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Old 12-03-2004, 02:00 AM   #1
oscarka
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Unhappy Updating packages error?


Help help... Have no idea why I encounter this error message:
"An Http error occured
"...
"Status Code: 404
"Error Message: Not found

I clicked on the "!" and also tried the "System tools->Red Hat Network" options give me the same error...

Thanks in advance
 
Old 12-03-2004, 08:20 PM   #2
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I haven't used redhat-network in quite a while, but more than likely you haven't registered. You have to
be a registered user w/rhn to do updates.

You don't mention which distro you are using, but if it's current FC1-FC3, then just use "yum" to do your
updates. In a root shell, type "yum update". That's all there is to it. Do a "man yum" for more options.

If you encounter timeout issues, there's a faster yum repository at freshrpms.net. See my other posts
elsewhere on LQ on how to change over to the freshrpms repository...

/Les
 
Old 12-03-2004, 09:34 PM   #3
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what version of Fedora are you using coz some people had problems with up2date on core1 and core2 but it seems to work fine on core3. I use apt/synaptic but as mentioned above, yum seems to be the tool that many people use on Fedora to update their systems.
 
Old 12-04-2004, 11:38 PM   #4
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Thanks, I'll try it out
My channel was also yum though.....for FC3.
Wondered why there was this hiccup
 
  


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