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While i was working, it showed me an option to install updates. I clicked OK, it installed up to 55%. After that it did not go beyond for 7 mins. I thought it got stuck and i rebooted the system. But it showed me only first screen page. Then i rebooted again but this time i selected the rescue option but for last 20 mins its still showing the first screen with "f" symbol. I am using Fedora 20. Can some body please help me? I dont have access to CD. However i can download software from internet. But i want to avoid reinstallation. Please guide me.
Long time since I used Fedora, but my suggestion is this:
Reboot. When the grub screen comes up, press "e" on the keyboard (to edit the kernel boot parameters). You should get a text box on the lower part of the screen. Enter "init 1" or "init s" (without quotes). If the systems boots, it will boot into runlevel 1 (superuser mode). You may be required to login. Login as root.
Then run yum-complete-transaction, to complete the last transaction(s) in progress at the time it got hung up.
Then try to run yum update from the command line to see if the system resumes updating.
If all goes well, startx and login to your desktop.