curl error how do you fix it on fedora 36?



Brickwizard

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cURL error 6 indicates that the cURL can’t resolve the hostname and it happens whenever there is a problem with the DNS server.
Have you tried using a different mirror server?
 
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cURL error 6 indicates that the cURL can’t resolve the hostname and it happens whenever there is a problem with the DNS server.
Have you tried using a different mirror server?
I going to need help with that with chaning the mirror server
 

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I'm not running Fedora but if I remember correctly the Fedora repositories on your system are configured to use a mirror url so that it then uses the best one available to you. Since you can't resolve that one I suspect something is not going correctly on your side somewhere. This is what I get when I try to resolve the url your system can't seem to resolve.
Code:
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;mirrors.fedoraproject.org.    IN    A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
mirrors.fedoraproject.org. 6    IN    CNAME    wildcard.fedoraproject.org.
wildcard.fedoraproject.org. 60    IN    A    67.219.144.68
wildcard.fedoraproject.org. 60    IN    A    38.145.60.21
wildcard.fedoraproject.org. 60    IN    A    209.132.190.2
wildcard.fedoraproject.org. 60    IN    A    152.19.134.142
wildcard.fedoraproject.org. 60    IN    A    8.43.85.73
wildcard.fedoraproject.org. 60    IN    A    140.211.169.196
wildcard.fedoraproject.org. 60    IN    A    38.145.60.20
wildcard.fedoraproject.org. 60    IN    A    152.19.134.198
wildcard.fedoraproject.org. 60    IN    A    8.43.85.67
 

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Can you ping?

You can manually set your closest mirror (which isn't always the fastest)

Find the one that's closest (or fastest) for you, and you can edit your
/etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo file.
 

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