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yum fails with error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have Fedora 12 (kernel 2.6.31.12-174.2.3.fc12.i686) installed on my machine. This was a new install, not an upgrade from 11. I am getting the following error when I try to use yum (such as yum update): Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linu...rors-freshrpms error was 14: HTTP Error 404 : http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linu...rors-freshrpms Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: freshrpms. Please verify its path and try again When I go to the website mentioned, I see that there is no linux/12/ directory. Is there another website I should be pointing to? Or more generally, how do I fix this? I read another thread relating to a problem with the metadata and tried the fixes suggested (yum clean and yum -y remove yum-fastestmirror). There was only limited improvement with this. I am new to Linux so I'm not sure what else would be helpful here. I did do the yum repolist command and here is what it told me: yum repolist Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linu...rors-freshrpms error was 14: HTTP Error 404 : http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linu...rors-freshrpms repo id repo name status fedora Fedora 12 - i386 enabled: 15,366 freshrpms Fedora Core 12 - i386 - Freshrpms enabled: 0 livna rpm.livna.org for 12 - i386 enabled: 0 rpmfusion-free RPM Fusion for Fedora 12 - Free enabled: 0 rpmfusion-free-updates RPM Fusion for Fedora 12 - Free - Upda enabled: 0 rpmfusion-nonfree RPM Fusion for Fedora 12 - Nonfree enabled: 0 rpmfusion-nonfree-updates RPM Fusion for Fedora 12 - Nonfree - U enabled: 0 updates Fedora 12 - i386 - Updates enabled: 0 repolist: 15,366 Thanks for any help you can give me. (HowTos)