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yum update in fedora 20 not working

asked 2014-03-11 08:22:15 -0600

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updated 2014-03-11 15:47:52 -0600

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[dipankar@localhost ~]$ su
Password: 
[root@localhost dipankar]# yum update
Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
adobe-linux-x86_64                                       |  951 B     00:00     
Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors/fedora-core-20 error was
14: HTTP Error 503 - Service Unavailable
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core/20
[root@localhost dipankar]#
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answered 2014-03-11 22:54:33 -0600

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Are you behind proxy server? else add http_proxy=<proxy_host>:<proxy_port>, ftp_proxy and https_proxy. Or maybe you don't have connections.

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answered 2014-03-12 02:04:42 -0600

kashyapc gravatar image

You can try a few things:

  • See if you're able to _reach_ the network at all
  • Check if your proxy settings are enabled correctly
  • Check if your 'baseurl' and 'mirrorlist' in your yum.conf are conflicting
  • See if you're able to access the mirror list via curl
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