default yum repo location

i installed fedora 7 through the DVD. so, i edited the yum repo location to the local media.now i'm planning to install beryl through yum. i think i need to restore the repo location to the default url, i forget the url. doen anyone know? ...

FEDORA 10 - yum repo config issue - cannot see extra packages

i've been editing my repo files on /etc/yum.repo.d/ couple of days back to install packages from the Fedora DVD... after that i re-edit the files back to originalwhat i did i simply disabled all fedora and rpmfusion mirrors and justed added a pointer to my DVD... simple work and simple restoration t ...

Oracle Local Yum repo setup script failing

I'm trying to build a local yum repo for my lab environment. I built a Oracle Linux 5.6 server and registered it with my assigned CSI. I selected the checkbox "Yum Server" and have followed all of the steps in this document http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/linux/yum-repository-setup-085606.h ...

xemacs yum repo

"Hi all,Does anyone know of a yum repository that has xemacs for sl/rhel/centos 5?I run Scientific Linux 5.2 and as far as I can tell, it comes withGNUemacs but not xemacs soyum install emacsonly gives me "Nothing to do", but no xemacs. I could install from sourcebut it is more work, ...

booting RHEL5 from yum repo

I have a local RHEL5 yum repository which i created by copying rpms and then createrepo, Can anyone help me how to boot from that repository as anaconda does not recognize it to be a valid Installation Tree? ...

what is wrong with this yum .repo file?

[freshrpms]name=FreshRPMS-Freshbaseurl=http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linux/$releasever/$basearch/freshrpmsenabled=1Well what's wrong with it? When I try yum check-update it sais that there isn't sufficient info in the file. What (if anything) should I add? ...

help.. i corrupted my yum repo i think

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Yum Repo Error: Errno14 PYCURL ERROR 7

I am trying to get xine to work on my FC13 Rawhide live-usb and I put in my repositories and this is the error i get when trying to install some of the xine files. I did some research prior to posting, but i am really afraid im going to botch my system if i do this without assistance.Quote: ...

Yum help, add repository

I would like to add repositories to yum. I am think Livnia?Questions are this, are there any other good ones I should add?And how do I add them, I know how but not the address for rhel 5. Does someone have their yum repo.conf they can paste? ...

Substitute for RHEL repository

What is the substitute for RHEL repository? I know that we can use cent-OS/ fedora repository, but can someone please tell me what exactly is required in the yum.repo file. My computer details are as mentioned.$uname -aLinux example.com 2.6.18-92.el5 #1 SMP Tue Apr 29 13:16:12 EDT 2008 i686 i686 i38 ...

Yum malfunctions

I recently installed Fedora Core 3 with good results. I ran "yum update" which updated about 200 rpms with no errors. but now yum does not work any longer. I tried removing it and reinstalling.Here is my yum.conf[main]cachedir=/var/cache/yumdebuglevel=2logfile=/var/log/yum.logpkgpolicy=new ...

yum problems with fedora core 3

I seem to be not able to make yum work. At first it would not go out to the internet to search for rpms, all it did was to look what i have already installed so i started modifing files inside /etc/yum.repo.d/ and /etc/yum.conf . I'm new to linux and i completly messed everything up . Can some one p ...

yum problems

I am using FC6 and there is problems with the yum here it goesfirst i thought that since i have livna repos installed so i don't need the fc6 default repos so i deleted which was so stupid because since i made this i can't yum any soft ware so i thought that i should rpm -e every thing that has some ...

Yum error

I installed yum packages and tried to use it like yum install <package>.rpm. I am getting the following errors. how to rectify this.thanksharsha----------------------------------------------------------Loading "installonlyn" pluginLoading "rhnplugin" pluginThis system is no ...

Yum Installation

I was installing yum from the server folder.first i copied the server folder in a folder which was at rootthen i change the current directory to serverand then create a repo by using following commandServer]# rpm ivh createrepo then tab to get the correct namethen ]# createrepo .]#cd /etc/yum.repos. ...

CentOS kernel updates?

While I understand that Slicehost rolls their own kernels, there was a recent security update to the RHEL and CentOS kernels, detailed here: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0326.htmlAre the patches used in this update applicable to the kernel that Slicehost is providing? If so, when can us C ...

Where can I find dar for scientific linux 5.2?

I've just installed scientific linux 5.2, and now I want to grab all my backups from a dar file (disk archive) I created using the dar utility. The problem is that dar doesn't exist in the default repos, and I can't find the right repo to add to allow me to install this using yum.Can anyone let me k ...

Register with Red Hat Network?

We have Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 running on all our machines and planning to make one machine as a YUM repository server. Using yum utility the rest of the RHEL machines should be able to get the latest patches/ packages.Done a POC with the packages available in RHEL 5.3 DVD – created a local Y ...

