Linux Mageia Cauldron Online Repository Setup Easy Guide

September 3rd, 2012 by Regaz

Mageia Cauldron Online Repository Setup

This Article Shows You How to Mageia Cauldron 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 Understand;)

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

    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 \

    Instead for 32bit Systems:

    urpmi.addmedia —-distrib \

    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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