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Old 08-23-2007, 02:04 PM   #1
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HowTo install rpms from CD

I've recently migrated to Fedora 7, installed from the Live CD, transfered to my hard drive.

I also downloaded the DVD-i386.iso (2.8GB), which by the way, didn't want to install from. I've copied the whole 2GB CD to a directroy on my hard drive.

I've got three questions:
1) I would like to install new software with the Package Manager, but before downloading from the Internet, it must first check whether its on the DVD (the directory).

2) How do I configure yum to do the same - first check local repository, then download.

The structure of the directory is exactly that of the DVD
... and some files

3) Is there a gui-yum?

Old 08-24-2007, 07:39 AM   #2
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Point your favorite browser at, and search for "yum sources" without quotes. You will turn up articles on setting up yum repositories. Perhaps one of them answers the question about checking the cd/dvd first.


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