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every time i try to download anything via yum or package installer i get the following errors
http://apt.atrpms.net/fedora/8/en/i386/at-stable/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
Trying other mirror.
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: atrpms. Please verify its path and try again
I dont think i can fix this until i fix the first problem, I am using the preview of fedora 9, so when i install the final virsion it will just up my following system, so i know that the problem isn't because im using the preview of fedora 9 (alsohad the same problem with the stable version of fedora 8)
shift insert to paste the line previosly copied and hit return - wait for it to import
then (keystrokes unless in ()):
(copy the second code box starting at [ and ending with 1 using your mouse and control insert)
i<shift insert> (ie - type i then hit shift and insert to paste the code previously copied - i puts vi into insert mode)
note that hitting escape pts vi back into command mode, :wq writes changes and quits.
Let us know how you go
Last edited by billymayday; 04-24-2008 at 05:03 PM.