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Old 12-01-2004, 08:20 AM   #1
vinaymudgil007
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Question how to install new rpm on my linux machine


i have got linux installed on my machine.
can anebdy tell me

Q1 : How to install new rpm's on my machine?
Q2 : how to run .exe files in linux envoirment N see thier output?

thanx in advance-----> vinay
 
Old 12-01-2004, 08:27 AM   #2
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To install an rpm:
Code:
rpm -ivh app.rpm
To upgrade an rpm
Code:
rpm -Uvh app.rpm
To learn about rpm
Code:
 man rpm
I'm not sure what you mean by running exe files, those are for Windows. Wine can run some exe files, so you might want to check out that.
 
Old 12-01-2004, 08:51 AM   #3
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You need to install WINE, if you want to run *exe files. Not all windows applications will work though.
 
  


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