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Old 07-11-2008, 06:06 AM   #1
av.dubey
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unable to retrieve software information


wen iam tryin to install any software using fedora 8 's package manager iam gettin this error

unable to retrieve software information

in details iam getting this

Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: development. Please verify its path and try again
 
Old 07-11-2008, 07:28 AM   #2
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may be is the development repository down, now the development cycle of fedora 8 is closed ?
if you don't really need of development repo, disable it (yum --disablerepo=development yum-command-as-usual)
 
Old 08-03-2008, 05:27 PM   #3
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it did not solve my problem..
is neone there who knows whts the problem..is there problem with yum configuration or something....
i guess its searching on internet rather than the dvd for the repositories..
can neone tell me wats the problem..and how it can bbe solved..

problem:-
whenever iam clicking on add or remove softwares a small window is opening and its giving me this error

unable to retrieve software information
and in details m getting this thing
"Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: livna. Please verify its path and try again"
 
  


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