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Old 05-17-2004, 04:48 PM   #1
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Question How do you install .rpm by command line (RH9.0)


I know how to install by .tar....

tar zxvf 3ddesktop-x.y.z.tar.gz

But how from the cmd line by rpm?

RH9.0 ... thx
 
Old 05-17-2004, 05:02 PM   #2
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First off - man rpm will give you all of the rpm options.

Quick taster:

rpm -ivh <packagename>.rpm : -i = install, -v = verbose, -h = hash marks for progress

rpm -Uvh <packagename>.rpm : -U = upgrade (and it needs to be capital U)

rpm -e <packagename>.rpm : -e to remove
 
Old 05-18-2004, 05:03 AM   #3
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rpm is used to install rpm files only. but if you have downloaded tar.gz or tar.bz2 after extracting from command line type

./configure (this configures the files making the ready to be compiled)

then

make (used to make the packege)

then

makeinstall (to install the package)

Jus thought this might help some newbie
 
Old 05-18-2004, 06:09 AM   #4
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I just installed suse 9.1 PRO and I want to play dvd but I cannot for legal reason according to suse. xine and kafferine is on the disk but it's not functional so i need to download either xine or kafferine or any player that will work. I am a newbie and i will need detailed instruction on how to download it and how to install in with all comand sort of like holding my hand.
Thank you... email link deleted - see my post

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Old 05-18-2004, 06:19 AM   #5
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How to install a dvd plaver

I just installed suse 9.1 PRO and I want to play dvd but I cannot for legal reason according to suse. xine and kafferine is on the disk but it's not functional so i need to download either xine or kafferine or any player that will work. I am a newbie and i will need detailed instruction on how to download it and how to install in with all comand sort of like holding my hand.
Thank you... my email link deleted - see my post

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Old 05-18-2004, 06:28 AM   #6
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ejrwijoe - Please start a new thread in Linux-Software (if you have not already done so. It is impolite to hijack another users thread.

Also, these boards were created to provide help to the whole community. Asking someone to email their answers to you takes those answers out of the general pool and benefits no one.
 
  


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