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Old 11-07-2008, 05:09 AM   #1
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~./ftp online addresses for yum


are their any online yum ftp servers which i can include in my local yum .repo file,

so i can also get the rpms directly from the net using yum, if they are not available in my local repository.

plz list any if yes...

or how can i add the popular websites of rpms in my yum .repo file to search or upgrade.

my distro: rhel5

thanx.
 
Old 11-08-2008, 04:11 PM   #2
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What you are looking for are "repos" not straight FTP sites.

You could enable EPEL:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL

And another good one for RHEL is RPMForge:

https://rpmrepo.org/RPMforge/Using

WARNING: you should enable one OR the other and NOT BOTH! Unless you do some prioritisation/protection using a yum plugin.
 
Old 11-09-2008, 07:08 AM   #3
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thanx dear....
 
Old 11-09-2008, 11:42 PM   #4
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The default ftp server for RHEL5 is vstpd, and should be avail from the std RHEL repos.
 
Old 11-10-2008, 05:15 PM   #5
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The default ftp server for RHEL5 is vstpd, and should be avail from the std RHEL repos.
True, but that isn't what the OP asked!
 
Old 11-10-2008, 05:34 PM   #6
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True, misread the qn
 
  


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