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How to find known packages?

asked 2017-11-07 07:29:40 -0500

Sorimis gravatar image

I killed my old Linux, then I installed new, now I have problems to install some programs I had before. Before I made some backup, like the .bash_history where I can see, that it worked already.

Now when I type sudo dnf install mkv or sudo dnf install ffmpeg

I get only the message, that this package is not available. I made the update/upgrade and updated the rpmdb but there is no change to see. What can I do to provide this features?

OS: Fedora 25

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florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2017-11-08 13:56:07 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-11-07 13:58:29 -0500

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updated 2017-11-07 13:59:54 -0500

then I installed new

You need install Rpmfusion or UnitedRPMs...

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answered 2017-11-09 03:47:06 -0500

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Install the RPM Fusion repositories both free and non-free for your Fedora 25 distribution:

sudo dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm https://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm

Then update and install your packages:

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install ffmpeg mkv

ffmpeg and mkv are non-free packages and they are not present in the default Fedora repo.

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