Building an updated Fedora Core 5 DVD

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One of the things which has always ticked me off is making a clean fedora install, and then having hundreds of megs of patches to download the first time "yum update" is run. However, building a patched install dvd is actually pretty simple.

In FC5 the install uses yum which makes this even easier. You could do this any number of ways, but I use novi, an iso of the FC5 DVD, and local mirror of the Fedora updates from:, which needs to be available to your local machine.

Create the directory where you will build your patched install, any directory is fine, below is simply the example I use (FC5_year.month):

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