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What repositories should I use with Fedora 20?

asked 2013-12-20 20:31:54 -0500

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updated 2014-09-28 11:19:16 -0500

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I'm trying Fedora 20 after six months of using openSUSE. I wanted to know what are the repos a regular user (i.e. someone who is not tech-savvy and does not have any problem using some proprietary software if life gets easier with it) is advised to have enabled with Fedora?

For example, in openSUSE I have Oss, Update, Non-Oss, Update-Non-Oss, Packman and libdvdcss repos, since the documentation said they would not cause any conflict. Unfortunately I haven't been able to find much about repos in Fedora.


EDIT: Very useful reference about third party repositories. But I also would like to know which is a good combination of repositories for my Fedora satisfying two conditions: (1) that they don't break the system or conflict with each other, and (2) that they provide me with a decent amount of free and non free software.

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answered 2013-12-21 00:31:36 -0500

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RPM Fusion is the most popular for Fedora, distributing Free and Nonfree software.

Other repositories you can find here:

fedoraproject(DOT)org/wiki/Third_party_repositories?rd=OtherRepositories (replace the (DOT)with . )

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+1 for rpmfusion

jcuenod gravatar imagejcuenod ( 2013-12-24 14:48:07 -0500 )edit
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answered 2014-12-16 06:35:44 -0500

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You can add both RPMfusion free and non-free repos by using the command:

su -c 'yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm'

You may even use openSUSE repos to get the rpm of apps that u want to install.

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answered 2013-12-21 13:21:23 -0500

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