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Re: Add/Remove programs



Am Do, den 20.05.2004 schrieb Douglas Furlong um 16:18:
> On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 15:01, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> > Am Do, den 20.05.2004 schrieb venkata ramana um 15:04:
> > 
> > >       I have installed fedora core2 from network using an ftp server.
> > > Now if I want to add a package using add/remove programs it is asking
> > > me to insert CDs. Is there a way to specify the location from which
> > > add/remove program fetches the rpm files. If it can install the rpm
> > > packages directly from network life will become easy for me.
> > 
> > > ramana.
> > 
> > man yum
> > man up2date
> Being able to use the Add/Remove application for this would be
> advantageous.
> 
> It provides a nice and easy gui to be able to read descriptions of
> applications. For people like my farther, I could tell him to look in
> there if he's trying to install some thing, and then have the ISO's on
> my file server. It would make things much simpler for the two of us.
> 
> It seems a tad strange that there isn't an easier way of pointing it to
> a local repo.

$ system-install-packages --help
Usage: /usr/share/system-config-packages/SinglePackageWindow.py [--help]
[--tree=PATH] [--isodir=PATH]
               ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
I think this what you are looking for.

Christoph



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