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When will RPMfusion be ready for F24?

asked 2016-03-30 05:07:05 -0500

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updated 2016-03-31 07:50:48 -0500

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I remember it took quite a while after the stable release of Fedora 23 before RPMfusion was ready to go with the new release. I depend on two packages (and their dependencies) from RPMfusion and I’m interested to know when they’re usually ready for new Fedora releases?

F24 Alpha is out today and I think I’ll install the beta once that is out. It would be inconvenient to loose RPMfusion packages for a month or two, and this is really my only concern with installing the Alpha and Beta.

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florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-03-30 13:53:32 -0500 )edit

I wouldn’t trust that repository, @florian.

Aeyoun gravatar imageAeyoun ( 2016-04-02 09:00:21 -0500 )edit

@Aeyoun why?

HoboPrimate gravatar imageHoboPrimate ( 2016-04-02 14:28:06 -0500 )edit

Try repo from this thread: It's working

Biji gravatar imageBiji ( 2016-05-02 12:09:28 -0500 )edit

And, when will it be ready for F25? When for rawhide?

gobigobi66 gravatar imagegobigobi66 ( 2016-05-24 16:14:57 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-03-30 05:27:30 -0500

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When they are ready. RPMFusion people haven't supported alpha and rawhide for a while. See

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If rpmfusion released at least same time as Fedora 24, maybe more people will use Fedora. Like me Ubuntu user, I'm evaluating to use Fedora 24

Biji gravatar imageBiji ( 2016-04-16 06:37:47 -0500 )edit

@Biji: Fedora 24 has not even been released. Try Fedora 23.. still pretty modern..

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-06-10 09:33:48 -0500 )edit

hi, What Biji said :)

sigurdsk gravatar imagesigurdsk ( 2016-10-27 10:20:34 -0500 )edit

answered 2016-05-24 10:07:23 -0500

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Yes, it's safe - gpg sign & all code and specs available on github.

paulcarroty gravatar imagepaulcarroty ( 2016-05-25 06:09:11 -0500 )edit

answered 2016-03-31 11:24:09 -0500

It Will Be Ready 2Months After Fedora 24 Is Released

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answered 2016-06-28 12:47:44 -0500

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Is ready !

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Thanks for the great work!

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-06-28 16:14:41 -0500 )edit

answered 2016-06-22 21:51:41 -0500

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updated 2016-06-22 21:52:59 -0500

Ready, right?! (As of today, June 22nd)

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Yes, apparently there are packages in updates-testing repository. Have not tried yet though. :)

hedayat gravatar imagehedayat ( 2016-06-23 05:59:54 -0500 )edit

Does anyone remember how long it took RPMfusion to support F23 after F23 came out?

polemon gravatar imagepolemon ( 2016-06-23 22:13:54 -0500 )edit

Yes, because according to the maintainer's message, RPMFusion was just released this week. When was Fedora 23 released again? November 2015? So it took about 6-7 months. But don't worry, it won't take that long for F24. I think they are quite close, so maybe 6-7 more days....

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-06-24 09:46:52 -0500 )edit

answered 2016-03-31 07:42:03 -0500

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updated 2016-05-17 07:03:27 -0500

As you can see on home page of RPMfusion, the repositories for alpha and beta are available:

Note: Fedora pre-release repositories are available. They're just not yet browsable with this tool.

When testing Fedora pre-release, keep in mind that RPMfusion is maintained by volunteers and maybe has still some issues.

Actually, these are the testing repo for Fedora 24:

sudo dnf install --nogpgcheck
sudo dnf install --nogpgcheck

I tested today and are fully working. I also have edited the answer with the new working addresses.

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Unfortunately, this does not work:

Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'rpmfusion-free-updates', disabling.
Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'rpmfusion-nonfree-updates', disabling.
adundovi gravatar imageadundovi ( 2016-05-11 15:32:46 -0500 )edit

It's a repo issue. I updated answer with working addresses.

cialu gravatar imagecialu ( 2016-05-12 09:54:01 -0500 )edit

@cialu : why --nogpgcheck?

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-05-17 08:57:51 -0500 )edit

@florian It's a standard procedure (skip checking GPG signatures on packages) to install Fusion repositories and you can find explanation on the Fusion website. I used this option from a long time, but now seems from Fedora 22 and above you can also install Fusion repositories without it. Up to you, I think.

cialu gravatar imagecialu ( 2016-05-17 10:53:58 -0500 )edit

always better to verify gpg key (meaning not using flag --nogpgcheck). currently, that doesn't seem to work though because of this bug here. More about it here

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-05-18 10:15:43 -0500 )edit

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