Fixing small FC6

David Timms dtimms at
Wed Jun 13 08:53:39 UTC 2007

Karl Larsen wrote:
> Hi Gang,
>    I had 2 of the 5 CD-Roms D/L for FC6 and set this system I'm now 
> using up. I like how it works, but it lacks many applications I will 
> want. So right now I'm D/L the rest of the FC6 CD-Rom's and want to wind 
> up with a large FC6 system. My plan will be to load ALL from the six disks.
>    There are several ways to do this. I expect the best is to Upgrade 
> the current FC6 with a new one that puts all the stuff in. What is the 
> problem(s) with doing this? I know you DO NOT format the disk and not 
> sure what the loader will do when it sees that a RPM has already been 
> installed.
yum localinstall /media/"mount name"/Fedora/RPMS/*.rpm

Remember, you would get all the language stuff that you may not be 
interested in, as well as a heap of -devel packages.

>    Is there somewhere I can read about this?

Once you make your repo use your CDrom {or easier iso images}, then the 
standard pirut tools can be used to install software found on the CD's.


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