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Old 03-02-2009, 12:07 PM   #1
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help me what to do


[root@localhost Dharmendra]# yum -y install vlc
Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mir...e-f8&arch=i386 error was
[Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: updates-source. Please verify its path and try again
 
Old 03-02-2009, 12:10 PM   #2
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can your machine see the internet at all?
looks like your computer isn't able to see a dns service therefore can't resolve that address to it's proper IP address and therefore cant find it
proper ability to access the internet is a prerequisite to using online repositories from yum
 
Old 03-02-2009, 12:25 PM   #3
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Welcome to LQ.

For Fedora 8 it should be like that.
Only 13 month's support from Redhat.

The 'rpmfusion repo' can be used for a lot of multimedia
http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration

Please click this line on the site :
' RPM Fusion free for Fedora 8, 9 or 10 '
and
' RPM Fusion nonfree for Fedora 8, 9 or 10 '

to download 2 small packages with repositories,
install them with # rpm -Uvh <package>
and the repositories will be set up automatically in /etc/yum.repos.d

( Or use " Command Line Setup using rpm " )

.....
 
Old 03-02-2009, 12:28 PM   #4
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Hi,
Quote:
Originally Posted by dj_it View Post
[root@localhost Dharmendra]# yum -y install vlc
Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mir...e-f8&arch=i386 error was
[Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: updates-source. Please verify its path and try again
Welcome to LQ!

You don't have your network setup properly. You should tag your post a little better. You should also post within the thread a request defined so as to indicate your problem, what you have done and error information (which is all that you posted).

You should look at the next 4 links to get a better understanding, especially the second link;
 
Old 03-02-2009, 01:25 PM   #5
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Still : Fedora 8 "Update Support" was dropped a month ago ! ! !
 
  


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