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Old 08-20-2009, 04:49 AM   #1
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Hello Friends!!!

I have three questions in my mind which I have googled alot but couldnt find anything..

1, What are internal and external commands?
2, What is the difference between Binaries and Sources?
3, I use 'wget' for downloading sources from internet...Can I download rpm for it? If no then y NOT?


Please friends answer these questions so that I ll clear my mind..
 
Old 08-20-2009, 04:56 AM   #2
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Is it a homework? Sounds like one.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:07 AM   #3
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99% certainty that it is.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:09 AM   #4
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Is it a homework? Sounds like one.
Great Reply Chaitanya...I didnt expect this type of reply here on LinuxQuestions. Its quite insulting man....Why these forum made for? I thought the SITE LINUXQUESTIONS would be a site where we can ask questions about LINUX...and that's what I did.

If you don't know the answers then why don't you just away from this site?

Anyway its quite disappointing..
 
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Old 08-20-2009, 05:10 AM   #5
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Read the LQ rules. posting homework is not allowed. And be aware of your language.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:13 AM   #6
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Read the LQ rules. posting homework is not allowed. And be aware of your language.
I didnt post MY HOMEWORK...These questions comes in my mind I searched for them but couldn't find anything and then I came here and ask here.

I am not a STUDENT, I am working for Web hosting company and nowadays I am just learning Linux myself...
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:17 AM   #7
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Its quite insulting man....Why these forum made for? I thought the SITE LINUXQUESTIONS would be a site where we can ask questions about LINUX...and that's what I did.
Anyway its quite disappointing..
Posting in a forum like LQ without even reading the rules or worse ignoring them, that's what's insulting. And insulting the users directly is even worse and a reason to be banned if you continue this. And if you're disappointed then that's sad but only your point of view.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:18 AM   #8
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I searched for them but couldn't find anything
1 http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_th...ternal_command
2 http://www.google.be/search?q=differ...ient=firefox-a
3 http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2htm...php?query=wget
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:20 AM   #9
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Posting in a forum like LQ without even reading the rules or worse ignoring them, that's what's insulting. And insulting the users directly is even worse and a reason to be banned if you continue this. And if you're disappointed then that's sad but only your point of view.

Kind regards,

Eric
Why you people don't understand that I did not post any homework...I am not a STUDENT man, I am professional but in learning phase. I am learning LINUX myself...No one teach me I just do it myself.Is anything wrong in it? Shouldn't I learn LINUX?
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:22 AM   #10
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1. http://hell.org.ua/Docs/oreilly/unix/upt/ch01_10.htm

2. Binaries are compiled applications for a distribution something similar to exe, msi for windows while sources are sources. You need to compile source manually.

3. wget is a download manager for command line. you can download anything you want. If I can download exe with it you can download an rpm as well.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:25 AM   #11
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Thanks alot
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:27 AM   #12
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1. http://hell.org.ua/Docs/oreilly/unix/upt/ch01_10.htm

2. Binaries are compiled applications for a distribution something similar to exe, msi for windows while sources are sources. You need to compile source manually.

3. wget is a download manager for command line. you can download anything you want. If I can download exe with it you can download an rpm as well.
Thanks alot Chaitanya..You explained it in a very simple and understandable language as you know that I am new to linux.....
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:31 AM   #13
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Hello Friends!!!

I have three questions in my mind which I have googled alot but couldnt find anything..

1, What are internal and external commands?
In DOS, it's called internal (built with command.com) and external (separate in files). This is the same in linux but externals are more called as builtins.

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2, What is the difference between Binaries and Sources?
Basically binaries are machine readable and sources are human readable (or more at least).
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3, I use 'wget' for downloading sources from internet...Can I download rpm for it? If no then y NOT?
Yes but not all sources have rpms. It depends.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 05:32 AM   #14
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I have three questions in my mind which I have googled alot but couldnt find anything..

1, What are internal and external commands?
You already asked the very same question a month ago here http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ands..-743332/ and the reply given were correct. If you miss to understand the reply, please follow on the original thread instead of starting a new one.
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2, What is the difference between Binaries and Sources?
This is the question that made everyone thinking you are a student. I wouldn't expect anyone but an absolute beginner not to know what the difference is. Anyway, to make it short: the source is a set of text files containing code that is compiled to create binaries.
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3, I use 'wget' for downloading sources from internet...Can I download rpm for it? If no then y NOT?
That depends on what the repository you use has available.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 06:24 AM   #15
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I think you mind is already clear.
Quite clear ....as in cat /dev/null
 
  


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