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Old 09-16-2004, 05:16 AM   #1
amarillo
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i need some help with this apt and yum thing


Hi u doin' guys :

I need help this time, usually after a couple searches here i c a similar thread with the problem

running fc2 and been trying to :

-install xine or mplayer

have the synaptic and nothin', have the up2date and nothing

run apt-get and nothing ]# apt-get install xine
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
E: Couldn't find package xine

run yum and nothing# yum install xine
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Core 2 - i386 - Base
Server: Fedora Core 2 - i386 - Released Updates
Finding updated packages
Downloading needed headers
Cannot find a package matching xine
No actions to take

went to RPM Livna.org , downloaded the key

tried to add the repository to /etc/apt/sources.list

vim ---------------->:wq -------------------->

i mean, is it something i'm doing wrong , how can i add the freaking
address to /etc/apt/ ???????

any help i'd appreciate it guys.
 
Old 09-16-2004, 06:38 AM   #2
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Go to www.fedorafaq.com or freshrpms.net. They have info on both yum and apt. I perfer yum since that's what FC ships with. Also, at fedorafaq they have a very good /etc/yum.conf file for you to copy (this is file that points yum in the right direction). I got mplayer (and the plugin), xine, firefox and thunderbrid all to install just fine with these repositories. Give it a shot.

Last edited by justin_p; 09-16-2004 at 06:40 AM.
 
Old 09-18-2004, 07:44 PM   #3
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Angry YUM err

i replaced my yum.config with the one which is on www.fedorafaq.com and when i run yum with any option i get this error:

thering header information file(s) from server(s) Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base retrygrab() failed for: http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/fed...rs/header.info Executing failover method Server: Fedora.us Extras (Stable) retrygrab() failed for: http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora.us/...rs/header.info Executing failover method retrygrab() failed for: http://fedora.quicknet.nl/fedora/fed...rs/header.info Executing failover method retrygrab() failed for: http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/fed...rs/header.info Executing failover method retrygrab() failed for: http://fedora.mirror.sdv.fr/fedora/f...rs/header.info Executing failover method retrygrab() failed for: http://download.fedora.us/fedora/fed...rs/header.info Executing failover method failover: out of servers to try Error getting file http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora.us/...rs/header.info [Errno 4] IOError: HTTP Error 404: Not Found

can anybody help me with that please.

thank you all
 
Old 09-18-2004, 08:08 PM   #4
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Re: YUM err

Quote:
Originally posted by m2azer
i replaced my yum.config with the one which is on www.fedorafaq.com and when i run yum with any option i get this error:

thering header information file(s) from server(s) Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base retrygrab() failed for: http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/fed...rs/header.info Executing failover method Server: Fedora.us Extras (Stable) retrygrab() failed for: http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora.us/...rs/header.info Executing failover method retrygrab() failed for: http://fedora.quicknet.nl/fedora/fed...rs/header.info Executing failover method retrygrab() failed for: http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/fed...rs/header.info Executing failover method retrygrab() failed for: http://fedora.mirror.sdv.fr/fedora/f...rs/header.info Executing failover method retrygrab() failed for: http://download.fedora.us/fedora/fed...rs/header.info Executing failover method failover: out of servers to try Error getting file http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora.us/...rs/header.info [Errno 4] IOError: HTTP Error 404: Not Found

can anybody help me with that please.

thank you all
Are you behind a firewall when you run this? I get the same problem when trying to operate from behind my work firewall.
 
Old 09-18-2004, 08:19 PM   #5
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i am not behind a firewall and yum used to work fine with the default "yum.config"



thanks
 
Old 09-18-2004, 08:41 PM   #6
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Here is one way that worked well for me on fedora core 2 I could not get yum or up-to-date working properly even with modifying the appro. config files--

get the appropriate apt file here---
http://ftp.freshrpms.net/pub/freshrpms/redhat/

or here--
http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/apt/FAQ.php#B

or here--
http://www.danhendricks.com/articles...ith%20apt-get/

I had no problems with apt.

Then copy all the instructions down and print out to reference while updating.
 
Old 09-26-2004, 05:57 AM   #7
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Justin_p and LLS thank you for the quick reply guys, i do appreciate it.

the GPG key was not being imported into the apt/sources files as it was supposed to.

I finally got it working.

Had no internet connection at home for more than a week.
freaking weather .

hope they reimburse me for it though.

thanks again.
 
Old 09-26-2004, 10:11 AM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by amarillo
Justin_p and LLS thank you for the quick reply guys, i do appreciate it.

the GPG key was not being imported into the apt/sources files as it was supposed to.

I finally got it working.

Had no internet connection at home for more than a week.
freaking weather .

hope they reimburse me for it though.

thanks again.
Could you post what changes you had to make to get the GPG key imported into the /apt/sources file?
 
Old 10-05-2004, 11:56 PM   #9
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LLS --------------> just after the command line rpm --import ----------------->add keyname

or repository URL.


on fedoraforum.org they talk about it , check it out:

http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/arc...hp/t-1608.html


hope that helps
 
Old 10-06-2004, 12:04 AM   #10
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............also............as far as yum goes............it downloads only updates from already installed software

.............if you install apt.........install synaptic..........after that anything you install with synaptic or apt-get

..............yum up2date recognizes to download the update
 
  


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