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Old 07-06-2008, 11:16 AM   #1
su1fur
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problem with urpmi...!!


I every1 i m a newbie to linux n currently switched from window to linux mandriva but installed older version of mandriva 2007...
i m configuring urpmi from the past 1 month n everythin seems fine ...
my proxy.cfg is also updated ...

http_proxy=172.31.1.4:8080
proxy_user=iit2006031:MY_PASSWORD
contrib:http_proxy=172.31.1.4:8080
contribroxy_user=iit2006031:MY_PASSWORD
contrib_updates:http_proxy=172.31.1.4:8080
contrib_updatesroxy_user=iit2006031:MY_PASSWORD
main:http_proxy=172.31.1.4:8080
mainroxy_user=iit2006031:MY_PASSWORD
main_updates:http_proxy=172.31.1.4:8080
main_updatesroxy_user=iit2006031:MY_PASSWORD

now when i try to install anything from terminal i get the following message....!!

"unable to access hdlist file of "update_source2", medium ignored "

for example when i tried to install win-32 codec i got following error....!!

unable to access hdlist file of "update_source2", medium ignored
no package named win32-codecs-1.8-1plf2007.0

PLZ somebody help me out.....i already crossed my level of patience with urpmi...!!

Thnks in advance...!!
 
Old 07-06-2008, 11:37 AM   #2
amani
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Check your firewall.
See if the relevant proxy is permitted.
Can urpmi connect to the net in the first place.
 
Old 07-06-2008, 03:43 PM   #3
su1fur
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Originally Posted by amani View Post
Check your firewall.
See if the relevant proxy is permitted.
Can urpmi connect to the net in the first place.

Well everythin is fine n wat i think is missing is the plf and plf nonfree repos but....

I m completly newbie n tried to add plf free and plf non free repos...
I searched in the internet but i didn't get the enough material to now how to add r may be i m lacking in sumthin...

can u plz tell me wat this two stuff do n how to install it....!!
Thnks in advance ....plz help...!!
 
Old 07-07-2008, 04:55 AM   #4
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You can use easyurpmi to setup the plf repos.
 
  


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