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> Cannot get software or updates graphically
 Posted: Apr 16 2012, 04:53 AM
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I'm not sure what's going on, but every time I open a graphical application for updates or adding/removing software I get the following warning:

The group list was invalid

The group list could not be loaded. Refreshing your cache may help, although this is normally a software source error.

Under more details it says: no comps categories

I don't think it has anything to do with software sources, as I am able to get updates through terminal just fine. I have never experienced this issue before. I'd like to be able to use the graphical applications again, although I don't know what I should do.
 Posted: Apr 16 2012, 02:56 PM
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Hi Hakka,

This sounds like a cache/db issue. You might be able to correct the issue with:
su -c 'yum clean all;yum upgrade'

Hope this helps,
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