Repository for CentOS

I need the help.I Have CentOS, and I'm new in Linux.I spent very much time during searching after good repository from where I will may to download RPMs. One of them I was try is:mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=extras-6&arch=$basearchI have wrote the following data in /etc/yum.repo.d/f ...

Fedora 12 Login not working

I have a Fedora 12 server that I've been using as a server for the past few months. Everything has been going ok. I built it to be used as a home theater PC as well as a proxy server (for when I need to use public wifi) and file server for my home network, nothing too complicated. I wanted to watch ...

Setting up Request Tracker CentOS4

I am trying to setup WebRT on my CentOS 4 server but I am having no luck. The installation was easy I just downloaded the YUM repo. Basically my problem come when I try and start httpd. This is the message it gives me: [Thu Feb 14 17:05:10 2008] [error] Could not create '/var/rt/mason_data/obj/.__ob ...

Ubuntu Post Install issues

I'm a bit of a noob that's just completed an installation and the subsequent the FAQ (which is excellent!). However after rebooting the machine I've noticed that grub drops to a blank screen unless I hit a key. This means that my computer stalls at boot unless I'm present, is there a fix for this?Al ...

Oracle Difficulty installing VBox guest additions to OEL 6.1 x64 system

I am having difficulty attempting to install VBox Guest Additions on my OEL 6.1 x64 system.It seems to be similar to this recent thread:https://forums.oracle.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=2306868I have done the yum repo install of "http://public-yum.oracle.com/public-yum-ol6.repo", but both "yum i ...

How to add a repo to yum in RHEL 5

Hi, I'm a newbie to the world of yum. I've looked around for examples of how to add a repository to my yum installation. I tried creating /etc//yum.repos.d/dag.repo as follows: I have to play some trickery to post the file here, so please understand. linuxforums won't let me put "urls to anothe ...

yum isnt working with local repo - help?

I have created local repo for yum to work on RHEL5 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.2 (Tikanga).I have done this many times and never faced such issueSteps I followed1. mkdir /rhel52. moved all RHEL DVD files to this Directory /rhel53. installed createrepo RPM4. executed this command# cd / ...

Yum cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base

I'm a Linux newbie running Fedora Core 3. I'm having trouble getting Yum to work for me. I tried sudo yum update from the konsole and I got Yum cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base. I am behind an authenticating HTTP proxy that lets FTP pass through unchallenged. At first I thought that was an ...

YUM with RHEL 3

I am running RHEL 3 , I nned to know how to update my server using YUM ?I don't have subscription with Redhat, If I down load the updates manullay form Redhat site , how to I install these updates usining YUM ?Can you suggest me a site where I can get thr right version of YUM for RHEL 3 ? ...

Delayed update with yum & rhel

When I update the packages through yum on some of my machines (rhel 5 and rhel 4), it looks like the update get delayed when viewing filsystem changes with AIDE / Afick.If I update my packages in the morning, I receive the list of modified packages in logwatch (found through rpm/yum logs) and someth ...

/etc/yum.repos.d/<filename>.repo fie issue

** I want to use yum command on my system to install rpm from RedHat CD.Hi i have installed RedHat 5 on my systemand configured VSFTPD on it. vsftpd service is running.and in /var/ftp/pub i created a Server folder and copied all RedHat rpm's in to it from RedHat CD.and then created /etc/yum.repos.d/ ...

Update RHEL kernel from 4.6 to 4.8 using yum.

I want to upgrade my RHEL kernel from 4.6 to 4.8. Can anyone help me with it please at the earliest?Would the command "yum update kernel" be enough to upgrade the kernel?# uname -r2.6.9-67.ELsmp# uname -aLinux test03 2.6.9-67.ELsmp #1 SMP Wed Nov 7 13:56:44 EST 2007 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GN ...

RHEL 5.3 Hangs when yum, rpm or df -h is run

We have Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.3. For the last two weeks, the server started not to respond "df -h", rpm and yum requests. Here is an example of yum package installation.yum install sysstatLoaded plugins: rhnplugin, securitySetting up Install ProcessParsing package insta ...

Yum issue on RHEL 5.4

info:OS: RHEL 5.4 Yum version: yum-3.2.22-20.el5Issue is: bash-3.2# yum info emacsLoaded plugins: rhnplugin, securitynothing happens and it just stays there?What might be the problem? ...

Installation steps for wine and yum in RHEL 5.2

I need to knowt the steps to install wine properly on my rhel 5.2 distro. also provide me the proper way to configure yum to update from internet ...

