Bug 130129 - Confusing instructions for installing up2date packages
Summary: Confusing instructions for installing up2date packages
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Product: Red Hat Network
Classification: Red Hat
Component: RHN/Web Site   
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Version: RHN Stable
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Mike Orazi
QA Contact: Red Hat Satellite QA List
URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/help/latest-up...
Whiteboard: US=19351
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-08-17 13:19 UTC by Chris Evich
Modified: 2008-10-16 18:48 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-16 18:48:54 UTC
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Description Chris Evich 2004-08-17 13:19:01 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.3)

Description of problem:
Step number 3 on this page could be confusing for a newbie.  It should
include a line to "cd" into the directory where the files were
downloaded.  This step is assumed and may not be performed by a
newbie, leading to errors.  I saw a knowledge base question in our
inbox relating to this problem and thought it easier to just fix the

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Go to Website at https://rhn.redhat.com/help/latest-up2date.pxt
2.Forget everything you know about Linux
3.Follow the instructions exactly

Actual Results:  RPM returns an error about not being able to find the

Expected Results:  The RPM's should have installed

Additional info:

Comment 1 Robin Norwood 2006-10-17 16:55:57 UTC
mass reassign to mmccune

Comment 2 Amy Owens 2008-10-16 18:48:54 UTC
This bug has been closed due to inactivity.  Please open a new bug with specific details if this problem is still occurring or if an enhancement is needed.

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