Can't upgrade my fedora-30 TemplateVM to 32

Hey folks, I am trying to upgrade my Fedora template VM from 30 to 32, I followed the instructions carefully and this keeps happening to me at this command:
[user@fedora-32 ~]$ sudo dnf --releasever=fedora-32 distro-sync --best --allowerasing
Waiting for process with pid 1019 to finish.
Fedora Modular fedora-32 - x86_64 22 kB/s | 67 kB 00:03
Errors during downloading metadata for repository ‘fedora-modular’:

Anyone know what might be going on?

not offhand, but you might as well disable the modular repos.

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Anyone know what might be going on?

That’s a 404 -file not found error, which suggests a (transient) network
condition or broken mirror.
You can disable modular repos or just try again later.

The update path is 30 -31 -32.
In most cases I prefer to just install a fresh template, and suggest you
do the same.


Ok good to know, and thank you for helping me understand my problem. I will attempt a fresh install at this point.

Installing fedora-32 rather than updating will be way easier. If you haven’t installed many packages doing sudo qubes-dom0-update qubes-template-fedora-XX (see docs) and reinstalling them should do the trick.

Then don’t forget to use the “Template Manager” to change all the AppVM that depended on fedora-32. For sys-net and sys-firewall it’s a bit trickier because you need to essentially kill all VMs running on them. For after it’s done you’re set for another year.


That worked like a charm, thank you for the help! I really appreciate it.

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