Mageia 2 How to Enable NonFree Urpmi Media

September 20, 2012 | By Duchateaux.

This Article shows you How to Enable NonFree Media on Mageia Linux 2 for Installing Software by urpmi Package Manager.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

  1. How to SetUp the Mageia Urpmi Repositories:

    Mageia Repositories SetUp
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  3. Login as SuperUser


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

  4. Enable the NonFree urpmi Media

    urpmi.update --no-ignore nonfree

  5. Skip Backports and Debug Sections

    urpmi.update --ignore backports && urpmi.update --ignore debug

After if you Get “unable to access synthesis file” you will Need to Wait Until the Mirror Synchronize Again, usually in the next Day.

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