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Old 01-04-2011, 10:55 AM   #1
azsiouxboy
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FC13 Yum repository error


When trying to use yum to install anything I get the following error and I have not seen a good solution for this yet:
Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again

yum --version
3.2.28
Installed: rpm-4.8.1-2.fc13.i686 at 2010-08-03 22:48
Built : Fedora Project at 2010-06-30 10:41
Committed: Panu Matilainen <pmatilai@redhat.com> at 2010-06-30

Installed: yum-3.2.28-5.fc13.noarch at 2010-11-12 18:24
Built : Fedora Project at 2010-10-05 13:03
Committed: Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org> at 2010-10-05


Please help this is really holding me up! Thank you!
 
Old 01-04-2011, 11:00 AM   #2
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Hi there,

From what I remember, you need to replace "metadata" with "metalink" in every repo file /etc/yum.repos.d/*.

By the way, I could be wrong. But try this, otherwise come back.

Cheers
 
Old 01-04-2011, 03:30 PM   #3
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Negative Ghostrider

Here is what I got after that:
Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again


Humbly not a Jedi
 
Old 01-04-2011, 04:15 PM   #4
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Well...not exactly progress......

So I went to a know good working FC13 machine and copied the repo's from it. Now I get:

Could not retrieve mirrorlist https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/me...a-13&arch=i386 error was
14: PYCURL ERROR 7 - ""
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again
 
Old 01-05-2011, 04:04 AM   #5
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do you try to install the repo again,i mean remove them and do a fresh installation
 
Old 01-05-2011, 04:19 AM   #6
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Hi, please make sure that internet is accessible on the PC. Also check by disabling Firewall & SELinux.
 
  


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