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How to install NetworkManager-fortisslvpn in Fedora 22?

asked 2015-10-23 00:25:10 -0500

Balakrishnan B gravatar image

updated 2015-11-10 22:34:18 -0500

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This package listed in the bug report does not exist.

[balakrishnan@balkidesk]~% sudo dnf install NetworkManager-fortisslvpn
Last metadata expiration check performed 2:25:39 ago on Fri Oct 23 08:15:21 2015.
No package NetworkManager-fortisslvpn available.
Error: Unable to find a match.

Any way to install on Fedora 22? May be via from thirdparty?

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answered 2015-10-23 03:59:25 -0500

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It is a new package and it is not yet available in "stable" repositories for Fedora 22 (or 23) but you can install it from "updates-testing" repository:

sudo dnf install NetworkManager-fortisslvpn --enablerepo=updates-testing

New packages (or updates) are available for certain time only in updates-testing to get users/testers enough time to test them.

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Will this permanently enable the repo or only for this command? Is there any drawback enabling this repo?

Balakrishnan B gravatar imageBalakrishnan B ( 2015-10-23 04:31:46 -0500 )edit

It's only for this command. This repository contains "proposed" updates for Fedora. It is possible there will be a broken update but it should happen only rarely. Most of the updates will just make it to "regular" repository after 7 days (time is different based on Fedora release cycle and number of testers of that particular update) in updates-testing.

More information is available at Fedora Wiki:

vtrefny gravatar imagevtrefny ( 2015-10-23 11:28:48 -0500 )edit

If the update works well for you, go to , add a comment saying so, and giving it a karma point. That will get it to the regular repos quicker.

sideburns gravatar imagesideburns ( 2015-10-23 12:03:34 -0500 )edit

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