver virtual package

I've recently discovered software collections and understand how they allow me to install multiple versions of software by introducing a namespace for each collection. On Enterprise Linux, this is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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PIP not installing to virtualenv directory

I am attempting to install django to a virtualenv that already exists. Following the instructions listed on the pip-install website here, I ran the following from SSH. name@server:~$ . myenv.env/bin/...
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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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aptitude: list all previous recommended packages

Sometimes when installing a package, aptitude recommends several other packages. Is there a way to show all previous recommended packages of all installed packages? Edit: Thanks for the replys so ...
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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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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 check for modified config files on a Debian system?

How to find all Debian managed configuration files which have been changed from the default?
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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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yum update if installed, otherwise install

Is there a command to do just that: if a package is already installed, update it, otherwise install the latest version For now I'm doing two commands: yum install mypackage yum update mypackage ...
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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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Best practice to track custom software installations on Linux in /usr?

I'm compiling and installing software myself on Linux (Debian Squeeze in my case). Downloading, unpacking, installing dependent developer libraries/headers, running configure then make. Up to this ...
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Where can I find an online list of CentOS packages and their versions?

I am looking for an online list of the standard packages available for CentOS Linux. I know that if I had a CentOs system running, I could use yum to list packages. However, I am trying to evaluate ...
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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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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 Create Yum Cache Server for client machines in LAN

Like in Ubuntu we have the option of creating "Ubuntu update cache server" which downloads and update packages directly from internet and serves other client ubuntu machines for installing/updating ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Do .rpm files have metadata

I have a .rpm file on my windows machine. Is there a way to inspect this file (either on windows or centos) without installing it, to find out where it was compiled from? something like metadata?
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Yum installation fails with RHEL 6.5

I am trying to install shibboleth SP package using YUM installation (Yum install shibboleth). I am getting the following error while installing. Downloading Packages: http://download.opensuse.org/...
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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 modify an ebuild on Gentoo

This is my first time using Gentoo and I am quite lost. I want to install Nginx. The current ebuild does not have support for limitproxy http://nginxlimitproxy.sourceforge.net I can see I have to ...
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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

Transaction Summary ========================================================================================================================================================== Install 9 Package(s)...
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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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DEB: “Provides:” field ignored

I need to replace a package with a custom one, which gets its own name (foo-origpackage). To allow it to be used as drop-in replacement, I added the Provides: origpackage line to the control file. apt-...
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Performance difference between compiled and binary linux distributions/packages

I was searching a lot on the internet and couldn't find an exact answer. There are distros like Gentoo (or FreeBSD) which does not come with binaries but only with source code for packages (ports). ...
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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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