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Old 08-24-2003, 08:52 AM   #1
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Add Remove Programs GUI for more than just standard packages?


Hey I was just wondering of there is a program to add and remove RPMs for red hat linux 9.0 . There is a predetermined one but it only seems to work for the standard packages, for example if I install a new rpm it doesnt show up in this program.(Add/Remove Applications)

Any ideas?
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Old 08-24-2003, 09:46 AM   #2
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You could try synaptic / apt-get. I've installed some RPM's (not many, I don't like RPM's) but the few I've installed I could also remove using synaptic.

Get in here:

http://freshrpms.net/

download apt-get, follow the mini tuts and then type:

apt-get install synaptic

You may run synaptic typing synaptic in a terminal. apt-get / synaptic is nothing but the coolest thing in Redhat ever
 
Old 08-24-2003, 09:50 AM   #3
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Thats because its from Debian. and had nothing to do with Redhat.


(Was that flame bait?)
 
Old 08-24-2003, 11:00 AM   #4
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The default package manager (redhat-config-packages) that comes with RedHat 9 is not very good.

You can also try:

RedCarpet
http://www.ximian.com/products/redcarpet/

Apt4RPM
http://apt4rpm.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 08-24-2003, 03:33 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by leonscape
Thats because its from Debian. and had nothing to do with Redhat.


(Was that flame bait?)
What? I did not understand. Did you mean that apt-get and synaptic are Debian only?. There's actually apt-get/synaptic for Redhat, knoppix and conectiva . I've heard they are planning it for Mandrake as well
 
Old 08-24-2003, 03:57 PM   #6
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Their both originally developed for Debian for debs.

RPMs where Redhats attempt at package management along with up2date. Because of the terrible dependancy issues, apt-get and synaptic have been ported to try and support RPM based distro's, as well as use debs.

Lindows, Xandros, Libranet, and Knoppix, are all based on Debian, so its no surpirse that they support apt-get (their mostly a subset of Debian with a diffrent installer.)

Thats what I meant
 
Old 08-24-2003, 04:28 PM   #7
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Oh now I see Thanks for the explanation
 
Old 08-26-2003, 03:40 PM   #8
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Hey I am trying to to a apt-get dist-upgrade and it seems to have downloaded most of the 150mb of files but then I get the following... how can I fix it?

Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://newrpms.sunsite.dk/apt/redhat...1.8-4.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm
Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://newrpms.sunsite.dk/apt/redhat....55-1.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm
Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP...h90.noarch.rpm
Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://apt.sw.be/redhat/9/en/i386/RP....rh90.i386.rpm Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://newrpms.sunsite.dk/apt/redhat...0.4-1.i386.rpm Size mismatch
E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
 
Old 08-26-2003, 05:17 PM   #9
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hi

try running apt-get update again. if not apt-get update --fix-missing
 
Old 08-26-2003, 05:38 PM   #10
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When I try update --fix-missing I get the following: (This just just the bottom half where it started to say things hadnt gone right:


Failed to fetch http://www-ccrma.stanford.edu/planet...se.planetccrma Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://www-ccrma.stanford.edu/planet...ase.planetcore Size mismatch
Failed to fetch http://www-ccrma.stanford.edu/planet...se.planetccrma Size mismatch
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://apt.physik.fu-berlin.de redhat/9/en/i386/at-stable pkglist (/var/state/apt/lists/apt.physik.fu-berlin.de_redhat_9_en_i386_base_pkglist.at-stable)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://apt.physik.fu-berlin.de redhat/9/en/i386/at-good pkglist (/var/state/apt/lists/apt.physik.fu-berlin.de_redhat_9_en_i386_base_pkglist.at-good)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://apt.physik.fu-berlin.de redhat/9/en/i386/at-testing pkglist (/var/state/apt/lists/apt.physik.fu-berlin.de_redhat_9_en_i386_base_pkglist.at-testing)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.


What else can I try?

Adam
 
  


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