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I last updated my Fedora 14 install weeks ago, so I expected a slew of new packages waiting for me, but after I run yum update, I instead get:

Setting up Update Process
No Packages marked for Update


rpm -qi sudo gives version 1.7.4p4

yum -v repolist gives:

Loading "langpacks" plugin
Loading "presto" plugin
Loading "refresh-packagekit" plugin
Adding en_US to language list
Config time: 0.074
Yum Version: 3.2.28
Setting up Package Sacks
pkgsack time: 0.174
Repo-id      : fedora
Repo-name    : Fedora 14 - i386
Repo-revision: 1287926872
Repo-tags    : binary-i386
Repo-distro-tags: [cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14]: rawhide
Repo-updated : Sun Oct 24 15:44:32 2010
Repo-pkgs    : 17,883
Repo-size    : 20 G
Repo-metalink: https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-14&arch=i386
  Updated    : Sun Oct 24 15:44:32 2010
Repo-expire  : 604,800 second(s) (last: Thu Jan 13 20:00:21 2011)

Repo-id      : updates
Repo-name    : Fedora 14 - i386 - Updates
Repo-revision: 1295548217
Repo-tags    : binary-i386
Repo-updated : Thu Jan 20 21:32:10 2011
Repo-pkgs    : 4,500
Repo-size    : 7.2 G
Repo-metalink: https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=updates-released-f14&arch=i386
  Updated    : Thu Jan 20 21:32:10 2011
Repo-expire  : 21,600 second(s) (last: Thu Jan 13 20:00:49 2011)

repolist: 22,383
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this is not an answer... but do you have all your repos installed and configured? I mean does it have any any place to get packages from out of the box? some repo distro's don't set up any by default – xenoterracide Jan 21 '11 at 19:30
@xeno I am able to install packages. – Tshepang Jan 21 '11 at 19:40
k that was my only thought – xenoterracide Jan 21 '11 at 19:58
sudo was updated to version 1.7.4p5-1.fc14 on January the 17. Can you check with rpm -qi sudo which version (including release) you have and also include the output of yum -v repolist? – wag Jan 21 '11 at 20:32
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Your repository cache is out of date, clean it and execute the update again:

yum clean expire-cache
yum update
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