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Configuring to Fedora 17 Local Mirror of NITC

This will help you to configure your system to download packages from NITC fosscell fedora mirror.
Login as root in your system and use the following command to create a file inside the folder /etc/yum.repos.d

touch /etc/yum.repos.d/fosscellfedora

Copy and paste the folowing code into the created file using your favourite editor.

## Nitc fosscell fedora local mirror for fedora 17 and 18 
[NITCFedora-updates]
name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Updates
failovermethod=priority
baseurl=http://fosscell.nitc.ac.in/fedora/updates/$releasever/$basearch
mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=updates-released-f$releasever&arch=$basearch
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch 


[NITCFedora]
name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch
failovermethod=priority
baseurl=http://fosscell.nitc.ac.in/fedora/releases/$releasever/Everything/$basearch/os/
mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=fedora-$releasever&arch=$basearch
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch

Save the file.

Update

sudo yum install update

Now you can easily download fedora updates from NITC Fedora Local Mirror.

Reference: Fedora docs



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