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Old 08-23-2007, 03:04 PM   #1
fedix
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HowTo install rpms from CD


I've recently migrated to Fedora 7, installed from the Live CD, transfered to my hard drive.

I also downloaded the DVD-i386.iso (2.8GB), which by the way, didn't want to install from. I've copied the whole 2GB CD to a directroy on my hard drive.

I've got three questions:
1) I would like to install new software with the Package Manager, but before downloading from the Internet, it must first check whether its on the DVD (the directory).

2) How do I configure yum to do the same - first check local repository, then download.

The structure of the directory is exactly that of the DVD
/fedora
/images
/isolinux
/repodata
/stylesheet-images
... and some files

3) Is there a gui-yum?

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Old 08-24-2007, 08:39 AM   #2
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Point your favorite browser at www.google.com/linux, and search for "yum sources" without quotes. You will turn up articles on setting up yum repositories. Perhaps one of them answers the question about checking the cd/dvd first.
 
  


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