CentOS Samba wont install

user2782999 asked:

I’m having trouble installing samba on my CentOS 6.5 server. I run:

yum install samba

it finds the packages but then the following error messages appears and I cant continue:

Error: Package: samba-winbind-clients-3.6.9-151.el6_4.1.i686 (updates)
           Requires: samba-winbind = 3.6.9-151.el6_4.1
           Installed: samba-winbind-3.6.9-164.el6.x86_64 (@base/$releasever)
               samba-winbind = 3.6.9-164.el6
           Available: samba-winbind-3.6.9-151.el6.x86_64 (base)
               samba-winbind = 3.6.9-151.el6
           Available: samba-winbind-3.6.9-151.el6_4.1.x86_64 (updates)
               samba-winbind = 3.6.9-151.el6_4.1
           Available: samba4-winbind-4.0.0-55.el6.rc4.x86_64 (base)
               samba-winbind = 4.0.0-55.el6.rc4
Error: Package: glibc-2.12-1.107.el6_4.5.i686 (updates)
           Requires: glibc-common = 2.12-1.107.el6_4.5
           Installed: glibc-common-2.12-1.132.el6.x86_64 (@base/$releasever)
               glibc-common = 2.12-1.132.el6
           Available: glibc-common-2.12-1.107.el6.x86_64 (base)
               glibc-common = 2.12-1.107.el6
           Available: glibc-common-2.12-1.107.el6_4.2.x86_64 (updates)
               glibc-common = 2.12-1.107.el6_4.2
           Available: glibc-common-2.12-1.107.el6_4.4.x86_64 (updates)
               glibc-common = 2.12-1.107.el6_4.4
           Available: glibc-common-2.12-1.107.el6_4.5.x86_64 (updates)
               glibc-common = 2.12-1.107.el6_4.5
Error: p11-kit-trust conflicts with nss-3.14.3-4.el6_4.i686
 You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
 You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest

It’s been a very long time since i used Linux so I dont really know what to do about this, I have tried the commands suggested by the error message but it does not work.
I’m experiencing the same problem when installing MySQL

My answer:

You’ve somehow gotten out of sync with the upstream distribution. To resolve this problem:

  1. Clear the yum caches.

    yum clean all
  2. Resync all your installed software with the latest available versions.

    yum distro-sync

    (Don’t bother with yum update here; it isn’t likely to help since it probably won’t do anything anyway.)

Now try your installation again.

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