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How to fix yum [HTTP Error 404 - Not Found] - Fedora 20

asked 2014-02-26 04:55:51 -0500

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updated 2014-02-27 03:46:53 -0500

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root@localhost yum-3.4.3]# yum update
Loaded plugins: axelget, fastestmirror, langpacks, refresh-packagekit
Setting up Update Process
http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/fedora-20/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 12] Timeout on http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/fedora-20/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: (28, 'Resolving timed out after 30544 milliseconds')
Trying other mirror.
http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/fedora-20/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404 - Not Found
Trying other mirror.
google-chrome                                                                                                                                    |  951 B  00:00:00     
rpmfusion-free                                                                                                                                   | 3.3 kB  00:00:01     
rpmfusion-free-updates                                                                                                                           | 3.3 kB  00:00:00     
rpmfusion-nonfree                                                                                                                                | 3.3 kB  00:00:00     
rpmfusion-nonfree-updates                                                                                                                        | 3.3 kB  00:00:00     
updates/20/i386/metalink                                                                                                                         | 5.4 kB  00:00:00     
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: updates-newkey/20/i386

Any ideas how to fix this?

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answered 2014-02-26 05:08:36 -0500

Glenn gravatar image

updated 2014-02-26 05:09:11 -0500

Disable the spot / chromium repository temporarily.

yum --disablerepo=fedora-chromium-stable update

Disable the spot /chromium repository permanently.

sed -i 's/enabled=1/enabled=0/g' /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-chromium-stable.repo

Remove the repository entirely.

rm -f /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-chromium-stable.repo

There is no spot / chromium-stable repository for Fedora 20.

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In addition to the nonexistent chromium repository you seem to have a configuration file for a repository called "updates-newkey". That was a temporary solution for a particular old Fedora version and should not be used anymore.

jmt gravatar imagejmt ( 2014-02-27 01:53:44 -0500 )edit
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answered 2014-02-26 11:11:05 -0500

deusdara gravatar image

Hi

Fedora does not include Chromium web browser in the official repository due to problems outlined in

http://ostatic.com/blog/making-projects-easier-to-package-why-chromium-isnt-in-fedora

Tom 'spot' Callaway, Manager of the Fedora Engineering team at Red Hat is working with Google to fix the problems in Chromium so that it can be made available in the official repository. He also maintains his own test packages of Chromium

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Chromium

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