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Old 10-30-2006, 04:01 PM   #1
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Trouble with RPMs


I have some trouble with installing an RMP at home (k3b). I don't have Internet, so it's not simple. Anyway, I am trying to do a local install from a folder, and I'm saying yum localinstall /foo/foo.../foo.rpm. Also, I disabled all repos, but it's still looking for links to dependencies. Is there a way to disable dependencies? Without Internet, Linux is hard to work with (Maybe I should reinstall Windows ).
 
Old 10-30-2006, 04:23 PM   #2
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you MUST satisfy dependencies, if you didn't need to it wouldn't ask for them. in actual fact that's not *always* correct and you can manually force an installation with "rpm -Uvh --nodeps whatever.rpm" but there is no guarntee it will work at all. occasionally dependencies only provde some graphics, or a library that is not used the way you wish to use the app in question etc... but as a rule of thumb you must satisfy them.
 
Old 10-30-2006, 04:28 PM   #3
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How can I satisfy them? Are you saying without Internet I'm screwed?

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Old 10-30-2006, 04:38 PM   #4
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you don't necessarily need direct internet access, but you need those rpm's from somewhere, either your distro cd's if they are on there, or the internet via a usb memory stick etc...
 
  


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