Define Google Talk plugin urpmi media source for Mandriva/Mageia (works for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems)

urpmi.addmedia --update google-talkplugin http://dl.google.com/linux/talkplugin/rpm/stable/$(uname -m | sed -e "s/i.86/i386/")
This command adds a urpmi media source called "google-talkplugin" to the urpmi configuration on Mandriva or Mageia. Needs to be run as root. We specify the option "--update" so that when Google provides a newer version of Google Talk plugin in their download system then running a system update (eg: "urpmi --auto-update") will result in our copy of Google Talk plugin getting updated (along with any other Mandriva/Mageia pending updates). To install Google Talk plugin from this source, use: urpmi google-talkplugin # install plugin used for voice and video Google chat via gmail
Sample Output
[root@localhost mpb]#  urpmi.addmedia --update google-talkplugin http://dl.google.com/linux/talkplugin/rpm/stable/$(uname -m | sed -e "s/i.86/i386/")
adding medium "google-talkplugin"
    http://dl.google.com/linux/talkplugin/rpm/stable/i386/media_info/synthesis.hdlist.cz

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By: mpb
2011-04-30 23:01:36

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