Linux Mageia 1 Online Repository Setup Easy Guide

September 3rd, 2012 by Regaz

Mageia 1 Online Repository Setup




This Article Shows You How to Mageia 1 Online Repository Setup for Installing Software by the urpmi Package Manager.

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

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI 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. Finally Add a Distribuition Media Mirror
    For 64bit:

    urpmi.addmedia —-distrib \
    ftp://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mageia/distrib/1/x86_64

    Instead for 32bit Systems:

    urpmi.addmedia —-distrib \
    ftp://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mageia/distrib/1/i586

    Or Find a ftp Mirror Nearer You…

  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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