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I get below error when runing system update (reboot computer and install updates)

asked 2015-01-17 16:12:18 -0500

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updated 2015-01-17 17:02:50 -0500

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The offline update failed in an unexpected way. Detailed errors from the package manager follow:

Curl error: Couldn't resolve host name for [Could not resolve host:]

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answered 2015-01-22 15:26:38 -0500

I bet you, like me, use Insync. It's Insync fault, some kind of problem with the repo key prevent Software to complete its work. I disable it and enable it only from time to time to check if there is any update.

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I know its late. I just want to thank you for this advice. This is the only way I could get this work.

qwest1914 gravatar imageqwest1914 ( 2015-09-02 20:50:45 -0500 )edit

answered 2015-01-17 20:38:01 -0500

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I've also come across errors when following the logout and reboot method. If you're still having issues when trying again, go ahead and open up a terminal.

Hit Alt-F2 then type gnome-terminal. In the terminal window type 'sudo yum update and hit enter'.

If there are still errors, your get much more troubleshooting details that you can use yourself or bring here to get more help

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Thanks - worked for me.

NettSite gravatar imageNettSite ( 2015-02-07 06:40:55 -0500 )edit

answered 2015-01-17 19:12:19 -0500

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Welcome to ask.fedora. These things happen, once in a while, and most of the time it's not at your end. I just checked: nslookup returns several answers and ping works. It was probably just a temporary network glitch. Try again, and if you still can't resolve it, talk to your ISP.

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