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Re: yum losing it´s flavour?



On 9/23/06, anthony baldwin <anthonybaldwin optonline net> wrote:
Arthur Pemberton wrote:

> On 9/23/06, anthony baldwin <anthonybaldwin optonline net> wrote:
>
>>  I have to say...within the past week I have attempted several fresh
>> installs of FC5,
>> and everytime I run a yum update on anything, something breaks.
>> What the heck is going on?
>>
>> I ha installed FC5 on the 80gb drive I had that just bought the farm in,
>> hmmmm, July.
>> I had updated everything, and the system was all happy and smiley until
>> the hdd went last week.
>> But now, suddenlym I can´t install and update FC5 without breaking
>> stuff...
>> I DLing Kubuntu right now...
>> My work and my business  (document translation) depend on my computer,
>> and this crap is costing
>> me time, sleep, and money.
>>
>> I´ve been using RH or FC since RH7.1, and I´ve never had so much trouble
>> just getting a system up and running.
>>
>> I don´t know...I still have some FC3 discs here, but I don´t want to go
>> backwards.
>> I don´t want to install FC5 and not be able to update stuff, even.  I
>> like everything up to date.
>> I´m getting headaches with all of this...
>> Sounds like more of a rant than a support request or anything valid,
>> hein?
>> I have been all gushy and lovey about FC and RH for years...Suddenly, I
>> don´t know.
>> I mean, I´m not doing anything different than I have for the past
>> several years...but I´m not
>> getting the same happy results I´m used to getting.
>>
>> tony
>
>
>
> Why not download a respin and update that...lot less work.


What´s a respin?

ISOs of fedora (or any distro) that contain a bunch of the updates
already in it, so you don't have to dload them seperately all over.

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Fedora Core 5 and proud


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