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Old 05-07-2006, 12:51 PM   #1
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Add/Remove Software utility hangs (FC5)


When I select Applications ==> Add/Remove Software, the program opens and a dialog box appears, saying that it is retrieving some lists. After a bit though, the application's GUI sort of disappears, basically turning gray. It takes somewhere between 10 and 15 minutes before the program is finished and I can browse the software listings. Is this normal behavior? Do I need to change some mirrors somewhere where it retreives this information?

NOTE: When I just use '$ yum install <program>', this operation works must faster.
 
Old 05-07-2006, 01:11 PM   #2
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It's pretty normal with pirut.

I recommend to use your shell with yum directly, as you said, it is much faster. Within time, you'll get used to it and fell very confortable by using yum on a shell.
 
Old 05-08-2006, 08:49 AM   #3
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