[Mageia-discuss] Easyurpmi forMageia ?

James Kerr jim at jkerr82508.free-online.co.uk
Sun May 22 09:15:24 CEST 2011

On 22/05/11 04:51, Wolfgang Bornath wrote:
> I haven't used EasyUrpmi, but I used the other (similar) web tool
> SmartUrpmi regularly.
> My reason was not to add PLF or any other repo (MUD or other). My main
> reason was my dislike of the %MIRRORLIST system of Mandriva, you could
> get connected to a very slow mirror or even to one which was not
> uptodate without urpmi being able to switch to another mirror during
> one session (a known bug). So I used SmartUrpmi to select a mirror
> which I knew to be fast, reliable and uptodate instead of playing
> lottery with %MIRRORLIST.
> Today with Mageia this risk is not high because there are not so many
> mirrors around my residence. But I still would like to select a
> dedicated mirror (my own mirror) from such a list as provided by the
> web tool.

You can do that in the Media Manager, File - Add a specific media mirror 
(the list of mirrors is displayed), or if your mirror is a private 
mirror, File - Add a custom medium (select "create media for an entire 


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