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Re: Fwd: Software on Instalation CD



On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 22:47 +0100, Vladimir Kovacevic wrote:
> No, still no answer. Is there someone who normally extracted programs 
> from F8 instalation DVD after instalation?
> Isn't this a preeeety large bug for a system like Fedora??? Or I'm doing 
> something wrong?
> 
> 
> V. S. Constantine wrote:
> 
> >Hi,
> >After installing Fedora8 i386 how can I acces aditional programs on 
> >instalation DVD?
> >I tried without success:
> >* Butting again from instalation DVD and go to System update, but there 
> >is no option to add aditional software.
> >* From: Applications -> Add/Remove Software but than I get "Retrieving 
> >software information" window which stays like
> >that for a large period of time. Even with existance of Internet 
> >connection I receive Unhandled exeption...
> >
> >Is this some kind of a bug, and is there a solution?

  
Install from CD


su -
folowed by the root password
enter the command for your favorite editor on the command line followed
by an & to start it in a separate session.  Type the following lines
between the asterisks.
*************************************************************************
[fedora-disk]
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora
file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY
name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch
baseurl=file:///cdrom
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
*************************************************************************
Use the editors "save as" function to save what was typed to a file
named 
/etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.disk.repo
 
Put the fedora disk in the drive.  If the automount window comes up on
your desktop click on the 
"do nothing" option.
 
In the terminal session enter the command string
 
mkdir  /cdrom;mount  /dev/cdrom  /cdrom
 
All the packages on the CD will then be accessible with yum, yumex,
package updater or kyum.
 

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