Linux Mageia 2 Howto Add Media for Setup Repository urpmi

September 3rd, 2012 by Regaz



This Article Shows You How to Set-Up the Distribuition Repositories on Mageia Linux 2 for Installing Software by urpmi Package Manager.

In “Mageian” this Corresponds to Adding a Repository Media or Source.

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand;)

  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
  2. Login as SuperUser
    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  3. Remove the Eventual Loaded Medias
    urpmi.removemedia -a
  4. Add the Distribuition Media with Mirrors List
    urpmi.addmedia --distrib --mirrorlist '<mediaMirrorListURL>'

    Find the Correct mediaMirrorListURL on Linked Content Below:

    Mageia2 Mirror List for i586/x8664
  5. How-to Search and Find for New Mageia Packages:

    Mageia How-to Query Repos
  6. Next you Can Install Packages By
    urpmi [packagename]
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