LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora > Fedora - Installation
User Name
Password
Fedora - Installation This forum is for the discussion of installation issues with Fedora.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-03-2006, 09:12 AM   #1
chad_work
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2006
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Angry Software Updater doesn't work after install from FTP


I successfully installed FC5 from FTP. But when I click on the Software Updater or the Package Manager on the menu, both just sit and spin, indicating they are retrieving software information. If I had done the install from CD, this wouldn't be a problem. Does anyone know why this is happening and how I can fix it?

Thanks,
-Chad
 
Old 11-04-2006, 02:19 PM   #2
snecklifter
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: UK/West Yorkshire/Huddersfield
Distribution: Fedora 7
Posts: 982

Rep: Reputation: 30
Hi Chad,

Both Pirut and Pup are based on yum so I would open a terminal and run

# yum update

and see where it is hanging. You may need to update the .repo files which hold the information on where to obtain updates although it seems unlikely.

Regards
Chris
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Software updater joint SUSE / openSUSE 1 10-12-2006 05:29 AM
problem with software updater alaios SUSE / openSUSE 5 08-21-2006 06:00 AM
Problem with Software Updater julian.osorio Linux - Software 0 08-08-2006 04:49 PM
Software updater in 10.1 leupi SUSE / openSUSE 1 07-13-2006 10:33 PM
Software updater keeps crashing Micro420 SUSE / openSUSE 4 05-20-2006 08:45 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora > Fedora - Installation

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:37 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration