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what are some good RPM repositories
I need to set up more repositories on my RHEL instalment, seeing that its repository it so small
I have rpmfusion installed, but it's missing alot of dependences

what are some of the RPM repositories?
any one know how I can set up the fedora repositories on RHEL ?
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 9/4/11 at 6:39pm
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http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/FAQ#What_is_EPEL.3F
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Originally Posted by transhour View Post
are there any better ones
rpmfusion is missing all the dependences
and EPEL is pretty small
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 9/4/11 at 6:39pm
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honestly don't know, RHEL isn't really meant to be a desktop OS
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honestly don't know, RHEL isn't really meant to be a desktop OS
well I using the desktop edition right now, I was on v6.1 workstation
I think it was just v6 that lacks dependencies and packages for home use
v5 desktop edition has a lot more packages and dependencies
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 9/4/11 at 6:39pm
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It depends on what software you need... I've never needed to look further than EPEL for any dependencies.

Then again, 'make install' still reigns supreme for the really esoteric stuff
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Originally Posted by FearMeansControl View Post
It depends on what software you need... I've never needed to look further than EPEL for any dependencies.

Then again, 'make install' still reigns supreme for the really esoteric stuff
well, I need vlc right now
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Heres my terminal readout when getting VLC, maybe this will help.
Code:
[****@localhost ~]$ su root
Password: 
[root@localhost ****]# yum install vlc
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
updates/metalink                                        |  18 kB     00:00     
 * fedora: ftp.usf.edu
 * livna: rpm.livna.org
 * rpmfusion-free: mirror.hiwaay.net
 * rpmfusion-free-updates: mirror.hiwaay.net
 * rpmfusion-nonfree: mirror.hiwaay.net
 * rpmfusion-nonfree-updates: mirror.hiwaay.net
 * updates: ftp.usf.edu
adobe-linux-i386                                        |  951 B     00:00     
google-talkplugin                                       |  951 B     00:00     
http://rpm.livna.org/repo/15/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden : http://rpm.livna.org/repo/15/i386/repodata/repomd.xml
Trying other mirror.
http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/rpm.livna.org/repo/15/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404 - Not Found : http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/rpm.livna.org/repo/15/i386/repodata/repomd.xml
Trying other mirror.
http://wftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/livna/repo/15/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404 - Not Found : http://wftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/livna/repo/15/i386/repodata/repomd.xml
Trying other mirror.
ftp://mirrors.tummy.com/pub/rpm.livna.org/repo/15/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] FTP Error 550 : ftp://mirrors.tummy.com/pub/rpm.livna.org/repo/15/i386/repodata/repomd.xml 
Trying other mirror.
rpmfusion-free-updates                                  | 2.7 kB     00:00     
rpmfusion-nonfree-updates                               | 2.7 kB     00:00     
updates                                                 | 4.7 kB     00:00     
updates/primary_db                                      | 3.1 MB     00:02     
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package vlc.i686 0:1.1.11-1.fc15 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: libprojectM.so.2.0.1 for package: vlc-1.1.11-1.fc15.i686
--> Running transaction check
---> Package libprojectM.i686 0:2.0.1-11.fc15 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

===============================================================================
 Package         Arch     Version             Repository                  Size
===============================================================================
Installing:
 vlc             i686     1.1.11-1.fc15       rpmfusion-free-updates     1.9 M
Installing for dependencies:
 libprojectM     i686     2.0.1-11.fc15       updates                    465 k

Transaction Summary
===============================================================================
Install       2 Package(s)

Total download size: 2.3 M
Installed size: 7.1 M
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post #9 of 13
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all these missing dependencies are driving me nuts
why even put the aps. in the repositories if you aren't going to all the dependencies

I think I'll go back to sabayon, and i'll put RHEL on ether my home sever or old pent 4 system
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo View Post
all these missing dependencies are driving me nuts
why even put the aps. in the repositories if you aren't going to all the dependencies

I think I'll go back to sabayon, and i'll put RHEL on ether my home sever or old pent 4 system
not sure what you exactly expected by going RHEL. it is meant for workstations and servers, not desktops. a workstation/server doesn't really need things like vlc,flash, wine, etc...so that is why they aren't included, and EPEL is a volunteer based repo from the fedora community...if you want a desktop RPM based distro, you should stick with fedora or go with opensuse, maybe try out mandriva one...
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