Announcing Opyum 0.0.2.
Debarshi 'Rishi' Ray
debarshi.ray at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 14:04:46 UTC 2007
I hereby announce the first stable release of Opyum, the Fedora
Offline Package Manager, version 0.0.2.
Opyum (pronounced 'opium') provides a set of tools to enable users,
who do not have a good network (eg., Internet) connection at their
ready disposal, to easily install new packages or update existing ones
through the conventional package management system available in
If you are interested then you can read more about it at
Tar ball: http://rishi.fedorapeople.org/opyum/opyum-0.0.2.tar.gz
Release notes are in NEWS in the release tarball.
Instructions on using Opyum are in the README in the release tarball.
1. $ tar -xzvf opyum-0.0.2.tar.gz
2. $ cd opyum-0.0.2
3. $ ./configure --prefix=/usr
(Other prefixes are not expected to work. Please bear with it for
4. $ make
5. # make install
1. $ LANG=en_US.UTF-8 opyum
(There is a bug involving Python and Pirut, which may cause the
program to crash on localized desktops. See
Bug-reports and comments are to be sent to rishi at fedoraproject.org.
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