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On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 01:06:25PM +0200, Pasha wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 12:32, mfr100 libero it wrote:
> > I am quite new to Linux and I would like to update X-Window using RPMs that I downloaded from Fedora Core web site.
> > I have saved them in one local folder and when I try to run rpm command I have dependency errors.
> > 
> > Where can I find instructions for update X-Window?
> > Or is it possible to make so that Yum use a local directory instead of the Internet?
> 
> You can use yum-arch command to create a repository from a local dir.
> Then use file:/// URL in /etc/yum.conf to point to that repository. Look
> at man for yum-arch and yum.conf to get the details.
> 
I would just use yum to do the whole job. Search for an application
called yummy which when installed will fine a good yum repository for
you and install it in yum.conf. Then yum update will do everything for
you.
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