[CentOS] CentOS 5 Beta - Yum Updates?

Tony Molloy tony.molloy at ul.ie
Wed Mar 21 14:09:15 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 21 March 2007, Styma, Robert E (Robert) wrote:
> I am new to CentOS.  I mostly use
> Fedora Core.  I installed the CentOS 5 Beta
> on a test machine from the DVD.  I configured
> it with both KDE and Gnome.  I am using
> the default YUM configurtion which loaded
> with the DVD.
> Unlike FC7T2, CentOS 5 Beta does not seem to pick
> up Yum updates.  Is this by design or do I
> need to add repos to my /etc/yum.repos.d?

Of course it does just like Fedora. 

   #cd /etc/yum.repos.d

Edit Centos-base.repo and enable any repos you want.

Unlike Fedora all the main repos are in this file.

Then  #yun update

That's it.

Currently there's only 2 updates available from my mirror.


> Thanks for any suggestions
> Bob Styma
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Tony Molloy.

System Manager.
Dept. of Comp. Sci.
University of Limerick

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