Mageia 2 How-to Enable NonFree Urpmi Media

September 20th, 2012 by Regaz

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 Understand;)

  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 Look: Solution

  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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