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How can I update

asked 2013-01-31 01:33:19 +0000

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updated 2013-01-31 10:16:38 +0000

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[user@adhoc ~]$ sudo yum update
Error: Cannot retrieve metalink for repository: fedora/18/x86_64. Please verify its path and try again
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I had that same issue yesterday while trying to do some localinstall's of an RPM. So; it's not just you. No real solution though, I ended up installing the RPM file using Nautilus and the next time I ran YUM I didn't get any repo-related errors.

fergatron ( 2013-02-01 14:59:08 +0000 )edit

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answered 2013-01-31 02:36:11 +0000

I actually think the fedora mirror is down right now. download.fedoraproject.org throws a 503 error for me.

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Since the question and answer have come up just in the last hour, this must be it. (I'd upvote if I could -- not enough rep.)

benjaminoakes ( 2013-01-31 03:13:59 +0000 )edit
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answered 2013-01-31 02:52:07 +0000

can't believe that. I just tried fedora 17 some weeks ago now, and stopped when the update servers went down... now I am trying with fedora 18 and the servers also went down.... maybe it's my fault... if so, sorry to all of you guys

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Asked: 2013-01-31 01:33:19 +0000

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Last updated: Jan 31 '13