Creating a Local Fedora 11 Yum Repository

yumfedoraWe all know the importance of creating a local YUM repository on your LAN. Not only do you decrease the time it takes to download and install updates, you also decrease bandwidth usage.

This How To will show you a simple yet effective way of setting up your local Fedora YUM server and client.

TIP: Distribute your Fedora YUM configuration via your Puppet Master


Fedora 11: Leonidas – Released

Daxos: I see I was wrong to expect Sparta’s Linux commitment to at least match our own.
King Leonidas: Doesn’t it?
[points to Arcadian linux user behind Daxos]
King Leonidas: You there, what is your Distro?
Free Greek-Slackware user: I am a Slackware user… sir.
King Leonidas: [points to another linux user] And you, Arcadian, what is your Distro?
Free Greek-Debian user: Debian, sir.
King Leonidas: Debian.
[turns to a third linux user]
King Leonidas: You?
Free Greek-Ubuntu user: Ubuntu.
King Leonidas: [turns back shouting] Spartans! What is your Distro?
King Leonidas: You see, old friend? I brought a better Distro than you did.

fedoraFedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community.

Their latest release Fedora 11: Leonidas is available for download

Download Fedora 11: Leonidas