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Re: How can one turn off automatic updates on F10?



On Friday 05 December 2008 02:47:03 Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 04 December 2008, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> >On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Paul Smith <phhs80 gmail com> wrote:
> >> Dear All,
> >>
> >> How can one turn off automatic updates on F10?
> >

yum remove PackageKIt. Then you have to handle updates yourself.


> However, there is 3 things we need to bz about the installer.
>
> 1. It did NOT setup a root account at all,  and

Did for me and I've just done an install. Just can't login to the roo account 
using the GUI.
>
>
> 3. It also did not setup a working non-dhcp network, it didn't even ask me
> about networking.  When I looked at ifcfg-eth0, the ONBOOT=no was still
> there, even after I'd run system-config-network to set all the local
> addresses it needs to work here.

Use the askmethod parameter to the anaconda boot. It will then ask you for the 
static IP info and NetworkManager will set it.


Tony
>
> So there are 3 separate "should have done its" right there.
>
> I haven't tried to do anything fauncy as its an 8 year old box with a $13
> ati rage based video card. And not fancy enough to do that stuff anyway. 
> But other than the above, everything I ran, ran slow but well.
>
> --
> Cheers, Gene
> "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
>  soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
> -Ed Howdershelt (Author)
> Give your child mental blocks for Christmas.



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