[CentOS] duplicate packages on connection reset

Sun Dec 15 21:54:22 UTC 2013
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Adrian Sevcenco
<Adrian.Sevcenco at cern.ch> wrote:
> Hi! I have a small problem with some packages : i was doing an update
> over ssh and my connection was interrupted .. now i have a lots of
> duplicates and if i try to remove them, yum tries to uninstall all
> system (447 packages 1.4 gb)!!
> Any idea how can i clean this mess? would be pretty bad if the machine
> needs to be re-installed only because the connection went bad during the
> process...

Running 'yum-complete-transaction' will usually fix things up.   If
you don't have it you should be able to 'yum install yum-utils'
without affecting the old incomplete transaction.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com