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Feb 26, 2004, 07:00 (8 Talkback[s])
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"Yum is one of the update tools that come with Fedora Linux and is becoming very popular because of its easiness of use and setup. In this article, I'll going to show how to setup a local repository based on a simple shell script that uses wget to download the packages from Internet.

"This is useful since we don't want every Linux client that needs to update connecting to outside resulting in more bandwidth consumption and less update speed. If you want to see another example of repository building, check Hal's article, it shows how to make a mirror with rsync program..."

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