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Old 08-31-2004, 08:02 PM   #1
KFoldesi
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Dependencies install questions XFree86


[keith@LinuxBox keith]$ rpm -i tightvnc-server-1.2.9-1.i386.rpm
error: Failed dependencies:
XFree86 is needed by tightvnc-server-1.2.9-1
[keith@LinuxBox keith]$

My question is: is XFree86 a program that will install on gnome or is a replacement for gnome or is avlb in kde or WHAT!

Any clarity on relationship of these will be appreciated. lercture me I learn quick.
 
Old 08-31-2004, 08:34 PM   #2
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X is both a server and a client.
So it's basically independent.
GNOME, KDE, XFCE, ... are all window makers that help you using X.

The reason for your error is easy.
FC2 uses x.org and not xfree86.

Last edited by jens; 08-31-2004 at 08:38 PM.
 
Old 09-01-2004, 08:50 AM   #3
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So I can't use tight VNC because it has a dependecy on Xfree86 and Fedora uses X.org... ?
 
  


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