Originally posted by Thaidog
go to the terminal and type rpm -i packagename.1.1.1
Where packagename is the name of the rpm you want to install
that package is the source code... you'll need to go back and dowmload the binary rpm and install that... that might be the reason you can't do it graphically with the source package.... so try the binary rpm again graphically once you've downloaded it
i'll second that, noting that i generally use the options -ivh, which prints hash marks to the screen as things are installing.
and the pencil with the line through it is telling you that you can't write to it methinks.