unable to update software using graphical tool

Larry tb guess.who at freesurf.fr
Fri Mar 10 08:23:37 UTC 2006

Tim Lauridsen wrote:

> Larry tb wrote:
>> Hi all :)
>> Few days ago i post a bug about my problem ([Bug 183685] ), but im 
>> not sure it is really a bug :-/
>> When i try to run both graphical update software (=application/add 
>> remove software & software updater) , it returns an error message : 
>> /unable to retrieve software information/
>>If i run the both softs from a shell, i get something else : 
>>/Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: development
>>Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: development/
>>But if i use yum, it works.
>>NEVERTHELESS, i must precise that i have to use a proxy. Configuring the proxy _directly_ in yum.conf, doesn't work at all. I have to edit my .bashrc and add those two lines :
>>export http_proxy/
>>Would it be a way to add proxy information to the both graphical tools, or is there any other way to update my fc5 using graphical mode ?
>>thx !
> You can use Yum Extender aka yumex, it supports proxies, you can enter 
> a proxy server in the preferences.
> http://yumex.python-hosting.com
> Tim
thanks a lot Tim ! That's really Great !!!

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