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Is Xandros really an rpm based system?
I read on net that it is based on Debian. So you will need a .deb file for installation. Find one for your needed package. Or better use the package manager that comes with Xandros to install it.
Last edited by linuxlover.chaitanya; 02-18-2009 at 06:18 AM.
You can either try to find a .deb package for the needed application, or simply install the rpm/yum toolkit to allow direct RPM installation and updating. The preferred way is probably using a .deb package, because RPM packages tend be distribution-specific.
I don't see the reason why compiling from source code on your given system would problematic, as long as the GCC tools are installed. It's only a matter of:
(all of these within the source directory and as root)
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Aha. Success. Thanks to all.
I googled gworldclock with Debian, and found a download. My first install attempt failed with unmet dependencies, so I tried with an older stable version.
After 20 years of Microsoft, I think I like this Unix world. Lots of free stuff, not too hard to learn, and a very supportive user community.
My main reason for using Unix was the smaller footprint on a machine. I can (now) re-image this machine on Win XP or on Unix. The Unix load takes less time and everything runs so much faster.
One question about this forum: (I have looked for the answer, no luck)
If I click the thumbs up icon to add a thank you, then clear the thank from the thread(Remove your Thanks link), does that take back the thank you from the other person or just clear it from my local display of the thread?