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*[https://www.thegeekdiary.com/centos-rhel-67-how-to-recover-an-interrupted-yum-package-installation/ Recover an interrupted yum package installation]
*[https://www.thegeekdiary.com/centos-rhel-67-how-to-recover-an-interrupted-yum-package-installation/ Recover an interrupted yum package installation]


=FAQ=


= FAQ =
== Show installed packages ==


==Show installed packages==
  yum list installed
  yum list installed
==What provides a certain file==
 
== What provides a certain file ==
 
  yum whatprovides
  yum whatprovides


 


== Which package does a file belong to? ==
== Which package does a file belong to? ==
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  rpm -qf /bin/bash
  rpm -qf /bin/bash


==Which packages depend on a package==
== Which packages depend on a package ==
 
  yum deplist <packagename>
  yum deplist <packagename>


===Installed package x.y.z (from anaconda) not available===
=== Installed package x.y.z (from anaconda) not available ===
 
Package not found on mirror
Package not found on mirror


==Check updates==
== Check updates ==
 
  yum check-update -q
  yum check-update -q
==Check security updates==


HAHA GOTCHA! no security metadata on CentOS! There is for EPEL though.
== Check security updates ==
see https://access.redhat.com/solutions/10021
 
On CentOS 6 first install
HAHA GOTCHA! no security metadata on CentOS! There is for EPEL though. see [https://access.redhat.com/solutions/10021 https://access.redhat.com/solutions/10021] On CentOS 6 first install
 
  yum install yum-plugin-security
  yum install yum-plugin-security


  yum list-security -q --errorlevel=0
  yum list-security -q --errorlevel=0


==Which repository is a package from?==
== Which repository is a package from? ==
 
  repoquery <packagename>
  repoquery <packagename>


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== Clear cache ==


==Clear cache==
  yum clean all
  yum clean all
or
or
  yum clean all --enablerepo='*'
  yum clean all --enablerepo='*'


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== List files from package ==
== List files from package ==
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  dnf repoquery -l somepackage
  dnf repoquery -l somepackage


==Updateinfo file is not valid XML==
== Updateinfo file is not valid XML ==
 
  remove yum-cron
  remove yum-cron


==Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.==
== Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum. ==
 
Happens when you install something using rpm, what usually works is:
Happens when you install something using rpm, what usually works is:
  yum history sync
  yum history sync
== Not using downloaded remi/repomd.xml because it is older than what we have ==
Try
yum clean all

Revision as of 10:25, 8 March 2021

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FAQ

Show installed packages

yum list installed

What provides a certain file

yum whatprovides

 

Which package does a file belong to?

rpm -qf /bin/bash

Which packages depend on a package

yum deplist <packagename>

Installed package x.y.z (from anaconda) not available

Package not found on mirror

Check updates

yum check-update -q

Check security updates

HAHA GOTCHA! no security metadata on CentOS! There is for EPEL though. see https://access.redhat.com/solutions/10021 On CentOS 6 first install

yum install yum-plugin-security
yum list-security -q --errorlevel=0

Which repository is a package from?

repoquery <packagename>

 

Clear cache

yum clean all

or

yum clean all --enablerepo='*'

 

List files from package

dnf repoquery -l somepackage

Updateinfo file is not valid XML

remove yum-cron

Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.

Happens when you install something using rpm, what usually works is:

yum history sync


Not using downloaded remi/repomd.xml because it is older than what we have

Try

yum clean all