Welcome to RO project

RO stands for Repository Observer. It is a complex tool developed for system administrators.

It's purpose is to watch over systems and tied repositories. RO gathering information about packages installed on observing systems and available updates for packages in repositories related to that systems and helps one to determine which systems should be updated.

Originally RO was designed for ALT Linux distros. But probably it can do with other RPM-based systems.


RO consists of three parts:

  • Client part
  • Server part
  • Web-interface (WebRO)

Brief project summary

  • Language: Perl
  • Database: MySQL 5.x
  • License: GNU GPLv3
  • Last stable version: 0.9.17

RO source code is available via svn:

svn checkout http://devel.ossg.ru/svn/ro

You can download latest stable version of RO from OSS Group FTP server:


Feel free to contact us with questions, bug reports, feature requests and so on. You can do so by email devel@ossg.ru or using our feedback form on basic OSS Group site.