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Old 01-01-2008, 04:06 PM   #1
hocheetiong
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Smile Still cannot use Installation CD/DVD RHEL5 to add & remove packages?


Hi, RHEL5, i have go to directory /etc/yum.repos.d than only have a file "rhel-debuginfo.repo" i enable it enable=1 , but i cannot add&remove a packages from my DVD/CD RHEL5 installation. I have try to create a file on /etc/yum.repos.d directory and edit it as below:

[dvdcd]
baseurl=file:///media/cdrom/Server/
enabled=1


Ok, i enabled this file dvdcd.repo than i can browse whole packages inside this RHEL5 DVD with pirut. I choice to remove some of packages, and add some packages is ok, but went i click ok to process than having a error:

Exception Occurred:

An unhandled exeption has occurred. This is most likel a bug.....

componenet: software manager...
....


So i cannot add & remove packages from RHEL5 dvd/cd??? is it my method is wrong /etc/yum.repos.d ... or have any method?

Thank you.
 
Old 01-03-2008, 05:26 AM   #2
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Use the command line: yum remove foo or yum install foo

Use a different GUI yum interface like yumex or kyum from rpmforge;
http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/FAQ.php#B
yum install yumex [or kyum]
 
  


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