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I am getting the below error while installing gcc for fedora

asked 2014-05-28 01:53:06 -0600

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[root@PTES-28 ~]#  yum update glibc
Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again
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Or you could get this rpm off the rpmfind repositories: here

abadrinath gravatar imageabadrinath ( 2014-05-28 04:01:06 -0600 )edit
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Does yum work at all? It looks like yum can't connect to the fedora repository. Try "yum repoinfo Fedora" and post the details.

shured gravatar imageshured ( 2014-06-15 03:24:58 -0600 )edit

There is no need to use rpmfind. Please use the official Fedora repositories.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2014-06-15 03:34:02 -0600 )edit
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Just pointing out that that isn't the command to install gcc. The command would be sudo yum install gcc. glibc is a different package.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2014-06-15 03:35:49 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-05-28 03:07:56 -0600

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If you haven't done a yum udpate yet after install, please do yum clean all , yum update

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