LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora
User Name
Password
Fedora This forum is for the discussion of the Fedora Project.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-13-2005, 10:59 AM   #1
VincentB
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Distribution: Ubuntu 6.10
Posts: 139

Rep: Reputation: 15
RPMDrake + Urpmi


All,

I have have recently installed Fedora on my computer.
One of the problem I have with Fedora is the fact that management of prerequisites (rpm dependencies) when I want to install a new rpm is not as automated and than with rpmdrake (mandrake). In order to install Mplayer, I had to install manually all the prerequisites (RPM) and then install Mplayer while with rpmdrake, all is automated and integrated.

I used Mandrake 10.1 before and was really very happy with RPMDRAKE.
I was even happier when I used this http://easyurpmi.zarb.org/ site to enrich its functionlity.

Is there a similar solution (rpmdrake + easyurpmi) for Fedora ?

Thanks in advance for your answer,
Vincent
 
Old 01-13-2005, 12:39 PM   #2
reddazz
Guru
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: N. E. England
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 16,298

Rep: Reputation: 73
You can use yum/gyum or apt/synaptic. They work in a similar fashion to urpmi/rpmdrake. APT for Fedora Core is available from the main repository at fedora.us or freshrpms. If you search on google, you'll find lots of examples on how to setup apt/synaptic or yum/gyum.
 
Old 01-13-2005, 01:36 PM   #3
VincentB
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Distribution: Ubuntu 6.10
Posts: 139

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
reddazz,

thanks a lot for your answer: this was exacty what I was looking for.
For people having a similar issue, a very interesting link : http://stanton-finley.net/fedora_cor...notes.html#Apt

Thanks again,
Vincent
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
syntax problem with noclean option for rpmdrake urpmi /var/cache/urpmi/rpms Emmanuel_uk Mandriva 12 05-06-2007 07:29 PM
rpmdrake/urpmi install both fail with errors. Slovak Mandriva 3 11-06-2004 09:10 PM
RPMDrake or URPMI Dirty_Ink Mandriva 4 07-28-2004 03:43 PM
Configure CD auto eject when updating (urpmi, rpmdrake)? phlyersphan Linux - Hardware 3 07-14-2004 01:17 PM
Does any one use URPMI/RPMDRAKE? brew1brew Mandriva 3 10-06-2003 08:20 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:54 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration