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Old 12-09-2005, 11:45 PM   #1
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error in configuration of Yum repository. Please help

I have installed FC4 successfully. Then I follow Stanton Finley's installation guide to configure Yum repository. I typed wget ftp to download and install rpmforge-release-0.2-2.2.fc4.rf.i386.rpm. Then I follow the guide to rm *.rpm, then typed: gedit /etc/yum.repos.d/freshrpms.repo, system reponded with error message like this: Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server. Xlib: No protocol specified. (gedit: 3048): Gtk WARNING **: cannot open display:, then I wnt to /etc/yum.repos.d/ directory, I didn't see freshrpms.repo, dries.repo and newrpms.repo. Please tell me waht is going on with this? I followed the installation guide step by step. Is there anything wrong here? Anyone has configured this part successfully, please give me some advice. Thanks for your help. Happy Christmas.
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well this clearly has nothing to do with yum at all, you simply can't open an X text editor... personally i'd recommend you learnt a de`ent editor like vi. but assuming that 1) you ARE running X, 2) you are running it as a normal user and 3) you are trying to open the file as root, run "xhost +localhost" as your non-root user and try again.
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Thanks for your input. Yes, I have figured out that I didn't login as root correctly. I run gedit as normal user to cause this errors. now I am fine with configuration. Merry Christmas to you.


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