Below are other resources with more detailed information about urpmi: Besides a very basic introduction, this page tries to cover what is not already covered in the two above sources of information.
We assume that you know how to use a man page and that you have read the above page.
The format for adding a new repository in command line is as follows: To be able to install packages from a mirror, urpmi needs one of two files containing in compressed format either: the most essential or the most complete set of data.
Please see Policies/Mirror_Structure and Policies/Software Media for a complete overview of the mirror structure which can be found on most mirrors.
To be able to install packages from a mirror, urpmi needs one of two files containing in compressed format either: the most essential or the most complete set of data.
From time to time you have to update your urpmi-sources because packages on those mirrors will change and you will no longer be able to use this clever install utility. If you find you do not have all your cdroms/dvds listed as media you can: to set up your new directory and disable all the cd entries.Another method is copying the ISO images to different mount points, which will also work on earlier versions, see section Copy CDs to Hard Drive and mounting each in loopback Make a directory, for example If you have copied the install CDs to the hard drive, or have their ISO images on the drive (see Copy CDs to Hard Drive on how to mount them), this can be done in one step.Welcome to Linux Questions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and Content Link is completely disabled once you log in. Visit the following links: Site Howto | Site FAQ | Sitemap | Register Now If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. ---- ftp://yorku.ca/pub/plf/9.0/....1plf.i586= RETR libdc0-0.2-0.rc5.1plf.i586... If the files that the installer was looking for weren't there, why wouldn't it go on to the next ftp site that I have set up a link to?