Installing YUM in RHEL...

can somebody describe how to do it? Or, perhaps link me to an article explaining how?Because I really miss yum.... ...

problem with yum on RHEL 4

Recently I installed yum on my Red Hat EL 4 machine.I did this by using the yum package from CentOS.I rpm the following files which I downloaded fom the Internetcentos-yumconf-4-4.5.noarch.rpmpython-urlgrabber-2.9.8-2.noarch.rpmpython-elementtree-1.2.6-5.el4.centos.i386.rpmsqlite-3.3.6-2.i386.rpmpyt ...

yum-like installer for offline installation frm rhel cds

I have installed rhel5 with a custom install, now whenever i try to install any package it gives me a number of errors of failed dependencies, now most of these dependencies exist on my rhel5 cds, i would like to know if there is a way to install packages , wherin i would be prompted for a missing r ...

Download RPM's through YUM in RHEL 5.4

I configured YUM and working fine but I want to collect these rpm's and maintain a backup for future use.*Frndz where I can get installed rpm's through yum *Is there any way to retreve back the installed rpm's.*Or how can I get rpm's for backup purpose.Help Me guys ...

How to update a yum update repository

I have created an install server/yum update server one a centralized RHEL5 Server (5.1, kernel 2.6.18-53.1.13)I am using apache2 on the server and http on the clients for both installing and updating.This centralized install/update servers runs other aplications such as Nagios. Because of this is ha ...

Problem with yum installation

I am using the RHEL -4, I have installed the yum and when i try to update or install it gives me the below message.yum updateSetting up Update ProcessSetting up repositoriesnot using ftp, http[s], or file for repos, skipping - Null is not a valid release or hasnt been released yetCannot find a valid ...

How to find out where yum is getting files from?

I just took over a collection of RHEL5 machines. On at least one, 'yum update' doesn't work... it complains about a xen library. Googling suggests that there is some discrepancy between the version of various xen packages and the updates available, so I'm assuming this system is not using an officia ...

YUM UPDATE failed +RHEL5

recently i have added CentOS repo in my /etc/yum.repos.d/ you can find repos below[root@localhost ~]# ls -l /etc/yum.repos.d/total 32-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 193 Mar 18 21:07 dag.repo-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 194 Mar 18 20:48 dag.repo~-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 681 Mar 18 20:51 mirrors-rpmforge-rw-r--r-- 1 r ...

How to create kickstart file pix file to install RHEL 5.0 through Network

Can any one help me to install RHEL/Fedoracore9.0 through network Boot, since i dont have CD/DVD drives with me.I had copied the entier CD/DVD and placed it in /usr/pub/Server, i had also made necessory enties in /etc/yum.repos.d/server.repo. ...

A Good repository for RHEL-5

I have managed to use yum repository (pbone.repo, rpmforge.repo) But am not able to install VLC player and C language in RHEL-5 can any one please suggest a nice repostitory for VLC and C language.Waiting for Respose.Help will be greatly appriciated. ...

Probled with yum in rhel5

I halt with a problem on yumI have configured two repositories in my server no one is working. [root@harry ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5 (Tikanga)This is my Redhat issue[root@harry yum.repos.d]# lltotal 20-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 954 Apr 25 2008 epel.repo-rw-r-- ...

yum errorno 4

friends i need your help am stuck here....i a trying to configure yum i copied 5 cd to /var/ftp/pub directoryand i use camand #createrepo -v /var/ftp/pub it create data base after tha t i edit /edit/yum.repose.d/c.repoc.repo is new name insted of orginal rhel.repo[name]baseurl:ftp:/192.168.56.22/pub ...

Ubuntu using YUM in Karmic

I install yum in my Karmic.installed alien to make deb--->rpm.I can also make a repo with createrepo.But yum require some dependencies though they r already installed !!!Any idea for using yum in Karmic as i used in RHEL/Fedora ??? ...

Add PPC/PPC64 updates to local x86 yum repository

I have a local RHN repository to update my RHEL x86 servers. Now, if is possible, I want to add PPC and PPC64 updates to the repository and configure PS700 to take updates from the local repository instead of the remote one(now PS700 have no Internet connection). I've create a .repo file in /etc/yum ...

Fails to connect to the Oracle yum public server

I would like to connect to the Oracle public yum server so I can install packages from the Oracle Linux via a yum client for my RHEL 5.4I am trying to download and copy the appropriate yum configuration file in place, by running the following commands as root:Oracle Linux 5# cd /etc/yum.repos.d# wge ...

i cant use yum in rhel

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RHEL5 Slice: yum broken out-of-the-box?

I ordered a 256MB slice running RHEL5 for the purposes of documenting the RHEL5 installation process for our product. However, once I had access to the slice, using yum to install/update packages always fails with the same error:Error: failed to retrieve repodata/filelists.xml.gz from rhel-x86_64-se ...