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Top Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject AscendingDescending Post Reply Print view 17 posts 1 2 Next Return to “CentOS Therefore I decided to upgrade my RHEL WS 3 using yum.From my work place, internet is only accessible through http proxy, that too with authentication. Top MrFrans Posts: 2 Joined: 2005/10/13 15:06:03 Re: yum not working Quote Postby MrFrans » 2005/10/13 19:36:06 can't we just change the url in the /etc/yum.conf Top dfilion Posts: 12 Joined: FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc. http://lostsyntax.net/yum-error/yum-error-header-is-not-complete.html

Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started Centos is RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) with the logos removed. FC5 is running on a VPS. Or do I need packages specially designed for FC1 (which will be equally hard to find)?

When running e.g. "yum install " as superuser, I get the following complaints, whatever program I try: Code: [[email protected] root]# yum install imagemagick Gathering header information file(s) from server(s) Server: Red Top dfilion Posts: 12 Joined: 2004/12/28 01:34:19 Contact: Contact dfilion Website Re: yum not working Quote Postby dfilion » 2005/10/13 18:44:41 I checked the list of mirrors and here is what robogymnast View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries View LQ Wiki Contributions Find More Posts by robogymnast 05-19-2009, 12:46 PM #3 KeeblerElfMatt LQ Newbie Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

Delete whatever you added. Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search Forums Advanced Search Search Tags Search LQ Wiki Search Tutorials/Articles Search The latest stable version of Fedora is 6. Find More Posts by Glennzo 05-22-2009, 10:52 AM #5 lazlow Senior Member Registered: Jan 2006 Posts: 4,362 Rep: As much as I liked FC5 (my favorite release), you do

After googling for a while I discovered that CentOS offers public repositories and they work with RHEL 3 as well.I downloaded latest yum rpm, installed it and configured it to use Type "yum check-update" to download new headers 3. Perhaps you have to update your repos? Thanks, Sam Feb 24, 2010 By Sam, At 4:34 AM Thanks, saved me lots of time.

The time now is 10:30 AM. Reply With Quote 02-05-2007 #3 rzs View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Just Joined! Here's the problem: the VPS didn't come with yum installed. One question - what does 'yum -y update' actually do?

By pluto, At 12:45 PM Nice one!Thanks very much - this helped me out a lot! more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Code: [[email protected] root]# cat /etc/redhat-release Fedora Core release 1 (Yarrow) [[email protected] root]# yum --version 2.0.8 I've also included my yum config file: Code: [[email protected] root]# cat /etc/yum.conf [main] cachedir=/var/cache/yum debuglevel=2 logfile=/var/log/yum.log You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

now I able to recovere the OS back to the official RHEL3. this content Working as of right now. Does anyone check to see if these are up and update the mirror list accordingly on a regualar basis? If you need the stability of RHEL, but don't/can't want to pay for a subscription there is always the well known clone CentOS. -- Those who can, do; those who can't,

At last found another thing I have been looking fo... Since RHEL is a closely related > with Fedora, I would like to ask your favor. > I need to install yum on my RHEL4 workstation. > I installed yum2.0.7, which The only problem with this version is that it relies on the depreciated header.info files. weblink Solutions?

But, now when I try to use yum for downloading packages I get errors. Additionally, RH requires a subscription to update. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. ** If you are logged in, most ads will not be displayed. ** Linuxforums now

It looks like that file does not exist just from following the link.

For example when I do : Code: yum list available I get the following error : Code: Gathering header information file(s) from server(s) Server: Red Hat Linux 9 - i386 - Player claims their wizard character knows everything (from books). From: Jesse Keating [Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index] Home Forums Posting Rules Linux Help & Resources Fedora Set-Up Guides Fedora Magazine Ask please configure the yum again.........

It appears that all links are obsolete. KeeblerElfMatt View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by KeeblerElfMatt 05-22-2009, 05:40 AM #4 Glennzo Member Registered: May 2003 Location: Salem, Code: [freshrpms] name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Freshrpms #baseurl=http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linux/$releasever/$basearch/freshrpms/ mirrorlist=http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linux/$releasever/mirrors-freshrpms enabled=1 gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-freshrpms gpgcheck=1 Glennzo View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit Glennzo's homepage! http://lostsyntax.net/yum-error/yum-error-getting-file.html repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: Trying other mirror.Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: basefailure: repodata/repomd.xml from base: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.at which point it exits.

My Yum was broken and I needed php-mcrypt for a script I'm makin' ;) By D, At 5:20 PM ON RHEL 3 : Download yum-2.0.8-1 fromhttp://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/yum/yum-2.0.8-0.1.el3.rf.noarch.rpmDated : May 16, 2010 Don't know if anything you need is there but I just wanted to make you aware of the archive's existence. __________________ Glenn The Bassinator © ® glennzo View Public Profile Find I know that the Yum website is now found at http://yum.baseurl.org/ however I cannot see anything clear with regard to what repositories I should be putting in my yum.conf file.. We have no proxies, this server has a public ip directly accessible from the internet.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? strace shows yum attempting to connect: connect(4, {sa_family=AF_INET, sin_port=htons(80), sin_addr=inet_addr("131.211.85.22")}, 16) = 0Eventually it will come back with:http://mirror.centos.org/centos/4/os/i3 ... Results 1 to 3 of 3 Thread: Problem with yum Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Thanks a lot Reply With Quote 02-05-2007 #2 daark.child View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Blackfooted Penguin Join Date Apr 2006 Location West Yorks Posts 4,393 Redhat 9

Are 14 and 21 the only "interesting" numbers? By Anonymous, At 1:32 AM Thank you,the previous admin mucked the yum to overcustomized it ... What exactly is a jackshaft? Here's mine.

For RedHat if you aren't a registered machine you'll want to use the DVD ISO as source (baseurl=file:///media) or maybe attach to a public EPEL. I tried using up2date by creating an account at redhat's site but it didn’t work( I thought you could update one machine using your redhat account).The first problem I encountered was I can ping the host, but cannot browse to the repository. I'd have spent forever installing these.

Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. Thanks again for ur help Reply With Quote $spacer_open $spacer_close Quick Navigation Red Hat / Fedora Linux Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums By kayrules, At 9:26 AM Absolutely fantastic article! This does not mean we can't continue the conversation there.

By Christopher, At 12:27 PM Thanks. However, the problem will be to find packages that match the installed libraries, because else the dependencies would prevent installation of the software. repomd.xmlThat's 4 out of 7 repositories unusable!