reset Mageia urpmi media sources to network only

urpmi.removemedia -a && urpmi.addmedia --distrib --mirrorlist
On Mageia (and Mandriva) Linux, this command will clear your existing urpmi configuration and configure it to use only network sources. It can be useful after you have installed from CD/DVD and don't want to continually be prompted to insert CD/DVD each time you install a package. acknowledgement: blino

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By: mpb
2011-03-27 15:29:42

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Brilliant! Really helpful way to set repositories in one fell swoop after DVD install. Thank you Paul!
udzierz · 231 weeks and 6 days ago

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