How to Setup Urmpi Repo on Mageia Cauldron

June 29, 2022 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Mageia Cauldron Urmpi Repo Setup Guide

Hi! This Guide shows you Step-by-step How to Setup Mageia Cauldron Online Repository for Installing New 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.

Finally, you find included also instructions about Searching and Installing New Packages on Mageia.

How to Setup Urmpi Repo on Mageia Cauldron
  1. 1. Terminal QuickStart

    How to Quick-Start with Command Line on Mageia Linux:

    Command Line Mageia QuickStart Guide
    To Login as Super-User:
    su -
  2. 2. Setting up Cauldron Repo

    First, to Remove the Eventual Loaded Medias
    Simply run:

    urpmi.removemedia -a

    Finally, Add a Distribuition Media Mirror
    For 64-bit:

    urpmi.addmedia —-distrib
    ftp://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mageia/distrib/cauldron/x86_64
    Instead, for 32-bit Systems:
    urpmi.addmedia —-distrib
    ftp://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mageia/distrib/cauldron/i586
    Or Find a ftp Mirror Nearer You…
  3. 3. Installing Urmi Packages

    Last, to Get Started Installing Packages
    To Search for Packages with Keyword:

    urpmq -a [keyword]
    The Search Result will Present a List of Mageia Packages Containing the Keyword :)

    Next to Install New Packages with urpmi:

    urpmi [packagename]


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