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I'm using preupgrade to upgrade from Fedora 16 to 17, and I keep getting an unpack error when installing the cups package. I really do not need cups and I want anaconda to skip it and continue. How do I achieve this?

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Is cups currently installed? – Nils Oct 11 '12 at 20:16

Try clean the cache before updating:

yum clean all
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You can Simply Use :

# yum --exclude=cups* update


# yum -x 'cups*' -x 'ifotherpackagetoo*' update
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