I have a Fedora system (A) where I have installed some packages over the time. Now I want to install Fedora on another computer (B) and I want to install the same packages on it.
I am setting up a yum repository, and need to debug some of the URLs in the yum.conf file. I need to know why is Scientific Linux trying to grab this URL, when I was expecting it to grab another URL:
Following an unclean shutdown and a colourful fsck, a whole bunch of files have gone missing. The output of ‘rpm -Va’ is several hundred lines long (mostly missing files but also some checksum and other mismatches). Is there an easy way to reinstall packages which have missing and/or corrupt files?
I’ve got a temporary situation where I’m working with pre-release F27, and need to keep one package to a specific (working) version and not be upgraded until the subsequent versions stop breaking something. I know in general “you don’t really want to do this”, but as I said, it’s a temporary dealing with a pre-rel system. You can “pin” packages with the apt system, but I can’t locate anything equivalent for dnf.
After a fresh inst of f27 (netinstall) I noticed that many pkgs place tiny files in
/usr/lib/.build-id/ dir. At 1st I thought I somehow had enabled some obscure “debug” mode for dnf, but even