Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 189224
Unable to Install additional software from Package Manager
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:32 EDT
Description of problem:
I have installed FC5 with only some basic installation and wanted to Install
some more packages after the installation was complete. I tried to install by
using Add/Remove Software from the Applications menu. After the Package Manager
application opens, a dialog box opens which says "Retrieving Software
Information". After some time I get an error which says "Unable to retrive
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login into root user
2. Naviage to Applications > Add/Remove Software
Error dialog box appears with information "Unable to retrieve software information"
A list of Packages installed in the system have to be displayed
Do you have a network connection?
I have got a DHCP configured and I can access the internet as well.
Could you tell any check list I can follow before I can try updating the software ?
Could you tell me if there is anything I have to see or check before I can try
updating the software ?
This should be improved for FC6