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Pimple 03-14-2002 02:33 PM

RPM Package Installation
 
:newbie:
I am using Redhat 7 and trying to install the Samba RPM package from the CD. Everytime I click the Samba package file I get a dialogue box which asks Open WIth. What do I type in to open the application with? Thanks.

lacrimae 03-14-2002 03:02 PM

either, probably, gnoRPM or kpackagemanager.
or open term and do it the regular way

Sixpax 03-14-2002 03:14 PM

I prefer to use the command line when installing RPMs.

rpm -ivh packagename.rpm

Otherwise, I would recommend using kpackage if you must use a GUI.

Pimple 03-15-2002 09:36 AM

pardon my ignorance but where do i get kpackage from?

Sixpax 03-15-2002 10:29 AM

If you installed KDE, it's included with that. It's actually bundled with the kdeadmin rpm.

Pimple 03-15-2002 11:38 AM

thanks, i'll work on that this weekend


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