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Old 03-05-2008, 11:30 PM   #1
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I just got Fedora 8 installed on my Sony Vaio. I was unable to set up the wireless lan security but the system sees the wireless card. I know the live CD was able to access the network without a problem. I tried to use the ADD /Remove software but when I start it it is unable to see the DVD that I installed Fedora 8 from in the first place. what is the best way to get the updates I need and setup the wireless security as well. I am using WPA2-personal and changing it is not really viable.



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Old 03-06-2008, 06:54 AM   #2
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To enable installs from local DVD you should enable your local repo. It may already be in /etc/yum.repos.d/ under another name. Just text files so open them and check. If there's none that matches create "/etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-local.repo" with something like this:
Code:
# fedora-local.repo
[fedora-local]
name=Fedora - Local Repo
baseurl=file:///Fedora
        file:///media/dvd/
        file:///media/cdrom/
        file:///media/cdrecorder/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0
and use it like 'yum --enablerepo=fedora-local install something' or 'yum --disablerepo=\* --enablerepo=fedora-local install something'.
 
  


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