[CentOS] yum update after fresh 5.6 install fails

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 20:13:04 UTC 2011

On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:03 PM, Filipe Rosset <rosset.filipe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04/20/2011 04:53 PM, Andre Charbonneau wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just finished installing a CentOS 5.6 x86_64 system and the first
>> thing I wanted to do after the install is to apply the software patches.
>> But I get the following error when I try to run 'yum update':
>>     Package libuser-0.54.7-2.1.el5_5.2.x86_64.rpm is not signed
>> and yum update exits without applying any of the patches.

> You can disable the gpg signature check with --nogpgcheck (not
> recommended) or wait for a fixed package.

Another workaround:

Put this line in /etc/yum.conf


yum update will now work. Then when a fixed version is out, be sure to
remove the exclude line.


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