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Easy upgrade to Fedora 19

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A new Fedora release came out early this month and I eventually decided to perform the upgrade from Fedora 18. Since I had bad experiences in the past with the older PreUpgrade GUI and I didn’t have the time to play with the new FedUP tool, I decided to

Create a yum repository with custom GPG-signed RPM packages

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If you want to distribute RPMs to multiple machines that use yum (e.g. Red Hat / CentOS, Fedora) it is easier to create your own yum repository and populate it with packages. You can include any rpm you want provided that the package license allows distribution (I initially wanted

Create a RHEL/CentOS local yum repo from the OS disk

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Creating a local yum repository from the OS installer disk(s) (CD/DVD) can be useful in many situations where the machine doesn’t have Internet access to install additional packages. While the installer disk can still be used after the initial OS installation, it is more convenient to use a local

Upgrade Fedora 12 to Fedora 13 using YUM

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Fedora 13 is due in less than 2 weeks (as of today) but I decided not to wait any longer and upgrade my existing Fedora 12  x86_64 installation. The following describes what you need to do to upgrade to Fedora 13 using yum. First, you need to upgrade these