[Mageia-discuss] easy urpmi for mageia?

Otto ottosa at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 14:32:45 CEST 2011

easy urpmi for mageia (for non-free softwares)

hi, mageia buddies,

For anyone who is testing the mageia which It is a fork of the mandriva
linux finds it difficult to install certain programs such as the non-free
softwares for instance opera browser, sun java, adobe acrobat, etc ... But I
tried a very easy solution that worked for me and I left the mageia
"chubby". Just install the media available in the Mandriva Intenational
Backports (easy urpmi) at http://urpmi.mandriva.ru/

If you Follow this clue you would install everything you need concerning
non-free applications. This solution was tested bymyself and this solved my
problems up! For the time being mageia does not have its own esyurpmi, this
has been very helpful. with a simple download of urpmi at

But my suggestion is to make a proper easy urpmi for mageia. Is that

For the time being, I expect this solution might help the mageia users. I
would like hear from you, if you tested too.


PS: Attention to download at http://urpmi.mandriva.ru/ and not at
http://easyurpmi.zarb.org/ that did not work when I tested on mageia first.
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