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john2018
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re-install util-linux-ng

Post by john2018 » 2018/08/21 08:11:45

I'm trying to reinstall util-linux-ng but yum says its not available.
I tried just util-linux with a similar story.
(from base - not available)

Is this me trying do something I shouldn't or something else?

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Re: re-install util-linux-ng

Post by TrevorH » 2018/08/21 08:57:50

The package is in the CentOS 6 base repo. Is that enabled?
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Re: re-install util-linux-ng

Post by john2018 » 2018/08/23 08:48:05

Hi Trevor

Base seems to be installed ok - I just did a re-install of sed which went fine.
What I did just notice is that I have util-linux-ng installed and originally was
trying to re-install that.

Then I read somewhere that it had been replaced with uti-linux (ie '-ng' not required)
so I tried that.
Having just tried downloading both yum tells me I have util-linux-ng installed
regardless of which of the two I try to download and that either isn't available in
base.

Is there a simple way for me to re-install the base to try again?
Thats all I can do I think. (remembering to clean cache etc - which I've tried including with rm)
I'm not sure how to re-install base from scratch.

(But then - why would sed re-install correctly?)

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Re: re-install util-linux-ng

Post by TrevorH » 2018/08/23 10:23:36

What is the output from

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yum repolist
yum --noplugins --showduplicates list util-linux-ng
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