Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#16038 closed defect (fixed)

Error: nothing provides on Fedora 25

Reported by: lverissimo Owned by:
Component: other Version: VirtualBox 5.1.6
Keywords: Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: Linux


I am unable to install Virtualbox 5.1-5.1_6 on Fedora 25. is no longer available by Please update your package.

Change History (8)

comment:1 by Frank Mehnert, 8 years ago

Summary: Error: nothing provides needed by VirtualBox-5.1-5.1.6_110634_fedora24-1.x86_64Error: nothing provides on Fedora 25

comment:2 by srakitnican, 8 years ago

To add a little more detail, Fedora 25 upgrades package libvpx-1.5.0-4.fc24.x86_64 -> libvpx-1.6.0-1.fc25.x86_64 which bumps library version to As upgrading from 24 to 25 gives following:

Error: Package: VirtualBox-5.1-5.1.6_110634_fedora24-1.x86_64 (installed)
           Removing: libvpx-1.5.0-4.fc24.x86_64 (installed)
           Updated By: libvpx-1.6.0-1.fc25.x86_64 (fedora)

comment:3 by k1kwp, 8 years ago

an attempted rpm install on a fedora 25 system:

dnf install ./VirtualBox-5.1-5.1.6_110634_fedora24-1.x86_64.rpm Error: nothing provides needed by VirtualBox-5.1-5.1.6_110634_fedora24-1.x86_64 (try to add '--allowerasing' to command line to replace conflicting packages)

comment:4 by Didier, 8 years ago

Trying to install VirtualBox on Fedora 25 Release Candidate 2, I still encounter this problem with

Fedora 25 Release is now scheduled for november 22 and it will be mandatory to be able to test VirtualBox on this release before this date.

comment:5 by Frank Mehnert, 8 years ago

We will provide Fedora 25 packages with the next 5.1.x maintenance release.

comment:6 by joeAverage, 8 years ago

...can't wait ?

read this thread:

build the rpm-compat packages:

Last edited 8 years ago by joeAverage (previous) (diff)

comment:7 by Andre Robatino, 8 years ago

The newly released VirtualBox-5.1-5.1.10_112026_fedora25-1.x86_64.rpm works for me with no dep problems, thanks.

comment:8 by Frank Mehnert, 8 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Thanks for the confirmation!

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