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I would like to install dkms to install the VBGuessAdditions but

yum install dkms

always results in an error

loaded pluggins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Could not retrieve mirrorlist error was 14: PYCURL ERROR 6 - "Could not resoltve host ''" Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo:base

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Your DNS servers are broken. What do you have in /etc/resolv.conf? Replace it with something like this:


If that doesn't fix it, make sure you have outbound connectivity, and there's no iptables rules blocking things.

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Thank you I have got an error stating that No package dkms is available – user1125233 Feb 15 '12 at 4:19
DKMS appears to be in RPMForge. Do you have that repository enabled? – devicenull Feb 15 '12 at 14:25

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