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URPMI SOURCES MANDRIVA 2006



Want access to 100 GB extra software ??

There are the new sources you can add to the package manager of Mandriva 2005 to get extra software. Some of them everybody can add, but a few ( the last two ) are only for Club Members.

For those new to this concept, here how it´s done:

QUOTE (Bruno @ Forum)
Go to a console, log in as 'su' and paste the line after the prompt and hit enter.
Now it should work and get the list . . . be patient, it takes a while.
Then as you get the prompt back, close the console ( Ctrl+d , 2x ).

Now that we have added the source to your software manager, we can have a look at all the packages:

Go to the MCC --> Software Management --> 'Look at installable software and install software packages' ( the icon with the + ). Now you will see the text : 'All packages' under the search-box., 'All packages' 'by group' change the by group in: 'by medium repository' and you will get a list with the sources you can choose from: CD1, CD2, CD3 and also the Update source and the just added source. Click in the little triangle in front of the new source, and a list will fold out with all the packages you can choose from . . . . FUN, MAGIC, BLISS !


Please remember that after a while your sources might be outdated, so before searching and installing new packages you will have to update your sources with "urpmi.update -a" !!



Here they are: ( Don´t click on the links but paste them in a root-console ) YOU HAVE TO BE ON LINE !

All commands are ONE line.


Contrib

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia contrib ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/os/Linux/distr/Mandrakelinux/official/2006.0/i586/media/contrib with ../media_info/hdlist_contrib.cz



Main ( What usually is on your CDs )

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia main ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/os/Linux/distr/Mandrakelinux/official/2006.0/i586/media/main with ../media_info/hdlist_main.cz



PLF-Free ( Needs the Contrib source )

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia plf-free ftp://ftp.free.fr/pub/Distributions_Linux/plf/mandrake/free/2006.0/i586 with hdlist.cz



PLF-NonFree ( Free to download and use, non-free as in licence ) ( Needs the Contrib source )

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia plf-nonfree ftp://ftp.free.fr/pub/Distributions_Linux/plf/mandrake/non-free/2006.0/i586 with hdlist.cz



Jpackage

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia jpackage ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/os/Linux/distr/Mandrakelinux/official/2006.0/i586/media/jpackage with ../media_info/hdlist_jpackage.cz



NL-Club

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia NL-Club ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/os/Linux/distr/mandrakeclubnl/2006/i586/ with hdlist.cz



Thacs rpms

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia thac_rpms http://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/mirrors/thac//2006.0/RPMS with hdlist.cz



SeerOfSouls

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia SeerOfSouls http://seerofsouls.com/RPMS-2006/ with hdlist.cz



Borgnet

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia Borgnet ftp://ftp.planetmirror.com/pub/borgnet/2006.0/i586/ with ../hdlist.cz





>>> Only Mandriva Club-Members

Commercial Packages

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia "club.commercial_x86-32_2006" https://bruno%40forum.com:PASSWORD@dl.mandriva.com/rpm/comm/2006.0/i586/ with hdlist.cz


( Do not forget to replace "bruno%40forum.com:PASSWORD" which are the login: <bruno@forum.com> and the <password> for the club . . the @ in your email address is replaced by a %40 )


Club Testing

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia "club.testing_x86-32_2006" https://bruno%40forum.com:PASSWORD@dl.mandriva.com/rpm/test/2006.0/i586/ with hdlist.cz


( Do not forget to replace "bruno%40forum.com:PASSWORD" which are the login: <bruno@forum.com> and the <password> for the club . . the @ in your email address is replaced by a %40 )


Club Club

CODE
# urpmi.addmedia "club.club_x86-32_2006" https://bruno%40forum.com:PASSWORD@dl.mandriva.com/rpm/club/2006.0/i586/ with hdlist.cz


( Do not forget to replace "bruno%40forum.com:PASSWORD" which are the login: <bruno@forum.com> and the <password> for the club . . the @ in your email address is replaced by a %40 )


Will be updated when there are more sources available . . . . !!




Bruno



IMPORTANT NOTES
NOTE 1: If you add the sources today . . and you want to use them, let us say next week, you first have to update them because new packages might have been added, and old packages might have been removed . . . so each time before using them do "urpmi.update -a" as root in a console !!

NOTE 2: Usually I only have the CD, Main and Contrib sources active all the time . . and only make all others active if I can not find the desired package looking in those 3 ( CD, Main and Contrib ) . . . . You will just get too many different versions of the same package if you have all the sources active all the time. Sticking to the native Mandriva ones is in general recommended !


-- Oct 25 2005 ( Revised May 16 2006 ) --


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