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Old 05-06-2014, 03:09 AM   #1
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Question error populating transaction: failure

Fatal Error while running installation of Fedora 20 (32 bit). Message box reads as follows:

The following error occurred while installing. This is a fatal error and installation will be aborted. error populating transaction: failure: Packages/s/spice-gtk3-0.21-5.fc20.i686.rpm from anaconda[Errno 256] No more mirrors to try. Exit Installer

I am newer than now and have no idea where to begin or what this message means. I'm attempting to install a Dual Boot with Fedora 20 and my installed Windows 7 OS.

your help would be most appreciated


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Old 05-06-2014, 08:24 PM   #2
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Welcome to this community. Would I be right in thinking this is a read disk error. Perhaps the disk is scratched or a bad burn.

I am not a fedora expert but from what you have written thats what I am thinking. Also is your cd/dvd drive ok????

I would suggest a fresh copy of fedora to correct this problem sounds like a duff disk to me.
Old 05-07-2014, 11:48 PM   #3
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I did another burn onto same DVD, verified the data, and cleaned off the surface. Success!!

thanks for the follow-up,



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