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/!\ '''The information on this page needs to be updated''' :
 * The repository URL needs to be updated to the final URL once it is known.
 * RPM Fusion support probably won't include Fedora Core 6.
== Using RPM Fusion at installation time ==
In current Fedora releases, Anaconda (the Fedora installer) is capable of using additional RPM repositories during install. This is done using the process described in the Adding the RPM Fusion repositories during install steps below.
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== Using RPM Fusion at installation time ==
Anaconda (the Fedora installer) since Fedora Core 6 is capable of using external RPM repositories during install. It's quite easy to use.
== Adding the RPM Fusion repositories during install ==
 1. Use the normal method to begin installation of Fedora.
 1. Move through the normal screens to get to the '''Additional Tasks''' screen.
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When you hit the general software selection screen in anaconda, enable Fedora Extras if using Fedora Core 6 or enable "Fedora" if using Fedora 7 or greater by clicking on the Checkbox in front of it. === Adding the RPM Fusion '''Free''' repositories during install ===
To use the RPM Fusion repos, at least the Free repo must be added.
 1. In the Additional Repositories section, click the '''Add additional software repositories''' button.
 1. In the Edit Repository dialog, set the Repository name: '''RPM Fusion Free'''
 1. Set Repository type: '''HTTP/FTP'''
 1. Set Repository URL depending distribution version:
    - '''release''': http://mirrors.rpmfusion.org/mirrorlist?repo=free-fedora-updates-released-9&arch=i386
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Now add the RPM Fusion repository by clicking on the button "Add additional software repositories". A small windows will show up; give it a "Repository name" of you choice like "RPM Fusion" and add the proper URL for RPM Fusion in the "Repository URL" field. An example for Fedora 8 on an i386-machine would be "http://rpmfusion.org/fedora/8/i386".     - '''rawhide''': http://mirrors.rpmfusion.org/mirrorlist?repo=free-fedora-rawhide&arch=i386
 1. Click '''URL is a mirror list'''
 1. Click '''OK'''
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 * For different Fedora version simply replace the '8' with the desired Fedora version.
 * For and x86_64- or PPC-machine simply write "x86_64" or "ppc" instead of i386.
=== Adding the RPM Fusion '''Non-free''' repositories during install ===
 1. In the Additional Repositories section, click the '''Add additional software repositories''' button.
 1. In the Edit Repository dialog, set the Repository name: '''RPM Fusion Non-free'''
 1. Set Repository type: '''HTTP/FTP'''
 1. Set Repository URL depending distribution version:
   - '''release''': http://mirrors.rpmfusion.org/mirrorlist?repo=nonfree-fedora-updates-released-9&arch=i386
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Next, select the "Customize now" checkbox and click on "Next". You'll be led to the next screen where you can customize what packages get installed. Many of RPM Fusion packages can be found in the "Applications" and the subgroup "Sound and Video".    - '''rawhide''': http://mirrors.rpmfusion.org/mirrorlist?repo=nonfree-fedora-rawhide&arch=i386
 1. Click '''URL is a mirror list'''
 1. Click '''OK'''
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'''''*Note:''''' For other architectures eg x86_64 or PPC, change '''i386''' to '''x86_64''' or '''ppc'''.
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The repository won't be enabled or used in the installed system if you forget that, but you can fix that simply by installing the `rpmfusion-release` package later. '''''*Note:''''' For the Non-free repository, the Free repository must also be added. This is because the non-free repository packages can depend on packages available only in the free repo.

== Selecting RPM Fusion packages during install ==
 1. Add the Free and optionally the Non-free repos, as described above
 1. Select the '''Customize now''' checkbox
 1. Click on '''Next'''
 1. Anaconda proceeds to the next screen where you customize your installation by selecting additional packages
 1. Select at least the rpmfusion-release package
 1. Select '''Next'''.

'''*Note:''' Many RPM Fusion packages can be found in the group '''Applications''' and the subgroups '''Sound and Video''', and Games.

The repository won't be enabled or used in the installed system if you forget to select rpmfusion-release, but you can fix that simply by installing the '''rpmfusion-release''' package later, using either '''Add/Remove Software''' or '''yum'''.

Using RPM Fusion at installation time

In current Fedora releases, Anaconda (the Fedora installer) is capable of using additional RPM repositories during install. This is done using the process described in the Adding the RPM Fusion repositories during install steps below.

Adding the RPM Fusion repositories during install

  1. Use the normal method to begin installation of Fedora.
  2. Move through the normal screens to get to the Additional Tasks screen.

Adding the RPM Fusion '''Free''' repositories during install

To use the RPM Fusion repos, at least the Free repo must be added.

  1. In the Additional Repositories section, click the Add additional software repositories button.

  2. In the Edit Repository dialog, set the Repository name: RPM Fusion Free

  3. Set Repository type: HTTP/FTP

  4. Set Repository URL depending distribution version:
  5. Click URL is a mirror list

  6. Click OK

Adding the RPM Fusion '''Non-free''' repositories during install

  1. In the Additional Repositories section, click the Add additional software repositories button.

  2. In the Edit Repository dialog, set the Repository name: RPM Fusion Non-free

  3. Set Repository type: HTTP/FTP

  4. Set Repository URL depending distribution version:
  5. Click URL is a mirror list

  6. Click OK

*Note: For other architectures eg x86_64 or PPC, change i386 to x86_64 or ppc.

*Note: For the Non-free repository, the Free repository must also be added. This is because the non-free repository packages can depend on packages available only in the free repo.

Selecting RPM Fusion packages during install

  1. Add the Free and optionally the Non-free repos, as described above
  2. Select the Customize now checkbox

  3. Click on Next

  4. Anaconda proceeds to the next screen where you customize your installation by selecting additional packages
  5. Select at least the rpmfusion-release package
  6. Select Next.

*Note: Many RPM Fusion packages can be found in the group Applications and the subgroups Sound and Video, and Games.

The repository won't be enabled or used in the installed system if you forget to select rpmfusion-release, but you can fix that simply by installing the rpmfusion-release package later, using either Add/Remove Software or yum.

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EnablingRpmFusionDuringFedoraInstall (last edited 2012-09-18 20:50:20 by NicolasChauvet)