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    Internal system error has occurred "Yum"

    Hello,

    I was wondering if someone could help me get rid of the following error I've been receiving from Yum. I'm fairly new to Fedora and have no idea what steps I should take in troubleshooting this issue.


    The following message appears when Add/Remove Software is launched. It also pops up periodically in the notification window.

    could not do simulate: Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py", line 3270, in __init__
    self.repos.confirm_func = self._repo_gpg_confirm
    File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 823, in <lambda>
    repos = property(fget=lambda self: self._getRepos(),
    File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 551, in _getRepos
    prerepoconf = self.prerepoconf
    AttributeError: 'PackageKitYumBase' object has no attribute 'prerepoconf'


    Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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    Re: Internal system error has occurred "Yum"

    Can you try in a terminal as root

    Code:
    yum clean all
    yum update
    If you still get errors, please post the output here.

    If it successfully updates, then try again to install software through the GUI.

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