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Re: Package manager Error - FC5



On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 22:24 -0500, Jim Cornette wrote:
> AdabalaP schneider com wrote:
> > Yes, I am trying to use the "Add/Remove Software" immediately after FC5
> > install. I actually want to install additional software from the CD.
> > 
> > Thank you.
> 
> The program does not handle installing from the CD yet. It is based on 
> yum nd yum is designed to use repositories that are Internet bound in 
> most cases, unless you created local repositories.
> 
> Depending on your familiarity with yum, creating repositories locally, 
> you might need to become familiar with how to set up a local repo if you 
> have no Internet connection you can use.

Here's a quick HOWTO:
http://www.city-fan.org/tips/YumRepoFromImages

This will pull packages from your local repo if they are the latest
ones, but if there are later ones in the updates-released repo, it'll
get those instead (from the Internet).

Paul.


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