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Old 06-20-2007, 10:56 AM   #1
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Smile YUM install errors behind proxy server, Fedora 7


Dear All

I am newbie to linux and using Fedoro 7 (moonshine) for a university based project. Linux details are:

uname -a
2.6.21-1.3194.fc7 #1 SMP Wed May 23 22:35:01 EDT 2007 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

yum --version
3.2.0

I have installed same version of linux on my laptop at home and everything works smoothly. But at my uni i have to work behind proxy server. When i try to install packages or dependencies using yum like...

yum install binson-devel (i get these errors)

[root@ncs-clg45-pc06 etc]# yum install bison-devel
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mir...ra-7&arch=i386 error was
[Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-2, 'Name or service not known')>
Error: Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: fedora

I followed help for this link and did as they showed, but still get the same above errors.
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=31402

fedora.repo configuration are as followed:
[fedora]
name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch
#baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasever/Everything/$basearch/os/
mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=fedora-$releasever&arch=$basearch
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY

[fedora-debuginfo]
name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Debug
#baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasever/Everything/$basearch/debug/
mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=fedora-debug-$releasever&arch=$basearch
enabled=0
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY

[fedora-source]
name=Fedora $releasever - Source
#baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasever/Everything/source/SRPMS/
mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=fedora-source-$releasever&arch=$basearch
enabled=0
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY

If some one could response me on ASAP basis, I shall highly appreciate.

Regards

Ali
 
Old 06-20-2007, 04:57 PM   #2
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