Bug 189224 - Unable to Install additional software from Package Manager
Summary: Unable to Install additional software from Package Manager
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut
Version: 5
Hardware: i586
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-04-18 14:28 UTC by Telikicherla Tarakanath
Modified: 2008-08-02 23:40 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-11 22:12:37 UTC

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Description Telikicherla Tarakanath 2006-04-18 14:28:13 UTC
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
software information"

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login into root user
2. Naviage to Applications > Add/Remove Software
Actual results:

Error dialog box appears with information "Unable to retrieve software information"

Expected results:

A list of Packages installed in the system have to be displayed

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-04-18 15:20:53 UTC
Do you have a network connection?

Comment 2 Telikicherla Tarakanath 2006-04-19 04:31:11 UTC
I have got a DHCP configured and I can access the internet as well.

Comment 3 Telikicherla Tarakanath 2006-04-19 09:23:28 UTC
Could you tell any check list I can follow before I can try updating the software ?

Comment 4 Telikicherla Tarakanath 2006-04-19 09:25:54 UTC
Could you tell me if there is anything I have to see or check before I can try
updating the software ?

Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2006-09-11 22:12:37 UTC
This should be improved for FC6

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