You will at least need the following software packages to run pakfire: source:INSTALL.

Additionally, the distribution IPFire 3.x requires at least kernel 2.6.32 to build. This is due to the optimization of the GNU libc.


Download the file:

to /etc/yum.repos.d/ on your system and run:

yum install libsolv

Tested distributions

  • Fedora 14 - 16
  • Ubuntu 10.10
  • Archlinux