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Old 03-22-2009, 01:40 PM   #1
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Post Need help configuring YUM


I have Installed Linux in my PC and I am not able to configure YUM to install packages.
I am not able to open any media player.
could you please help me.
Thanks & Regards,
Zakariyya.

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Old 03-22-2009, 02:02 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ!!

Please tell us which Linux distro (version) you are using. When you say you are "not able to configure", what exactly are you doing and what happens? ....error messages, etc.

I have changed your thread title---in the future, please use descriptive titles

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Old 03-23-2009, 02:13 AM   #3
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Welcome to LQ!!

Please tell us which Linux distro (version) you are using. When you say you are "not able to configure", what exactly are you doing and what happens? ....error messages, etc.

I have changed your thread title---in the future, please use descriptive titles
I have installed Linux 5.1 version and I have installed this from cd-rom and I have a net connection.
If I am giving an IP address then I am not able to connect to net.
I am not able to configure YUM to install any software .
It is showing some error.
 
Old 03-23-2009, 02:34 AM   #4
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Linux 5.1. Does it mean RHEL5? If it is indeed RHEL5 then you may well need to purchase the RH subscription to get the updates or will need to enable the CentOS repositories to install packages via yum.
 
Old 03-23-2009, 04:28 AM   #5
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If I am giving an IP address then I am not able to connect to net.
Is your system able to connect to and browse the net ??? If then post result of "yum repolist" .
 
Old 03-23-2009, 07:32 AM   #6
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I have installed Linux 5.1 version and I have installed this from cd-rom and I have a net connection.
If I am giving an IP address then I am not able to connect to net.
I don't know how to reconcile these two statements....

what is your internet connection, and is the basic connection working?
Open a terminal and enter: "ping 74.125.19.104" (no quotes). If you get a reply, then try "ping www.google.com". If the numeric ip works, but the URL does not, then you do not have dhcp setup correctly.

If your connection is not working, then we need to know what kind of connection you have---eg DSL, Cable modem, dialup. Do you have a router? ...etc. Give as much detail as possible.
 
  


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