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#1 sat2050

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Posted 25 August 2004 - 03:32 AM

can neone help me how can i configure my system config packages so tht it retrieves rpms from a ftp sever and not demand me for a cd to insert

#2 martouf

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Posted 25 August 2004 - 04:03 AM

since you say "additional package" in the thread title, I'll guess you've
already got a working Fedora system but are adding a few more packages. yes?

[tt][size:3]Package files for install, upgrade and query operations may be specified
as an _ftp_ or _http_ style URL:

ftp://USER:PASSWORD@HOST:PORT/path/to/package.rpm

If the :PASSWORD portion is omitted, the password will be prompted for
(once per user/hostname pair). If both the user and password are omitted,
anonymous ftp is used. In all cases, passive (PASV) ftp transfers are
performed.
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example: rpm ftp://hostname.example.com/redhat/i386/packagename.rpm

hope this helps.





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