Linux Mageia 3 Online Repository Setup Easy Guide

September 3, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Mageia 3 Online Repository Setup

This Article shows you How to Mageia 3 Online Repository Setup for Installing Software by 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 Follow.

How to Setup Urmpi Repo on Mageia Cauldron
  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  2. Login as SuperUser

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  3. Remove the Eventual Loaded Medias

    urpmi.removemedia -a
  4. Finally, Add a Distribuition Media Mirror
    For 64-bit:

    urpmi.addmedia —-distrib 
    ftp://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mageia/distrib/3/x86_64

    Instead, for 32-bit Systems:

    urpmi.addmedia —-distrib 
    ftp://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mageia/distrib/3/i586

    Or Find a ftp Mirror Nearer You…

  5. How to Search for and Find New Mageia Packages:

    Mageia How to Query Repos
  6. Next you Can Install Packages By

    urpmi [packagename]

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