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Unable to install primus.i686 Fedora 20

asked 2013-12-09 04:20:59 -0500

TForsman gravatar image

updated 2013-12-09 04:31:19 -0500


I'm following the guide here: How to install bumblebee and so on....

Can't install primus.i686 or VirtualGL.i686

the issue i get:

[tforsman@localhost ~]$ sudo yum install primus.i686
 Fel:  Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root
 cause is something else and multilib version checking is just
 pointing out that there is a problem. Eg.:

   1. You have an upgrade for libstdc++ which is missing some
      dependency that another package requires. Yum is trying to
      solve this by installing an older version of libstdc++ of the
      different architecture. If you exclude the bad architecture
      yum will tell you what the root cause is (which package
      requires what). You can try redoing the upgrade with
      --exclude libstdc++.otherarch ... this should give you an error
      message showing the root cause of the problem.

   2. You have multiple architectures of libstdc++ installed, but
      yum can only see an upgrade for one of those architectures.
      If you don't want/need both architectures anymore then you
      can remove the one with the missing update and everything
      will work.

   3. You have duplicate versions of libstdc++ installed already.
      You can use "yum check" to get yum show these errors. can also use --setopt=protected_multilib=false to remove
 this checking, however this is almost never the correct thing to
 do as something else is very likely to go wrong (often causing
 much more problems).

 Skyddade multilibversioner: libstdc++-4.8.2-1.fc20.i686 ≠ libstdc++-4.8.1-6.fc20.x86_64
 Fel: Skyddade multilibversioner: libgcc-4.8.2-1.fc20.i686 ≠ libgcc-4.8.1-6.fc20.x86_64
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It looks like the 32 and 64 bit versions of libstdc++ and libgcc are out of sync - a simple yum update may help. If not, as usually with yum problems try to get the basic details: `yum clean all; yum repolist; yum info libgcc primus.i686'.

marcindulak gravatar imagemarcindulak ( 2013-12-10 06:17:57 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-12-09 04:43:24 -0500

TForsman gravatar image

I know it's 32bit, i need it for wine and so on. The wiki page also tells me to install 32bit package for running 32bit apps.

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answered 2013-12-09 04:35:31 -0500

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You're trying to install a 32bit binary on a 64bit os. Try to install primus:

yum install primus

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