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Re: applet errors with mirror, up2date correct



Am Fr, den 07.05.2004 schrieb A.J. Bonnema um 06:39:

> While up2date works fine with FC1, the applet, that's supposed to warn 
> me of updates (and it did when I used the central repository) has 
> stopped warning when I started using a mirror. It always has the green 
> "OK"-button and when I open it, it shows a bit of "critical information" 
> as follows:
> 
> "
> The applet has been unable to access the following information sources 
> in its last attempts: nluug-fedora-core-1 @ 
> ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/os/Linux/distr/fedora/1/i386/os, 
> nluug-fedora-updates-released @ 
> ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/os/Linux/distr/fedora/updates/1/i386
> "
> <Typed this, because cut/paste from the RHN alert notification tool 
> doesn't work (?)>
> 
> However, subsequently running up2date shows all updates and I can update 
> all correctly.
> 
> Does anyone have a clue what might be wrong?
> 
> Guus.

Its a known limitation of the applet, to not work with FTP resources. So
change the up2date source to the HTTP server

http://ftp.nluug.nl/ftp/pub/os/Linux/distr/fedora/

Alexander


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