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DNF does not work properly after Fedora 25 upgrade from 24

asked 2016-11-27 07:03:43 -0500

neisor gravatar image

updated 2016-11-27 15:02:10 -0500


I recently updated from Fedora 24 Workstation to Fedora 25 Workstation via Gnome Software Center. Everything was downloaded, loaded and installed correctly. The only thing that I am having an issue with is my terminal and specifically DNF commands. Whatever I try to do, be it sudo dnf install whatever, sudo dnf update, or whatever else, it does not work. It asks then for my root password but then after I type it in and press Enter, it does not do anything. Previously, on Fedora 24 it worked like a charm.

Screenshot from the terminal window: image description Then it rests like this and does nothing.

Any suggestions, please? Thank you.

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answered 2016-11-27 08:01:11 -0500

thingummybob gravatar image

updated 2016-11-27 08:02:31 -0500

Don't know how helpful this might be, but please take a read through this Fedora documentation regarding upgrading, and perhaps try to follow their suggested steps regarding cleanup afterwards. I'm no kind of expert in Fedora (or anything else ;0)) but it could be some temp file left lying around, or perhaps some of the old rpm files?

You could try to do this using a different terminal like vim - which should be installed by default. Or download one via software manager, and run the commands?

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The "sudo dnf clean all" command fixed my issue. (This command was written in the provided wiki.) Thank you very much!

neisor gravatar imageneisor ( 2016-11-27 15:21:28 -0500 )edit

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