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It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. If I'd need to do the same thing LouArnold made it work with, how and where do I "re-enter the default gateway"? Latest News Podcast Features Distros Code Apps Convert Corner Distro Picker Fedora software installation problem: 'unable to retrieve software information'Q I have installed Fedora, and all seems fine - with You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. see this here

suresh saladi replied Apr 8, 2012 Hi jalal, Please see the below yum.conf file [main] cachedir=/var/cache/yum keepcache=0 debuglevel=2 logfile=/var/log/yum.log distroverpkg=redhat-release tolerant=1 exactarch=1 obsoletes=1 gpgcheck=1 plugins=1 # Note: yum-RHN-plugin doesn't honor this. It's been declared dead a long time ago. You then have to edit the other .repo files and change any occurrences of enabled=1 to enabled=0. BIOS won't be able to find the bootloader - boot fails.

I can't see how the machine could become unbootable just by being added an additional hard drive. This could be caused by not having a network connection available." I don't really care for the updates, but the package manager says the same thing, which keeps me from installing Lou. __________________ Lou LouArnold View Public Profile Find all posts by LouArnold #2 18th July 2006, 09:00 PM markjensen Offline Registered User Join Date: Feb 2004 Location: Middle Search this Thread 10-26-2006, 06:24 AM #1 aabfm Member Registered: Jan 2006 Location: Portugal Distribution: Fedora, Ubuntu, Knoppix Posts: 63 Rep: "Unable to retrieve software information" MSG Hi, I've

It's usually tolerable to install every second release of fedora. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Home Forums Posting Rules Linux Help & Resources Fedora Set-Up Guides Fedora Magazine Ask Fedora Fedora Project Fedora Project Links The Fedora Project Get Fedora F23 Release Notes F24 Release Notes navigate here aabfm View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by aabfm 10-26-2006, 07:04 AM #2 Simon Bridge LQ Guru Registered: Oct 2003

Simon Bridge View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit Simon Bridge's homepage! Password Forgot Password? Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. So the file should have been available.

I wound up with 50 Gigs for XP and FC5 on the rest. Advise: examine the drive jumpering. The last time I did this I messed up. epo=addons..and I can get to the site with the browser.

All rights reserved. http://tubee.net/error-unable/error-unable-to-load.html People should realize that GNU/Linux distros have a rapid rollover - for fedora, it is 6-8 months to the next release. I had not been able to install GRUB on my hard drive. When I regularly get: "No updates available" I suspect that FC5 is no longer being maintained.

Well to make a long story short and to leave out the significant details whose significance is not known to me, I think I wiped out the master boot record on But I still get the same errors.

A The lack of an internet connection is the reason for these messages. The system requirements of a linux distribution are pretty constant, and depend mostly on the applications you want to use. http://tubee.net/error-unable/error-unable-to-get-smbios-gpnv-information.html regards, h3rman h3rman View Public Profile Find all posts by h3rman #7 13th May 2007, 08:25 AM dunkee8 Offline Registered User Join Date: Mar 2007 Posts: 7 I'm

My Dell Dimension 4100 came with RH7.0 on a 20 Gig hard drive. Lütfen desteklenen bir tarayıcıya geçiş yapın.KapatDosyaDüzenleGörünümAraçlarYardımErişilebilirlikHata ayıklaYeni değişiklikleri gösterErişilebilirlikSalt görüntülemeEkran okuyucu desteğini aç/kapat skip to main | skip to sidebar Network technologies by Kaiming Liao Wednesday, May 7, 2008 Fedora7:Add/Remove Software Apparently this repository didn't work, and then blocked the rest, which is something I wouldn't know how it happens, since it worked first.

When i click Add remove software this error message will be displayed.

pobbz View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by pobbz 03-25-2008, 05:51 AM #11 Simon Bridge LQ Guru Registered: Oct 2003 If you need to reset your password, click here. yum update'ing in the terminal results in " # yum update Loading "installonlyn" plugin Setting up Update Process Setting up repositories dries [1/6] macromedia [2/6] http://sluglug.ucsc.edu/macromedia/r...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: < urlopen Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: Unable to retrieve software Information Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode

That's the key here. FireFox --File --open a file--locate the DVDFrom the address shown on the address bar, I found the path to DVD.My network has a proxy server. Password Fedora This forum is for the discussion of the Fedora Project. have a peek at these guys Cloud Data Center Midsize & Enterprise Less than 100 Employees Home Office/Consumer PRODUCTS NEXT GENERATION THREAT PREVENTION SandBlast Zero-Day Protection Threat Prevention Appliances & Software Threat Intelligence Web Security DDOS Protection

I'm sure I've heard an old joke about a man who always answered a question with another question. Then add a new line reading baseurl=file:///media/disk This creates a new repository at /media/disk, where the DVD is mounted. Visit the following links: Site Howto | Site FAQ | Sitemap | Register Now If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. Because of the space in the DVD name, it gave me a lot of trouble.

After many efforts and failed experiments nothing will boot. Now the only repository that is enabled is the one for the DVD, and running Add/Remove Software should allow you to install software from the disc.

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Simon Bridge View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit Simon Bridge's homepage! Later, when I tried to add this it just keeps on giving me the "Unable to retrieve software information" message. Check your BIOS to see which drive the computer is set to boot from.