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Old 08-18-2016, 03:35 PM   #1
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Cannot install rpm to download and install other software


Hi guys!

This is my deal. It might have a simple solution but I'm sort of stuck here. I want to install Filezilla in a new workstation operating with RedHat 7. According to my google searches, in order to install it I need to first install an rpm by using:

rpm -ivh http://fedora.mirrors.pair.com/epel/...6-8.noarch.rpm

When I do this I get the following message:

Retrieving http://fedora.mirrors.pair.com/epel/...6-8.noarch.rpm
warning: /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.7KI7Ku: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key ID 0608b895: NOKEY
Preparing... ################################# [100%]
file /etc/rpm/macros.ghc-srpm from install of epel-release-6-8.noarch conflicts with file from package redhat-rpm-config-9.1.0-63.el7.noarch

I believe these means that it couldn't be done properly and of course when I run 'yum install filezilla' I get the message that the package is not available... Anyone that can provide some insight? I've googled about this issue but I haven't found an adequate answer.

Thanks!

Zope
 
Old 08-18-2016, 03:54 PM   #2
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Code:
yum -y install epel-release
then do:
Code:
yum -y install filezilla
source:
http://elearning.wsldp.com/pcmagazin...lla-on-centos/
 
Old 08-18-2016, 04:15 PM   #3
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Thanks erik2282!

I've tried that already and what I get is the following:

Loaded plugins: langpacks, product-id, subscription-manager
rhel-7-workstation-rpms | 3.5 kB 00:00:00
No package epel-release available.
Error: Nothing to do
 
Old 08-18-2016, 04:48 PM   #4
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You are trying to install an EPEL 6 package in RedHat 7. Follow the instructions to install 'epel-release' for EL 7 (not EL 6), then you should be able to follow erik2282's suggestion: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL

Last edited by snowday; 08-18-2016 at 04:50 PM.
 
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Old 08-19-2016, 09:25 AM   #5
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Thanks snowpine, that was the problem all along.
 
  


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