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 1. First enable access to the '''free''' repository. For users of gpk (gnome package kit) that is easy and basically only one step (users of kpackagekit should use the command line to enable RPM Fusion due to [[https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481081|a bug in kpackagekit]]; see below); just 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 (¹):  1. First enable access to the '''free''' repository. For users of gpk (gnome package kit) or kpackagekit in Fedora that is easy and basically only one step: just 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 (¹):
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  * [[http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm|RPM Fusion free for Fedora 8, 9 or 10]]
  * [[http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-rawhide.noarch.rpm|RPM Fusion free for Fedora Alpha, Beta, Preview, Rawhide, RC, Snapshot aka. Fedora 11]]
  * [[http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm|RPM Fusion free for Fedora 10 and 11]]
  * [[http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-rawhide.noarch.rpm|RPM Fusion free for Fedora Alpha, Beta, Preview, Rawhide, RC, Snapshot aka. what will become Fedora 12]]
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  * [[http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm|RPM Fusion nonfree for Fedora 8, 9 or 10]]
  * [[http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-rawhide.noarch.rpm|RPM Fusion nonfree for Fedora Alpha, Beta, Preview, Rawhide, RC, Snapshot aka. Fedora 11]]
  * [[http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm|RPM Fusion nonfree for Fedora 10 and 11]]
  * [[http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-rawhide.noarch.rpm|RPM Fusion nonfree for Fedora Alpha, Beta, Preview, Rawhide, RC, Snapshot aka. what will become Fedora 12]]
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 * Fedora 8, 9 or 10: {{{  * Fedora 10 or 11: {{{
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 * Fedora Alpha, Beta, Preview, Rawhide, RC, Snapshot aka. Fedora 11: {{{  * Fedora Alpha, Beta, Preview, Rawhide, RC, Snapshot aka. what will become Fedora 12: {{{

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

  1. First enable access to the free repository. For users of gpk (gnome package kit) or kpackagekit in Fedora that is easy and basically only one step: just 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 (¹):

  2. Once that succeeds, you can enable access to the nonfree repositories by clicking 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(¹):

(¹) 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.

Command Line Setup using rpm

To enable access to both the free and the nonfree repository use the following command:

  • Fedora 10 or 11:

    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 aka. what will become Fedora 12:

    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'

Important notes

  • You need to enable EPEL on RHEL5 or compatible distributions like CentOS before you enable RPM Fusion for EL. See the fedoraproject wiki for instruction how to enable EPEL.

  • 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.

Configuration (last edited 2018-08-29 02:24:14 by Sérgio Basto)