Category:Ipkg

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This article Based on work by moomoo, nix, frontalot, and timtimred. Originally by timtimred. at Linkstationwiki.org
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What is that?

iPKG is the package management system used in Projects/OpenLink firmware.

We want to integrate the Itsy Package Management System into the OpenLink Images. This is something similar to other Package Management Systems in big distributions like debian or gentoo (Portage) where you can easily install additional software by an easy

apt-get install <software>

in Debian or

emerge <software>

In Gentoo


Our Goal

We want to create and maintain in fact several IPKG-Feeds for all Linkstations that run OpenLink.

After setting everything up we can easily provide access to some package maintainers....they will get ftp-access to http://ipkg.linkstationwiki.net/

Including the binary ipkg-cl and configuring it is not the main problem. This is done pretty fast. The main problem until now was that we had no access to the webspace where the ipkg-packages were stored.

Now we have access, so await some progress soon :)