How to get packages not supplied by Fedora

Matt Morgan minxmertzmomo at gmail.com
Sat Jan 15 20:24:00 UTC 2005


On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 20:55:20 +0100, Bernd Radinger <bradinger at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 11:50:34 -0800, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >    Being sort of new to Fedora I'm not clear about how to augment
> > their up2date/yum environment with locations that supply RPMs that
> > they don't supply. (mp3 playback or mplayer, for instance.)
> >
> >    Is there any sort of common document on how to make the envionment
> > more complete, andhow to make updates a bit easier to do? (I.e. -
> > other tools like Synaptic, etc. and places to point them.)
> 
> http://fedoraproject/pre-extras/
> http://rpm.livna.org  =>  documentation at the top
> 
> also consult http://fedorafaq.org

I second that, and specifically recommend using their sample yum.conf at

http://fedorafaq.org/samples/yum.conf

repositories listed in that file will supply mp3 playback and mplayer, etc.




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