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Old 06-28-2006, 01:33 AM   #1
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Smile Gui Rpm


Hi Please help me about creating GUI RPM?

I don't know about anything.

Please tell me how to do it?

-kammy
 
Old 06-28-2006, 01:56 AM   #2
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care to tell us what aa "GUI RPM" is even supposed to be??
 
Old 06-28-2006, 02:02 AM   #3
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care to tell us what aa "GUI RPM" is even supposed to be??
HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHA

ZING!

http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=2247

oh I assume by rpm you mean yum? well that link to for a bunch of people startind developement on a yum gui. Not too sure really, I'm not a redhat man.
 
Old 06-28-2006, 06:47 AM   #4
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Gui Rpm

Hi,
I have created binary rpm.I need to use -ivh for installating this RPM. but i want to install this RPM by double clicking?
How to create this type of RPM?

-kammy
 
Old 06-28-2006, 08:25 PM   #5
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I've heard of something that allows you to install by double-clicking - - - it was called windows I think!

Seriously, I don't think this is something to do with your rpm file at all. I have avoided .rpm much as I avoid .exe files, but I seem to recall that by right clicking on an rpm, you could select install, and it would ask you for root's pass, but this was back on RH9 in 2002 or so.

To install by doubleclicking, you'd probably need to be root, and anyone running a GUI as root deserves to be flogged. If your application installs only to a local home directory, then maybe you wouldn't need root?

Peace,
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Old 06-29-2006, 01:01 AM   #6
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Gui Rpm

Hi

Thanks for your response.

I think this is not necessary that it have to be a root user for installing GUI RPM. Just check Firefox 1.7 or x.y. It is latest and they are provided GUI RPM for that.

I want to create such type of RPM.

Thanks
kammy
 
Old 06-29-2006, 01:26 AM   #7
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Debian doesn't install through .rpm files, so I can't check that out. The same thing I said before applies though. You can't install software for the whole system as a regular user. It may be that doubleclicking an rpm file as a regular user prompts you for the root password, and then proceeds with the install.

If you mean there is a graphical show while the software is installing, you'd have to script that. To discover how firefox does it, get the source for the rpm and check it out.

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Old 06-29-2006, 05:34 AM   #8
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Hi

Thanks for your response.

I think this is not necessary that it have to be a root user for installing GUI RPM. Just check Firefox 1.7 or x.y. It is latest and they are provided GUI RPM for that.

I want to create such type of RPM.

Thanks
kammy
Theres a firefox 1.7?
 
Old 06-29-2006, 09:03 AM   #9
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This is not directly to the point, but I am curious why anyone wants to create GUI ways of doing things that are really easier on the command line.

Avoiding the command line just creates hordes of users who don't know how to use the command line, therefor requiring us to write even more GUI stuff, which in turn causes the CLI interface to atrophy into something barely usable. Does this sound like any OSes you've used lately......??
 
  


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