Re: Howto install application from CD
Actually, once Fedora is installed, you should install applications from the online repos instead of the install CD.
They have changed the URL for the online repos, but they are still available. No NEW updates are being put into them, but all of the updates that were there when F17 went end of life are still in there.
You do need to change your /etc/yum.repos.d files to point to the archive repo.
comment out the mirrorlist line
uncomment the baseurl line, but change it to:
(It pretty much is just inserting the /archive directory into the existing url.
Do the same thing for the updates repo.
comment out the mirrorlist url line
uncomment the baseurl line and change to:
You should then be able to install/update packages from the online repo.
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Last edited by DBelton; 10th February 2017 at 05:48 PM.
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