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Is there somewhere I can get all Fedora 17 packages, preferably the latest?

asked 2014-11-17 13:59:45 -0600

updated 2014-11-17 16:31:11 -0600

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

I want to play around with Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle) is there any way to get my hands on all the packages, and security updates(preferably the latest), for this unsupported, EOL, distro?

The computer I would use it on is 32 bit. Old bastard.

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My answer showed up right away because I'm a moderator. The other one hadn't been moderated yet, but has by now.

sideburns gravatar imagesideburns ( 2014-11-17 15:44:53 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-11-17 15:11:18 -0600

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The old versions are archived here. What you have to do is: - Download the iso - Download all updates

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@mclmmc Thanks, I found this, which provides the urls for yum to use that. Here:http://httpd_run_stickshiftforums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?p=1713539

somethingSomething gravatar imagesomethingSomething ( 2014-11-17 15:46:49 -0600 )edit

you're right, isn't needed download the updates and you're lucky you can even add RPMFusion.

but, just out of curiosity, why not use the current version?

mclmmc gravatar imagemclmmc ( 2014-11-17 16:59:46 -0600 )edit

@mclmmc It's kinda personal.

somethingSomething gravatar imagesomethingSomething ( 2014-11-17 18:32:45 -0600 )edit
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answered 2014-11-17 14:46:05 -0600

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There's an unofficial Fedora forum at http://fedoraforum.org that has a board dedicated to older versions. I'm sure that somebody there will know where you can get what you need. Just remember that there have been no updates including for security since it reached EOL.

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