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Re: Apt-get equivalent in fedora



On Thu, 2005-04-28 at 11:01 +0530, Deboo Geek wrote:
> I installed yum but running yup update, just sleeps t here, nothing happens
> 
> # yum update
> Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
> Server: Fedora Core 2 - i386 - Base
> 
> Nothing happens for several minutes after this and I have to press
> Ctrl-C. yum --help also doesn't tell anything much or there is no
> verbose option either. What should I do?
> 
> I'm using a proxy, is that the problem? Where do I configure that?
> /etc/yum.conf doesn't have any such mention

It does once you've updated to yum 2.20 (see man yum.conf after
updating).

Try:
# export http_proxy=http://my.proxy:port
# yum update

(obviously, substitute the name and port number of your proxy server for
my.proxy:port)

P.S. Please don't top-post on this mailing list.

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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