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Why cannot I update Fedora?

asked 2015-06-29 05:51:50 -0500

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I'm from Mexico and I've moved to France for the summer. Since I arrived at this country I cannot update my Fedora. What can I do? I've searched on the web but I have found nothing. I really appreciate your support.

Cheers, Francois :):

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Can you elaborate a bit more, can you ping to mirrors? what version of Fedora are you running? what errors do you get

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2015-06-29 11:33:51 -0500 )edit

Hi, Fedora 21 [Kernel=4.0.4-202.fc21.x86_64] is the version running on my laptop. I cannot neither update the OS nor install any package/software since my arrival to France. After making yum update/install , I got something like that: [Francois@ATHENA ~]$ sudo yum update [sudo] password for Francois: Loaded plugins: langpacks : [Errno 12] Timeout on : (28, 'Connection timed out after 30000 milliseconds') Trying other mirror. That is repeated several times...

AstroFrancois gravatar imageAstroFrancois ( 2015-06-30 11:50:24 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-06-30 12:28:07 -0500

AstroFrancois gravatar image

Probleme solved...woohoo. I edited etc/yum.conf by adding the following three lines:




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So you were behind a proxy server that required authentication? That should have resulted in a total loss of internet connection...?!

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2015-06-30 13:31:31 -0500 )edit

I really don't know what was happening with Fedora repos. Neither using wifi at home nor wire connection in the institute were I am working it was not able to update/install anything. Now everything is working right!!!

AstroFrancois gravatar imageAstroFrancois ( 2015-07-01 02:45:21 -0500 )edit

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