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Help with yum and other things :p

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hello All using Fedora 11 X64 having a few issues with yum and repositories also having issues getting mp3 and avi play back working :( from what I understand I need to edit my /etc/yum.conf Ive included a copy of mine below [main] cachedir=/var/cache/yum keepcache=0 debuglevel=2 logfile=/var/log/yum.log exactarch=1 obsoletes=1 gpgcheck=1 plugins=1 installonly_limit=3 [base] name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Base baseurl=http://apt.sw.be/fedora/$releasever/en/$basearch/dag baseurl=http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/core/$releasever/$basearch/os baseurl=http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/updates/11/x86_64/os baseurl=http://129.143.116.10/Mirrors/fedora/linux/releases/11/Everything/x86_64/os/ baseurl+http://129.143.116.10/Mirrors/rpmfus...tes/11/x86_64/ Yum repolist all [root@Kenny Boss]# yum repolist all Loaded plugins: protectbase, refresh-packagekit repo id repo name status base Fedora Core 11 - x86_64 - Base enabled: 7,039 fedora Fedora 11 - x86_64 enabled: 16,577 fedora-debuginfo Fedora 11 - x86_64 - Debug disabled fedora-source Fedora 11 - Source enabled: 7,446 rawhide Fedora - Rawhide - Developmental packa disabled rawhide-debuginfo Fedora - Rawhide - Debug disabled rawhide-source Fedora - Rawhide - Source disabled updates Fedora 11 - x86_64 - Updates enabled: 7,039 updates-debuginfo Fedora 11 - x86_64 - Updates - Debug disabled updates-source Fedora 11 - Updates Source disabled updates-testing Fedora 11 - x86_64 - Test Updates disabled updates-testing-debuginfo Fedora 11 - x86_64 - Test Updates Debu disabled updates-testing-source Fedora 11 - Test Updates Source disabled repolist: 38,101 [root@Kenny Boss]# and I update by using the yum update command ? I should then be able to update Rythmbox music player and it should download the correct codec and away I go? 2ndly for some reason vi crashed while I was editing the /etc/yum.conf I now receive this message when I edit it again :( E325: ATTENTION Found a swap file by the name "/etc/.yum.conf.swp" owned by: root dated: Wed Oct 7 17:21:33 2009 file name: /etc/yum.conf modified: YES user name: root host name: Kenny.local process ID: 2590 While opening file "/etc/yum.conf" dated: Wed Oct 7 20:24:38 2009 NEWER than swap file! (1) Another program may be editing the same file. If this is the case, be careful not to end up with two different instances of the same file when making changes. Quit, or continue with caution. (2) An edit session for this file crashed. If this is the case, use ":recover" or "vim -r /etc/yum.conf" to recover the changes (see ":help recovery"). If you did this already, delete the swap file "/etc/.yum.conf.swp" to avoid this message. "/etc/yum.conf" 31L, 1209C Press ENTER or type command to continue what do I need to do to remove the file from the swap area?????? :( and lastly could someone recommend a good free book for fedora Thanks very much :) Cheers John (HowTos)