Firewalld Error while install steam on RHEL7

by Cracker   Last Updated August 14, 2019 03:00 AM - source

I run:

sudo yum install steam

then I got this error:

file /usr/lib/firewalld/services/steam-streaming.xml from install of steam- conflicts with file from package firewalld-0.6.3-2.el7.noarch

The only solution that I found was removing firewalld but I dont want to do that. Does anyone know how to fix it?

Answers 1

The error occurs because the /usr/lib/firewalld/services/steam-streaming.xml file from the steam package is trying to replace an existing file from the firewalld package.

Where is the steam package downloaded from? When I look at the latest Fedora package for steam at, it does not contain the steam-treaming.xml file.

An earlier release has this comment

2019-01-18 - Simone Caronni - - Firewall definitions already bundled in firewalld 0.6.2 on Fedora 29+. - Update firewall definitions to align with Fedora 29+.

If you are sure of what you are doing:

  1. Make a backup of /usr/lib/firewalld/services/steam-streaming.xml
  2. Download the RPM package for steam
  3. Install while replacing file

    sudo rpm -ivh --replacefiles steam-

August 14, 2019 02:02 AM

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