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Old 01-28-2004, 03:10 PM   #16
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the file have .tgz on the end....
 
Old 01-28-2004, 03:17 PM   #17
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My guess is that there are rpm's awailable for this product.... Much better for new people.

For rpm's:

rpm -i <filename>.rpm

If there are any problems read "man rpm"(just write that anywhere) or rpm --help .

If you get an error saying that the package is already installed, chekc if your version is newer, if it is type in "rpm -iF <filename>.rpm"
 
Old 01-28-2004, 03:19 PM   #18
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then i don't know ;o) i'm just a noob myself.

if you're sure you're putting in the right filename, you're in the right dir, and it's really a .tgz, then i have no idea.

perhaps the file's corrupted?

someone smarter will have to help with this one.



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Old 01-28-2004, 03:20 PM   #19
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huh?i Dont understand... whats rpm?
 
Old 01-28-2004, 03:25 PM   #20
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my final $0.02 worth...

you could try cd'ing to the directory the .tgz's in then use the pkgtool

i.e. type

pkgtool

as root, or

su -c pkgtool

as user and it will do it for ya.


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Old 01-28-2004, 08:01 PM   #21
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Quote:
Originally posted by caid
is it actually a .tgz file?

if not, if it's say, amsn-0.83-i386-2plw.tar.gz

then you need to do as aaa said above and type:

tar -xzvf amsn-0.83-i386-2plw.tar.gz

or

tar -xzvf filename.tar.gz


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Go to the folder where you save it and follow caid instructions....
 
  


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