[Novalug] F16; eml, delta files, keep pkgs
greg at pryzby.org
Mon Mar 5 19:13:24 EST 2012
On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 6:47 PM, Walt Smith <waltechmail at yahoo.com> wrote:
> In some linux with app Firefox running,
> and using FF to get yahoo email,
> what is the method to view eml content ?
> ( some wrapper to get to next layer ??,
> some addon/plugin ???)
meaning links or media? Helper but can't recall the exact name.
> When doing:
> yum install ( or update/upgrade etc)
> how can I keep the D/L rpm pkg files ?
any reason you want to?
depends on the version
yumdownloader --distdir DIR
> I tried awhile back using yumdownload
> but the files ended up somewhere unbeknownest.
> (I suppose)..need to select directory.
> When originally doing F12, there were virtually
> no files in the deltarpm directories.
> It looks like in F16 yum often checks for delta
> rpms ( from status messages that fly by ).
> Are deltarpms now the accepted norm?
> so.....if I always want full packages,
that is something new. It is about bandwidth and server efficiency.
why do you want the rpm's around???
> is there some option or different repository
> that needs to be found/selected in repos.d?
> There's a shortage of technical workers for jobs that don't exist yet.
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