[Mageia-discuss] New install

Morgan Leijström fri at tribun.eu
Fri Jan 6 00:27:44 CET 2012

Thank you for the quick replies, guys

torsdagen den 5 januari 2012 21.49.47 skrev  Maarten Vanraes:
> Op donderdag 05 januari 2012 11:26:26 schreef Morgan Leijström:

>> Server is mga1 64 bit - can i install urpmi-proxy there, how?

Unanswered question:
I only found it packaged as for mga2 i586.
Can i just install that package anyway on mga1 x86_64?

> > I found
> > https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Urpmi-proxy
> > Are there any more instructions somewhere?
> not yet, but if you can tell me what could be improved on documentation,
> you can tell me.

I will get back after having a go at using it :)
Hopefully this weekend.

> > I guess that on the client side i just remove all repos, then
> > urpmi.addmedia --distrib http://my.local.server.IP/mageia/1/x86_64
> yes, there is even a way to have the server use it itself.
> the trick here, is to specify in the /etc/urpmi-proxy.conf file the mirror
> you'll be using manually, and then removing repos on the server and adding
> sources from the urpmi-proxy on the server itself too...
> > Can i have urpmi-proxy proxy both x86_64 repos, and i586, for the
> > different clients?  And also cauldron for two (dual boot) clients?
> yes, it works for all mageia tree, stable, cauldron, x86_64 and i586 and
> even SRPMS
> > On a side note, any tip what to use to proxy all http easily?
> > And if possible all youtube; my children watch many times the same
> > film... (But thanks to gcompris and other awesome educative games that
> > use has decreased)
> squid is indeed good, for urpmi i still recommend urpmi-proxy, as it'll be
> much nicer because it can tell exactly which is new and which is recent.

So i will use both for the different purposes then.

Morgan Leijström

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