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Old 08-01-2004, 05:09 PM   #1
scuzzman
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apt-get / yum for mandrake


I see all these people using apt-get and Yum to download rpm/tarballs for packages, is there a version for mandrake? I've heard urpmi, but this will install only from the cd's.
 
Old 08-01-2004, 06:18 PM   #2
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It's not true that urpmi is only from the CDs. You must configure your sources to take files from mirrors in the Internet. There is 2 ways to do that:
1 - By means of MCC in some window manager (KDE, Gnome, icewm, etc),
or
2 - By means of a terminal in command line.

To configure your sources go to: http://nanardon.homelinux.org/urpmi.setup/ and choose the mirrors close to you.

See that thread where motub made a really good How-to:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=203939
 
  


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