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Old 02-02-2007, 06:58 AM   #1
vkmraja
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Yum not Working in Fedora 4


Dear All,

I am not able to install any software using Yum. I am new to linux OS. I am getting the following error.

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[root@raja latest]# yum install java
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 28, in ?
import yummain
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 24, in ?
import cli
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 29, in ?
import output
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/output.py", line 27, in ?
from yum.misc import sortPkgObj
ImportError: cannot import name sortPkgObj
[root@raja latest]#
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Kindly Help me solve this issue.

Thanks

V.K.M.RAJA
 
Old 02-02-2007, 07:37 AM   #2
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First you should know that FC4 is in legacy mode and may not be supported shortly. Any reason not to use FC5/6????

Second you need to first yum date yum and related rpm packages manually, start by downloading;

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pu...fc4.noarch.rpm

You can get the other needed packages from here;

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pu...ore/updates/4/

Welcome to Linux, some suggested reading; http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/
 
  


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