[Mageia-discuss] easy urpmi for mageia?

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 21:51:28 CEST 2011

On 14 April 2011 14:52, nicolas vigier <boklm at mars-attacks.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Apr 2011, Otto wrote:
>> 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/
> Hello,
> The Mandriva International Backports are packages created for Mandriva.
> So they may work by chance on Mageia, or they may break everything.
> And it is of course not supported by Mageia.
> It is not recommanded to use packages repositories created for other
> distribution as it may introduce problems.
> If you think some packages are missing on Mageia repositories, you can
> open bug reports on https://bugs.mageia.org/, in component "New RPM
> packages requests".

Also, FWIW, easyurpmi was more useful when adding PLF repos, in Mageia
there's no PLF as there's a new "Tainted" repository that should
replace PLF altogether for Mageia users.

Ahmad Samir

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