Howto Install Yumex

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trying to install yumex, but obviously have forgotten what i did previously to install packages.

sudo yum install yumex*

errors out with;

No package yumex* available.

please inform my chemo brain what is correct.


14 thoughts on - Howto Install Yumex

  • Try “sudo yum install yumex” without *. It’s a package distributed by EPEL. Have you installed the EPEL repro?



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    closer, but not like playing horseshoes.

    now need;

    GPG key retrieval failed: [Errno 14] Could not open/read \

    !OPA! !METAXA!

  • –eQudSjfb0XxK1ALU9FKPJGSf5sINUGPeq Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252
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    Is this for i686 and CentOS-7 or CentOS-6 .. there is no EPEL for CentOS-7 i686. I am currently building the x86_64 EPEL packages for i686 here:

    But that repo will not be completely built for several days, and we have not decided how we would release the repo yet.


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    If you do:

    yum install epel-release

    you should get the key installed.


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    more yum info this time;

    Resolving Dependencies
    –> Running transaction check
    —> Package epel-release.noarch 0:6-8 will be installed
    –> Finished Dependency Resolution

    Dependencies Resolved

    =============================================================================== Package Arch Version Repository Size
    epel-release noarch 6-8 epel 14 k

    Transaction Summary
    ===============================================================================Install 1 Package(s)

    Total download size: 14 k Installed size: 22 k Is this ok [y/N]: y Downloading Packages:
    Setting up and reading Presto delta metadata Processing delta metadata Package(s) data still to download: 14 k epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm | 14 kB 00:00
    warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key ID 0608b895:
    Retrieving key from file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6

    GPG key retrieval failed: [Errno 14] Could not open/read file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6

  • You incorrectly attempted to install epel already and it’s interfering. Try this:

    yum –disablerepo=epel –enablerepo=extras install epel-release


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    that fixed it for epel repo.

    now, what is command to install nux-dextop?

    would like to install vlc and a couple other packages i had before that i pulled from nux-dextop.

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    thank you. that link was better than a command.

    now have it bookmarked, page saved local and bookmarked.

    also have both yumex and vlc installed and working.

    greatly appreciate all your help and rest of repliers.

    biggest upset in trying to get all this back together is that i had done it all before on a desktop tower with very little need of help. that was before having gone thru chemo treatment for lymphoma.

    for many years i had ‘near photographic’ memory. recall was not a problem. now, if i think of something i need to do in another room, just as soon as i pass thru a doorway, i forget why i am there. about the only thing i do not forget is when i need to go to bathroom. :=)

    with having a chemo brain, i do not recommend anyone accepting chemo treatment. have cancer cut out, magnetic radiation. better yet, if one is receptive to such, hemp oil treatment and enjoy getting rid of cancer. 8=)

    thanks again.

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    thank you. you also.

    wish i could do the edibles, but i live in tennessee where cannabis has not been approved. :-\

    we do have a good support group and petitioning congress. so far, there are just too many in congress who rather take their kick back than help their people.

  • Ignore the law.

    “Sorry but your password must contain an uppercase letter, a number, a haiku, a gang sign, a heiroglyph, and the blood of a virgin.”

  • Hal Wigoda wrote:

    What, the blood of a rubber chicken isn’t good enough any more? And where are you going to *find* a virgin…?