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Old 12-30-2005, 08:53 PM   #1
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Cool how do i run .rpm files in linspire?


i am trying to install limewire using a .rpm file. what program do i use to open it, and what do i do after that. any help would be gratley appriciated. thx ;P
 
Old 12-30-2005, 08:55 PM   #2
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rpm -i filename.rpm
 
Old 12-30-2005, 09:01 PM   #3
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Ah, hold on, does linsmire do rpm? I don't know. What does limewire recomend for linsmire?

Limewire ain't that great anyway. I prefer gtk-gnutella, but YMMV...
 
Old 12-30-2005, 09:07 PM   #4
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You might have abit of trouble installing rpm packages on Debian based Linspire. They should have Limewire or similar in their package system.
 
Old 12-30-2005, 09:10 PM   #5
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What he said.
 
Old 12-30-2005, 09:13 PM   #6
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Linspire is based on Debian, so uses debian packages *.debs and not *.rpm. There are ways to convert rpms to debian packages, but I would just look for a Debian package first.
 
Old 12-30-2005, 09:25 PM   #7
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and to install a debian package, you can use either the builtin GUI packager (I am unaware of what linspire comes with) or install using:

dpkg -i package.deb
 
Old 04-10-2006, 12:33 PM   #8
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rpm's in linspire

If your still looking to install RPM"S in Linspire, use Alien to install them. Example with Limewire, alien -i (filename.rpm). This will work for you then. You have to this as root.
 
  


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