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Old 11-18-2010, 11:59 AM   #1
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Unhappy YUM broken?


I've been having issues with yum for a while now. It won't install anything or update without crashing. When I tried to do 'yum update' after doing 'yum clean all' I got the following error:
# yum update
Loaded plugins: installonlyn, presto, priorities, refresh-packagekit
momonga | 3.2 kB 00:00
momonga/primary_db | 6.5 MB 01:58
Could not retrieve mirrorlist error was
14: PYCURL ERROR 7 - ""
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: momonga-source. Please verify its path and try again
It updates the first two "momonga" and "momonga/primary_db", but then it crashes with the error.

I am not sure if I should uninstall/reinstall yum, or fix the repo files individually. I don't even know where to start really since I'm so new at using Linux. I'm using Momonga(fedora core) Linux. I've been able to install programs through the GUI add/remove programs, but not yum. I really want to install Wine, but it doesn't show up in the GUI, so I need to install it manually via yum I guess. Thank you for any help you can provide!
Old 11-18-2010, 12:22 PM   #2
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It looks like they restructured their site a little.

Try switching to:

or a slight variation thereof.
Old 11-18-2010, 01:26 PM   #3
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Thanks for the help! I added the new web address to the momonga.repo file, but no luck. I kept fiddling around with different addresses and servers until I eventually got it right. Now I know a lot more about the whole yum servers and repo file setup. Thanks again!
Old 11-19-2010, 03:24 AM   #4
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seeing as the repo file is here ...
32 bit
and repodata


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