Uninstalled Nautilus by mistake and yum is not working.
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2)I found my smb.conf empty, so thought of uninstalling it using add/remove program. then it showed for all dependencies and in it nautilus browser was also present, by mistake i removed that one too..
whats the solution now. not worried about samba, first i would like to get my system into normal condition.
I cant open anything from places/ it says : no application registered as handilling this file
help me out to work well with browser and yum, is there anything like windows recovery in linux. I know this is not such a stupid windows but tell me something... nervous...
Thanks in advance
Last edited by kalyan1985; 05-01-2009 at 05:01 PM.
Do you still have the install media? If so, put it in the drive and when it is mounted, run the command:
sudo yum install `find /media -name yum\*.rpm`
After that you can run
sudo yum reinstall <pkgname>
sudo yum install <pkgname>
where <pkgname> is the name of a package you would like to reinstall (e.g. nautilus).
As I'm using vmware. i dont know how to use the .iso image placed in my windows D drive. anyother option. I tried downloading nautilus browser from web, but it asks to save. When I opened it with archive manager and try to extract it , it asks for place to extract.
other thing i tried is try to run install.sh file , but it dint work
sudo (run with root priveleges)
yum (command to manage software in Fedora)
install (parameter to the yum command to tell it you want to install software)
find (command in Linux/Unix that will traverse a directory structure looking for files)
/mnt/cdrom (starting point of find's search)
NOW, THIS IS IMPORTANT!!!!!
yum\*.rpm (Notice the '\' YOU NEED IT OR THE COMMAND WILL NOT WORK).
Also, you left off the '-name' parameter to find, so it doesn't know it is looking for a file "named" something (filenames are not the only thing find will search on).
The back ticks are also important. They mean "put the output of the command within the ticks here".
OK, run the command "mount" and post the output here.
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 on / type ext3 (rw)
/proc on /proc type proc (rw)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
/dev/sda1 on /boot type ext3 (rw)
tmpfs on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)
none on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw)
sunrpc on /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs type rpc_pipefs (rw)
gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/kalyan/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=kalyan)
/dev/sr0 on /mnt/cdrom type iso9660 (ro)