Today we will be discussing how to fix a simple error namely “Existing lock /var/run/yum.pid: another copy is running as pid” while we trying to install a package using yum. This is very common and simple error to resolve. Example: yum install samba Sample output: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Existing lock /var/run/yum.pid: another copy is running […]
As you may know, DNF is the replacement of popular package manager YUM of Fedora and other RPM based distros. DNF was forked from YUM in January 2012, and available for experimenting since Fedora 18. According to the Fedora development team, DNF is now fully matured and capable of replacing YUM, and it will be […]
Today i was struggling with CentOS yum updating behind a proxy in my Office. The proxy server is Windows 2003 with authentication (Domain\user\password). I referred many google solutions and none of them help. Finally i found a solution to fix this issue and i wanted to share it with our Unixmen valuable readers. Here you go! […]
What is DNF? DNF is a package manager which is an experimental replacement for YUM. It is based on yum and libsolv. This is a preview of the next major version of Yum. It does package management using RPM, libsolv and hawkey libraries. For metadata handling and package downloads it utilizes librepo. To process and […]
I have some issues to connect to internet in my CentOS 6.4 minimal server and i need to install some packages right now. So what should i do now without internet? Its very simple! I just added my CentOS 6.4 DVD location to my repository files found in the /etc/yum.repos.d/ directory and installed the software’s […]
Yum “groupinstall’ is a powerful command that saves your precious time by installing group of packages easily without having to install packages one by one. For example, if you want to install ‘development libraries’ on RHEL/CentOS based systems, you will achieve this task as shown below: # yum install gcc # yum install glibc # […]
We have already shown you how to Setup a Local Repository on Ubuntu Systems and Setup Local Yum Repository in CentOS/RHEL 6 and Setup Local APT Repository in Debian systems. Today we are going to learn about setting up local Yum repository on Fedora 19.
We have already shown you how to create a local repository on Ubuntu systems. Today we are going to learn about setting up local yum repository on CentOS 6.4 and other RPM based distributions. As I noted in my previous tutorial about local repository, if you have to installed software, security updates and fixes often […]