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i am getting this error when i try to update Fedora 12
Error Type: <class 'yum.Errors.RepoError'>
Error Value: Error getting repository data for installed, repository not found
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 3125, in <module>
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 3122, in main
File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packagekit/backend.py, line 699, in dispatcher
File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packagekit/backend.py, line 657, in dispatch_command
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 1948, in update_packages
signed = self._is_package_repo_signed(pkg)
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 1437, in _is_package_repo_signed
repo = self.yumbase.repos.getRepo(pkg.repoid)
File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/repos.py, line 121, in getRepo
'Error getting repository data for $s, repository not found' $ (repoid)
Ah, my bad I didn't notice that he was using the package kit. I always turn it off as soon as I install a new Fedora because it seems to fail more often that not.
The yumex application is a nice GUI front-end to YUM if you like to use a GUI. Lots fewer problems that the "package kit" stuff. (Also, consider installing the smart package manager. It doesn't use the yum system, or the rpm installer, so it is handy to have when yum locks up, which does occasionally happen. [Of course, if you install the yum-utilities package, you'll get several tools for fixing yum problems. It's also worth installing.])