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Re: Bug or "Feature" Can not package manager gui with non-connected box



At 08:42 PM 4/11/2006, you wrote:
On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 20:34 -0700, Harry Smith wrote:
> At 08:00 PM 4/11/2006, you wrote:
> >On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 19:29 -0700, Harry Smith wrote:
> > > I am setting up a system in an area where I can not connect to the
> > > Internet.  I chose a minimal install from the GUI, i.e. don't make it
> > > any of the pre-defined options.  I was planning to return after the
> > > install and add the packages I needed.
> > >
> > > The install finished,  when I tried to add packages it failed
> > > immediately.    I can add the rpms manually.
> > >
> > > So is this a bug or feature in FC 5.
> > >
> > > Harry Smith
> >
> >http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bugs/FC5Common
> >
> >Rahul
>
> Rahul:  I looked that the Bugs before I sent the message.  I didn't
> see any bugs that I thought  related.  Can you tell me the bug number.

Quoting from the above link.

"hjttp://katzj.livejournal.com/380795.html - Pirut does not support
installing packages from media out of the box. This is a planned
feature. Look at http://www.city-fan.org/tips/YumRepoFromImages for a
way to do this currently."

Rahul

After reading the link, I now understand that Pirut (not sure how I would have know this ) is the name of the GUI front end for yum.

While it have been planned, it does and will cause a lot of problems for people on isolated networks. I think this should be highlighted in the Wiki.


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