[CentOS-devel] RPM Fusion project availability for CentOS 8


nux at li.nux.ro
Tue Oct 22 14:39:32 UTC 2019

Well done, Nicolas, I was secretly hoping EL8 would get more traction in 


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On 2019-10-22 09:45, Nicolas Chauvet wrote:
> Hi there,
> Just want to inform (since this was raised on this ml recently) that
> RPM Fusion project is available for CentOS8 (1) since few months
> already.
> You can configure it with:
> sudo dnf install --nogpgcheck
> https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm
> sudo dnf install --nogpgcheck
> https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-8.noarch.rpm
> https://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/el/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-8.noarch.rpm
> sudo dnf config-manager --enable PowerTools
> Others optional steps in https://rpmfusion.org/Configuration
> For those who don't know the project, here are useful links:
> https://rpmfusion.org/FAQ
> https://rpmfusion.org/ReportingBugs
> https://rpmfusion.org/Contribute
> https://twitter.com/rpmfusion_team
> You can also browse the content: (vlc, mpv, Handbrake, etc)
> - Free section (FLOSS components that cannot be redistributed by Red 
> Hat).:
> http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/8/x86_64/repoview/index.html
> - Nonfree section (as in freedom, understand proprietary software).
> http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/8/x86_64/repoview/index.html
> Basically we are a (more than 10 years old) Community based project to
> complement Fedora, RHEL, CentOS and others with software that cannot
> be redistributed there for various reasons.
> We are the 3rd part repository of choice for Fedora and hopefully RHEL, 
> CentOS.
> https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/quick-docs/setup_rpmfusion/
> We have a very strict policy not to replace any upstream package, so
> it's safe to use, but you need to beware of conflicting repositories.
> As this mailing list is concerned, I wish the description of the
> project could be updated  in the CentOS wiki to reflect the current
> shape of the project.
> Thx in advance.
> (1) Available on x86_64, aarch64, ppc64le architectures.

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