What is the use of rpmforge?
RPMforge repository is a utility that is used to install third party software packages under Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Community ENTerprise Operating System (CentOS). It provides more than 5000 software packages in the rpm format for these Linux distributions.
How do I install rpmforge on Ubuntu?
Download and Install RPMForge repository by selecting appropriate rpm package for your system. Note : The RPMForge repository will be installed under /etc/yum.repod directory as a file rpmforge.repo. Next, you’ll need to download and install DAG’s GPG key for your system.
What happened to the old RPM forge?
RPMForge is now RepoForge. home usage packaging faq Welcome to RepoForge! RepoForge might be outdated. We have no updates since very long time. RepoForge used to be one of the important repositories for CentOS/RHEL. I know that RepoForge is considered to be clinically dead nowadays. On the other hand RepoForge is still physically alive.
How to install rpmforge-release?
Use rpm -ivh package-filenameto install the rpmforge-release package (also works with URLs) You can use wgetor curlto download the package using one of the above links if needed (for example on a server with no X Window)
How to disable rpmforge repository in Linux?
To disable RPMForge repository simply open the file /etc/yum.repos.d/rpmforge.repo. Change “ enabled=1 ” to “ enabled=0 “. 0 means turn-off and 1 means turn-on. If you liked this article, then do subscribe to email alerts for Linux tutorials.
What Linux RPMs does RepoForge support?
The RepoForge project maintains RPM packages for: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) CentOS Scientific Linux We provide a set of repositories compatible with various RHEL versions, providing packages for: