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yum update failure: Cannot retrieve repository metadata

Tweet Sometimes, using “yum update”, the process fails with an error message similar to::

You could hack your yum repository in /etc/yum.repo.d but the best solution is simply to use the yum option “–disablerep o”:

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Fedora 15: post installation

Tweet Once in a while I install a fresh version of Fedora (or ubuntu). Of course, the installation process provides most of the basic tools (browser, editor…) but you miss you favorite ones. Each time, you need to repeat some … Continue reading

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Fedora yum update fails

Tweet Sometimes, when you want to update your Fedora packages with : yum update the process fails with an error message similar to: Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: rpmfusion-free-updates. Please verify its path and try again The … Continue reading

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