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Old 01-14-2011, 04:09 AM   #1
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Post Following packages could not be found on your system( while installing any rpm)



Hi,

I am new to Linux. I am facing many issues while installing any new software. I have tried to install many softwares like Opera, Flash plugins, Mozila latest version, some utility software etc. But the sad part is I did not get success till now ......

Maximum time I am getting error like "following packages could not be found on your system. .......libc.s0, libncurses.so, libstdc++.so ........."
Its like a chain(never ending process). Again installing tar file is more tedious than rpm.

My question is ...
Is there any installable which will install frequntly used libraies shared objects ????

I will look forward to your valuable comments and suggestions.

Thanks in advance
 
Old 01-14-2011, 04:53 AM   #2
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search in google yum libncurses-devel libc..... etc
i think that use tarbol packets in binary system is not good idea

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Old 01-14-2011, 03:51 PM   #3
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You need to say exactly what you are using. The logo in your post shows that you have Red Hat, but which version is it? If you are using an obsolete one, that would be the problem.

Another point is to install with yum, not rpm. Yum will get any missing packages from the repository; rpm will just complain and stop.

Always get software from a repository if possible. One problem with rpm files (as opposed to deb ones in Debian and Ubuntu) is that so many distros use that format. Someone will write a program and create an rpm package using Mandriva. When you try to install it on Red Hat, it may fail if Mandriva and Red Hat have used different names for the same library file. If you must get a program from its developer, get the source and compile it.
 
Old 01-16-2011, 11:57 PM   #4
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Thanks for the reply.
Actually I am using Red Hat 2.6.9-55.ELsmp..
For "Yum", its saying command not found. I think Yum works in Ubuntu...

For example, I tried to install flash plugin in Firefox(version 1.5).

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[root@BHUWS077 Desktop]# rpm -ivf flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386.rpm
error: Failed dependencies:
glibc >= 2.4 is needed by flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4) is needed by flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386
libcairo.so.2 is needed by flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386
libpangocairo-1.0.so.0 is needed by flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386

==============
Can I run Yum in redhat ? How can I do that ?

Thanks..........
 
Old 01-19-2011, 11:32 AM   #5
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As I suggested, you are using an obsolete version of Red Hat that came out in 2002! For example, your plug-in needs glibc in version 2.4 or better, but I think you've only got version 2.2; the current one is 2.12. Modern software, like version 10 of Flash, just won't work.

Unlike Microsoft, Linux software developers don't try to make their products work on old versions of the operating system. Why should they bother, when you can get a new version for free?

From the fact that you are using this old copy of Red Hat, I assume you didn't actually buy it and don't want to buy a new one. If you want Red Hat's stability for free, you need CentOS. That's virtually identical to Red Hat. If you want the latest software, you can try Fedora, on which Red Hat is based.
 
Old 01-20-2011, 12:49 AM   #6
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Thanks for the reply.
Actually I am using Red Hat 2.6.9-55.ELsmp..
For "Yum", its saying command not found. I think Yum works in Ubuntu...

For example, I tried to install flash plugin in Firefox(version 1.5).

==============
[root@BHUWS077 Desktop]# rpm -ivf flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386.rpm
error: Failed dependencies:
glibc >= 2.4 is needed by flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4) is needed by flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386
libcairo.so.2 is needed by flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386
libpangocairo-1.0.so.0 is needed by flash-plugin-10.1.102.65-release.i386

==============
Can I run Yum in redhat ? How can I do that ?

Thanks..........
use CentOS or Fedora, your Hat very old. Yum is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellowd...ater,_Modified
good luck
P.S apt-get is using in Ubuntu like Yum in Red Hat or CentOs

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Old 01-20-2011, 01:35 AM   #7
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Thanks David and all for your valuable suggestions ....
 
  


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