How to Add UnitedRPMs Fedora Repository

May 1, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Fedora UnitedRPMs Repo Setup Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-step How to Add UnitedRPMs Repository in Fedora GNU/Linux.

And UnitedRPMs Fedora Repository includes Multimedia Codecs and Other Software and Addons which are missing in the Official Fedora Repositories.

Especially relevant: the UnitedRPMs Packages Repository is currently available for Fedora 31+.

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  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    Open a Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    Open Terminal
  2. 2. Downloading UnitedRPMs Repo

    Download UnitedRPMs Repository for Fedora GNU/Linux

    UnitedRPMs Repo Package
    Browse for the Matching Fedora Release.
    And in case of Rawhide or Not Found then Grab the previous one.
  3. 2. Installing UnitedRPMs Repo

    Then to Install UnitedRPMs Repository
    Simply play:

    sudo dnf install ~/Downloads/unitedrpms-*.noarch.rpm
    (But if you are in Trouble to Find the Location on Terminal then See: How to Access Downloads Folder from Browser.)
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
  4. 3. Importing UnitedRPMs GPG Key

    Finally, to Import UnitedRPMs GPG Key
    Run:

    sudo rpm --import https://raw.githubusercontent.com/UnitedRPMs/unitedrpms/master/URPMS-GPG-PUBLICKEY-Fedora
  5. 4. Enabling UnitedRPMs Mirrors

    Then to Enable UnitedRPMs Mirrors List
    Edit the Repo with nano:

    sudo nano /etc/yum.repos.d/unitedrpms.repo
    Removing the “#” in front to the MirrorList Entries like:
    mirrorlist=https://raw.githubusercontent.com/UnitedRPMs/unitedrpms/master/mirrorlist_x86_64.txt
    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor.

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