No public key available and yum

Paul Smith phhs80 at
Mon Aug 29 09:21:57 UTC 2005

On 8/29/05, Stuart Sears <stuart at> wrote:
> >>>Is it possible to install packages without any public key available with yum?
> >>
> >>Edit the corresponding repo file in /etc/yum.repos.d and set gpgcheck=0
> >>
> >>There is a wonderful Fedora Docu about yum, by the way, see
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > Thanks, Peter. But I am trying to install a rpm which is on my hard
> > disk and not on any repository... :-)
> >
> edit /etc/yum.conf
> comment out the gpgcheck=1 line
> (remember to put this back later)
> then
> yum localinstall mypackage-1.0-1.rpm
> (or whatever it's called)
> you could also just try and install it without using yum first, if you
> like...

Thanks, Stuart. The point is that, as far as I know, only yum installs
automatically the dependent rpms. So, to enjoy this feature, I have to
use yum. Or is there an alternative way?


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