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Iam new to Linux.
I installed fedora 12 from DVD. after i install, there is no development softwares.
i want to install some programming software. But if i try ADD/REMOVE software option, every time its looking for internet connection. is it possible to install from DVD.
I was not configure this, during installation time.
Remember that if you use the DVD, you won't have access to the latest packages/kernel upgrades and so forth.
However, if for some reason you must use the DVD.
1. First, go into /etc/yum.repos.d/ and move all the repo files in there to your home directory (or somewhere else safe) - alternately you can go into each repo file and set enabled=0 for each of the repos.
2. Create a file called fedora12-dvd.repo (or something similar) in /etc/yum.repos.d/
3. Add the following lines into the newly created file using vi or your favourite editor:
name=Fedora 12 DVD
baseurl=file:///media/Fedora\ 12\ x86_64\ DVD/
Or, once the repo is created, open Add/Remove software, use the System > software sources menu to uncheck all the repos except the dvd repo and install as normal. Don't forget to put the check marks back where they were afterwards, and rename the dvd repo to fedora12-dvd.repo.old