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Re: Updates



On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 13:30 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> max wrote:
> > Karl Larsen wrote:
> >> Ed Greshko wrote:
> >>> Karl Larsen wrote:
> >>>>    All this is now of no sense. I have booted F7 which is being 
> >>>> updated as I type, and seems to have none of the Pulseaudio 
> >>>> problems. I give up with F8 and think the repo's have a problem 
> >>>> since I can find nothing on my F8. So rather than hit my head on a 
> >>>> hard rock I come back to a version that just works.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> Use some logical deduction and common sense.
> >>>
> >>> If the repos have a problem, and everyone uses the same repos, then 
> >>> everyone would have the same problems.
> >>>
> >>> Since everyone doesn't have the problems the fault lies not with the 
> >>> repos but elsewhere.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>    Good argument IF others have had no problem. It appears all I can 
> >> do since MY F8 is broken I need to reload it again. Does that make 
> >> sense to you?
> >>
> > Not if you want to learn anything. That reload mentality teaches you 
> > nothing. Now if its a critical server or something and time is of the 
> > essence then by all means blow the harddrive away and reinstall but if 
> > its just a question of a slight inconvenience to you then I'd try and 
> > fix it.
> >
> > -Max
> >
>     It is a MAJOR problem. I can't load VLC and I might as well go to 
> Windows if that is not working. Look back today and you will see the 
> problem. Yum is updating files NOT on my F8!!!!
> 
>     Can't yum vlc at all.

Try: yum --enablerepo livna install vlc
Since everyone else seems to have gotten it there, and it's not usually
on by default. So, you have to tell yum to enable the livna repo, just
for this time, and get the package from there. That might be the source
of your frustration. Good Night and Good Luck, Ric

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