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ac_dispatcher 11-09-2003 10:22 PM

Repositories
 
Ok I downloaded Fedora to give it a go. (long time Mandrake user)

I installed apt-get and synaptic. Cant seem to find to many repositories out there. Here is what I got:

rpm http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/1/i386 core updates
rpm http://apt.physik.fu-berlin.de fedora/fc1/en/i386 at-testing

rpm http://rpm.livna.org/ fedora/1/i386 stable unstable testing
rpm-src http://rpm.livna.org/ fedora/1/i386 stable unstable testing

rpm http://download.fedora.us/ fedora/fedora/1/i386 stable unstable testing updates
rpm-src http://download.fedora.us/ fedora/fedora/1/i386 stable unstable testing updates

Does anyone have any more? Any third party stuff?

Is there a site for RH or Fedora for loading of repositories? Like Mandrakes PLF site?(easy urpmi)

Also:

Can anyone tell me why Fedora or RH does not come with apt-get or similar program for dependency issues?

mhearn 11-10-2003 03:18 AM

Fedora *DOES* come with an apt-like program, it's called yum and is already set up for you. Try "yum list" or "yum search".

There is another repository for freeworld packages available at rpm.livna.org

stuNNed 11-10-2003 12:58 PM

there are dag's repo's which have alot of good 3rd party rpms, check his site, which also lists other useful repo's:

http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/apt/

ac_dispatcher 11-10-2003 02:57 PM

OK went to Dags and did what it said.

Added the file dag.list in the /etc/apt/sources.list.d directory.

In it is:
### Dag Apt Repository for Red Hat Fedora Core 1
rpm http://apt.sw.be redhat/fc1/en/i386 dag

When I goto update it "apt-get update"

Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/fc1/en/i386/base/pkglist.dag 404 Not Found

If you go there - http://apt.sw.be/redhat/fc1/en/i386/base/ you will find the ../base directory empty.

How did you get it to work?

stuNNed 11-10-2003 06:59 PM

yep,

rpm http://apt.sw.be redhat/fc1/en/i386 dag

should work, i don't know why it's empty atm, i know i used it with ease with redhat 9

also there's these other repo's mentioned at dag's:

ATrpms, FreshRPMS and Newrpms

can be found at their sites.

i can't remember, since now i am using Gentoo, but one of these repo's gave really nice packages, i.e. a chrooted mldonkey.

the one repo, back then, which i didn't like...fedora...now happens to be rh's community project, odd.

you might want to email the guy at dag's and let him know his fc1 repo is empty, or something.

good luck!


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