[Mageia-discuss] New user
watersnowrock at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 16:32:06 CEST 2011
2011/9/9 Alejandro López <listas.apl at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 2:30 PM, Oliver Burger <oliver.bgr at googlemail.com>
>> Am Freitag, 9. September 2011, 14:23:37 schrieb Alejandro López:
>> > - Do we need PLF for Mageia?
>> No, there is no need for plf. Since Mageia is no company that needs to
>> after the leagl circumstances in countries it wants to sell its product,
>> Mageia can provide those packages itself.
>> They are in the so called tainted repositories.
> So I just need to enable these4 repositories. Goooood. Thanks.
>> > - Are there plans to have a mirror of the Mageia repositories hosted by
>> > free.fr? This would be great.
>> That depends on free.fr, not on Mageia.
> But someone representative could possibly contact them asking if they are
> interested... ;-)
>> And what is the difference of a mirror by free.fr and a mirror somewhere
> That Free is my ISP and I can access those files at high speed as it's their
> internal network (no need to leave to the internet).
> When updating my old Mandriva installation (Mandriva repositories are
> mirrored by Free) I use to reach the bandwidth limit of my connection. When
> I moved to Mageia (used the urpmi method) it took me the whole night to
> upgrade while with Mandriva it used to take a few hours. Of course I won't
> die because of this, but it would be good to have it, not only for me, but
> also for a few millons french people.
Which mirror did you use for the upgrade?
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