urpmi handles dependencies automatically (checks and resolves dependencies).
Some other package manger utilities which are being used widely in Linux are yum, dnf, apt-get, dpkg, rpm, Zypper, pacman, urpmi, pkg, apt, etc., Now, i’m going to play on our Mageia 5 box to explain and cover mostly used Urpmi commands with examples.
If you want such finer control, you can use a web-based tool such as the ones at mandrivausers.org/easyurpmi or - these use step-by-step instructions to choose the configuration and give you commands to copy/paste into a console.
You can list the media currently being used with to update all the lists.
URPMI is Mageia’s command line tool for managing packages and repositories (media).
It’s powerful command-line tool which is used to automatically download and install new software packages, upgrade existing software packages, update the package list index, and to upgrade the entire Mageia system.
--no-auto-media - when provided with remote files, do not try to add media from that files locations. squirrelmail: Squirrelmail is a webmail client for PHP4.
There are dozens of repositories around the world, and usually it's a good idea to choose one geographically near you for quicker access.
The easiest way to add repositories is directly using the "Add/Remove software gui", which prompts the first time you run it whether to add repositories or not.
You can reconfigure at any time using the Media Manager under "Options".
The main and contrib repositories are essential, and come with main_updates and contrib_updates for the associated fixes.