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Installing Free and Nonfree Repositories
Installation can be done either using a web browser, or via the command line.
Graphical Setup via Firefox web browser
Enabling access to the free repository is easy and basically only one step: click on one of the following files, depending on what distribution you use and then follow the default options that Firefox and Package Kit offer by clicking Enter a few times: Fedora 8, 9 or 10; Fedora Alpha, Beta, Preview, Rawhide, RC, Snapshot; RHEL5 or compatible like CentOS
Verbose: Once you clicked on above link Firefox will ask you how to Open the file. Here you can simply use the default and open the file with the default application Package Installer. Then Firefox will call Package Kit, which asks Do you want to install this file ?. Click OK to begin install; The install should go through various testing, and installing stages, and then complete. That's all.
Once that succeeds, you can enable access to the nonfree repositories: click on one of the following files, depending on what distribution you use and then follow the default options that Firefox and Package Kit offer by clicking Enter a few times: Fedora 8, 9 or 10; Fedora Alpha, Beta, Preview, Rawhide, RC, Snapshot; RHEL5 or compatible like CentOS
The individual steps after clicking on the link are the same as the ones for the free repository.
Command Line Setup using rpm
To enable access to both the free and the nonfree repository use the following command:
Fedora 8, 9 or 10:
su -c 'rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm'
Fedora Alpha, Beta, Preview, Rawhide, RC, Snapshot:
su -c 'rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-rawhide.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-rawhide.noarch.rpm'
RHEL5 or compatible like CentOS:
su -c 'rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/testing/5/i386/rpmfusion-free-release-5-0.1.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/el/updates/testing/5/i386/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-5-0.1.noarch.rpm'
You need to enable EPEL on RHEL5 or compatible distributions like CentOS before you enable RPM Fusion for EL
- The RPM Fusion for EL repositories are still in the early testing stages; hence you (for now) need to enable epel-testing as well, as some of the RPM Fusion packages depend on packages that are currently in epel-testing.
All users that used Freshrpms or Livna installed properly (e.g. by installing one of their foo-release packages) got RPM Fusion free and nonfree repositories enabled automatically.