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Fedora 18 can't download Important OS Updates!

asked 2013-06-09 09:34:20 -0600

akatzbreaker gravatar image

updated 2013-06-10 04:34:19 -0600

Fedora asks to install OS Updates. I confirm and then below the Power Off option of the GNOME Shell, it says Install Updates and Restart.

I click it. It restarts, tries to install updates but suddenly it turns the computer off, and when I log back in, it says it failed to install the updates because it didn't reach the Network.

I am connected via WiFi to a Stable connection. (Also tried with an Ethernet Cable)

All the Package Updates are successfully Installed! (Weird?)

Could someone Help me updating?

Edit: I solved my Problem. I did a sudo yum update and now everything is fine! (Just for those who have the same problem!)

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If all the packages were successfully installed, what is the problem?

cg505 gravatar imagecg505 ( 2013-06-09 19:53:09 -0600 )edit

I can Install Packages! But the OS Updates need restart. The OS Updates are those that can't be installed!

akatzbreaker gravatar imageakatzbreaker ( 2013-06-10 03:38:34 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-06-10 02:56:30 -0600

anishjp gravatar image

Open a terminal and do a "yum update".

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Or report what errors this command gives you.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-06-10 03:15:49 -0600 )edit

I do yum update, and it says if I want to install 4 Packages, update 147 (is it suspicious?) and remove 2 kernel Packages (fc-17 Kernel files). I Believe it is safe, isn't it?

Should I complete the yum update?

However, when the updater pops up, I click install updates. And after a Reboot, the SAME updates need to be installed! (Weird again?)

Any help please!?!?

akatzbreaker gravatar imageakatzbreaker ( 2013-06-10 03:43:10 -0600 )edit

I think this is a known bug in package kit. Please complete the yum update transaction. That should update your system and get rid of quite a few of your issues.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-06-10 04:06:01 -0600 )edit

OK. Thanks. I will try it and post if it is solved!

akatzbreaker gravatar imageakatzbreaker ( 2013-06-10 04:12:31 -0600 )edit

Thanks it! The "Install and Restart" Disappeared and yum update says that no Packages are marked for Update! Thanks!

akatzbreaker gravatar imageakatzbreaker ( 2013-06-10 04:31:58 -0600 )edit

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