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asked 2012-11-06 22:31:32 -0500

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updated 2012-11-07 06:09:13 -0500

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Im having a problem with yum.

I input yum update and it outputs

yum update
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * fedora:
 * rpmfusion-free:
 * rpmfusion-free-updates:
 * rpmfusion-nonfree:
 * rpmfusion-nonfree-updates:
 * updates: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404 - Not Found :
Trying other mirror. [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404 - Not Found :
Trying other mirror. [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404 - Not Found :
Trying other mirror.
Error: failure: repodata/repomd.xml from SJDSoft-free-fedora: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
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answered 2012-11-07 06:40:11 -0500

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updated 2012-11-07 06:57:17 -0500

the problem is sjdsoft repo is not available...

Options 1:

follow this step :

  1. sudo yum clean all
  2. sudo yum --disablerepo=SJDSoft-free-fedora,SJDSoft-nonfree-fedora update

    this command disable that repo an you can update without problem, you can substitute update with another command you would like to execute.

Options 2:

delete the repo with problem :

your repo are stored in /etc/yum.repos.d you have to be root to perform this action an navigate to this directory with the cd command in terminal...

  1. mv SJDSoft-fedora.repo SJDSoft-fedora.repo.backup
  2. sudo yum clean all
  3. sudo yum update

P.D : @davidva i'm not agree with him because that not is the problem and delete these package doesn't help to much yum-fastestmirror yum-plugin-fastestmirror

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yes @davidva i told you because i test this solution in my own box with the same problem that OP said...

hhlp gravatar imagehhlp ( 2012-11-07 10:52:07 -0500 )edit

answered 2012-11-07 14:55:42 -0500

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Do you have the final f17 relese rpm installed?

rpm -qa fedora*

Rebuild the database : rpmdb --rebuilddb

su - yum clean all rpm --rebuild yum update

install the yum-utils

yum info yum-utils

OR :

Go to /usr/lib/yum-plugins/ directory and list that package and remove that yum plugin that causing yum to be broken by using rm command.


rm axelget.pyc

rm: remove regular file’? yes rm: remove regular fileaxelget.pyc’? yes

ls fastestmirror.pyo langpacks.pyc presto.pyo refresh-packagekit.pyc fastestmirror.pyc langpacks.pyo presto.pyc refresh-packagekit.pyo

cd –

yum reinstall lokalize

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It is bad practice to remove system files outside of the package manager, as suggested in this answer. Additionally, the solution proposed in the answer is not actually relevant to the problem at hand. The OP's posting does not indicate anything other than an uncommunicative repo.

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2012-11-11 14:43:09 -0500 )edit

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