setup - A set of system configuration and setup files

Distribution: Mageia 4.1
Repository: Mageia Core Updates i586
Package name: setup
Package version: 2.7.20
Package release: 9.4.mga4
Package architecture: noarch
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 30.02 KB
Download size: 19.38 KB
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The setup package contains a set of very important system configuration and setup files, such as passwd, group, profile and more. You should install the setup package because you will find yourself using its many features for system administration.




  • setup == 2.7.20-9.4.mga4


    Install Howto

    1. Enable Mageia Core Updates repository on "Install and Remove Software"
    2. Update packages list:
      # urpmi.update -a
    3. Install setup rpm package:
      # urpmi setup


    • /etc/csh.cshrc
    • /etc/csh.login
    • /etc/filesystems
    • /etc/fstab
    • /etc/group
    • /etc/gshadow
    • /etc/host.conf
    • /etc/hosts
    • /etc/hosts.allow
    • /etc/hosts.deny
    • /etc/inputrc
    • /etc/motd
    • /etc/passwd
    • /etc/printcap
    • /etc/profile
    • /etc/protocols
    • /etc/resolv.conf
    • /etc/securetty
    • /etc/services
    • /etc/shadow
    • /etc/shells
    • /usr/share/doc/setup/NEWS
    • /var/log/lastlog


    2015-04-08 - akien <akien> 2.7.20-9.4.mga4 + Revision: 819876 - Delete .rpmnew files in %triggerun instead of %post - Bump %triggerun version to also remove .rpmnew files from already-updated systems - Use lua in the %post script as shell might not be available at install time - Delete potential .rpmnew files in %post to ease upgrades (mga#14266, mga#14516) + cjw <cjw> - use lua triggerun script instead of post shell script for fixing /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow - also fix permissions and ownership of /etc/shadow- and /etc/gshadow- - define permissions of shadow and gshadow files in file list - reset permissions of shadow and gshadow files in post script (mga #14516)

    2013-12-14 - colin <colin> 2.7.20-9.mga4 + Revision: 556778 - Fix patch application (due to rpm bug) mga#11980

    2013-12-12 - pterjan <pterjan> 2.7.20-8.mga4 + Revision: 556507 - Install the created shadow and gshadow files into /etc - Fix architecture tag, so that it can be built + tv <tv> - make it noarch

    2013-05-23 - colin <colin> 2.7.20-6.mga4 + Revision: 424805 - Nuke the 'shutdown' and 'halt' users. They serve no purpose these days (mga#7389)

    2013-04-22 - tv <tv> 2.7.20-5.mga3 + Revision: 410770 - convert to shadow at build time and package /etc/{g,}shadow thus fixing "su: Insufficient credentials to access authentication data" errors in post scripts between setup & basesystem-minimal installations

    2013-04-01 - tv <tv> 2.7.20-4.mga3 + Revision: 407081 - drop old TCB conversion in %post and adding old new groups, thus enabling setup to be installed earlier in transactions, thus fixing bogus file permissions (mga#9326)

    2013-01-23 - fwang <fwang> 2.7.20-3.mga3 + Revision: 391543 - update rpm group

    2013-01-14 - umeabot <umeabot> 2.7.20-2.mga3 + Revision: 381948 - Mass Rebuild -