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Error: generic-release conflicts with fedora-release-20-1.noarch

asked 2014-01-13 10:06:49 -0500

gustavokrm gravatar image

I can't seem to update Fedora because of this error. Does anyone know what can be done to solve this?

Here's some output:

--> Processando dependĂȘncia: system-release >= 21 para o pacote: rpmfusion-free-release-21-0.1.noarch --> Processando conflito: generic-release-20-2.noarch conflita com fedora-release Error: generic-release conflicts with fedora-release-20-1.noarch

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answered 2014-01-13 20:54:58 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

Why do you have the generic-release package installed? It's meant to replace the fedora-release package if you cannot use fedora for some reason:

[asinha@ankur-laptop  ~]$ sudo dnf info generic-release
Available Packages
Name        : generic-release
Arch        : noarch
Epoch       : 0
Version     : 20
Release     : 2
Size        : 30 k
Repo        : updates
Summary     : Generic release files
Licence     : GPLv2
Description : Generic release files such as yum configs and various /etc/ files that
            : define the release. This package explicitly is a replacement for the
            : trademarked release package, if you are unable for any reason to abide by the
            : trademark restrictions on that release package.

[asinha@ankur-laptop  ~]$

Remove the generic-release package and you should be fine.

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I don't even have it installed, believe it or not. Turns out I realised my installation was kind of broken, so I reinstalled Fedora and now it's ok :D

gustavokrm gravatar imagegustavokrm ( 2014-01-14 01:08:38 -0500 )edit
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answered 2014-02-18 10:12:59 -0500

leif81 gravatar image

It looks like a conflict with the RPM Fusion repository. To temporarily bypass it try:

yum update --disablerepo=rpmfusion*

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