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Old 28th November 2007, 09:52 AM
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Software update error

Hi

Following a power failure during an update procedure, I rebooted my fc8 system and now it won't do updates. I get the following error:-

SYSTEM IS NOT RECEIVING UPDATES
Your system is currently not receiving software updates. Please check your network connection and/or set up software updates
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My network connection seems fine as I can use the internet directly from that machine or connect to the mail and webservers hosted on that machine from a remote pc.

I have tried manually to run software updater but it will not connect.

Any suggestions please

Many Thanks

Schmitt
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Old 28th November 2007, 09:57 AM
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first of all do this in Terminal
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yum clean all
login as root
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Old 28th November 2007, 10:17 AM
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Ok, completed yum clean all and then tried a software update with no success.
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Old 28th November 2007, 10:34 AM
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Sorry, a little premature there, it just took quite a while for it to complete but has now successfully completed.

Thanks for your help
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Old 28th November 2007, 11:13 AM
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glad it helped .sometimes these things take a bit longer to complete its task
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