As previously announced on our Supercharging Solus Infrastructure blog post, we have been migrating infrastructure to a new domain and new hardware. As part of this migration, we are changing the repository away from
This package update is now available for your system(s) via the
pisi package update, accessible via the Updates section of the Software Center or
sudo eopkg up. After installation of this package update, running
sudo eopkg up or checking for updates via the Software Center should automatically convert your
packages.solus-project.com repo over to the new shannon or unstable repository, based on what you previously set.
This update also brings a couple added improvements:
sudo eopkg ar Example https://example.com/eopkg-index.xml.xzand if you already had
Exampleset, it’d update the repo URL.
sudo eopkg rr RepoName) of the last repository you have configured, we will automatically added the shannon / stable repository. This ensures you will always have a repository on your system to perform updates.
packages.solus-project.com, their URLs will not be modified.
sudoduring the first interaction with it after this upgrade, such as
sudo eopkg lr, as it will need to perform the necessary writes to disk.
In the event you are viewing this blog post after the legacy package server is no longer available, the eopkg/pisi update unexpectedly does not work as intended on your system, or you wish to switch over to the unstable repository, you can follow the steps below.
This will disable and remove the previous Solus shannon / stable repo (pointed to packages.solus-project.com), then proceeds to add the stable / shannon RIT repo.
sudo eopkg dr Solus sudo eopkg rr Solus sudo eopkg ar Solus https://mirrors.rit.edu/solus/packages/shannon/eopkg-index.xml.xz
This should not be necessary since the removal of all repos will gracefully fall back to stable.
This will disable the previous Solus unstable repo (pointed to packages.solus-project.com) and add the unstable RIT repo.
sudo eopkg dr Solus sudo eopkg rr Solus sudo eopkg ar Solus https://mirrors.rit.edu/solus/packages/unstable/eopkg-index.xml.xz
If you have updated to the new eopkg / pisi and wish to use the unstable repository, you can follow the instructions below.
sudo eopkg ar Solus https://mirrors.rit.edu/solus/packages/unstable/eopkg-index.xml.xz