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Nothing Happens When Enabling a Repository With yum-config-manager --enable (Doc ID 2737526.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud


Performing the following steps causes no repositories able to be enabled:

# start with a clean slate
sudo yum clean all
# wipe out /etc/yum.repos.d
sudo rm /etc/yum.repos.d/*; sudo rm /etc/yum.repos.d/.*
# check whether oraclelinux-release-el7 is installed
rpm -q oraclelinux-release-el7
# not able to enable any repository
sudo yum-config-manager --enable ol7_addons
loaded plugins: langpacks
<no other output>



 /etc/yum.repos.d/* files were deleted as part of a clean-up process


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