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Old 03-25-2007, 05:47 AM   #1
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Firefox 2.0 and Yum for RHEL5


Where can i find the Yum installer and firefox 2.0 installer for my RHEL 5 server i386? I have looked for the rpm and am unable to find one.
 
Old 03-25-2007, 08:20 AM   #2
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Yum is installed by default, GUI interfaces for yum are not.

$ rpm -qa 'yum*' | sort
yum-3.0.1-5.el5
yum-metadata-parser-1.0-8.fc6
yum-rhn-plugin-0.4.3-1.el5
yum-updatesd-3.0.1-5.el5

Open an xterm session and try the following;

/usr/bin/yum -c 'check-update'

You might need to register at least one system in RHN for yum to work.

Firefox2 for RHEL5 is not an option for a number of reasons. This however is not a big issue or much of a problem. Download the firefox-2.0.0.3-1.fc7 rpm package from Fedora Development along with the fedora-bookmarks-6-2 rpm package and install both at the same time;

rpm -Uvh firefox*.rpm fedora*.rpm

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