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Old 03-27-2006, 08:31 AM   #1
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Fedora Core 5 Add/ Remove Software Help

Hi all,
I installed fc5 on my acer aspire and everything works just fine.
When I try to Add/ Remove software the message 'unable to retrieve software information' appears.
Could someone help me?

Thanks in advance
Old 03-28-2006, 01:03 AM   #2
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Good Day

How are you setup to retrieve software,do you connect to the web?,or do you upgrade/update from CD??

Fedora uses a package manager called YUM,it retrieves packages from the internet so you would need to be online for this to happen,all settings are in the /etc/yum/yum.conf file

Old 03-28-2006, 02:43 AM   #3
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I tried using cd
and does not work...
thnaks in advance

another question, I've got the same problem using kickstar, it does not run. Any idea?



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