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Old 09-06-2005, 11:02 PM   #1
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How to install rpm file?


Sorry to bother you, long time no use linux, i had forgotten what i learned in the past.

I down load abiword, the file is abiword-2.2.9-0.1.102mdk.i586.rpm ,
i put it in /home,
so, how to install it? and, how to launch it after that ?
 
Old 09-06-2005, 11:10 PM   #2
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Re: How to install rpm file?

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how to install it?
As root, run
Code:
rpm -Uvh whatever.rpm
 
Old 09-06-2005, 11:13 PM   #3
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Originally posted by futurist
Sorry to bother you, long time no use linux, i had forgotten what i learned in the past.

I down load abiword, the file is abiword-2.2.9-0.1.102mdk.i586.rpm ,
i put it in /home,
so, how to install it? and, how to launch it after that ?

I'm a think it is :

rpm -ivh abiword-2.2.9-0.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
 
Old 09-07-2005, 12:38 AM   #4
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hello,
or you can install rpm in better way using utilities like:
"apt" ::::for debian
"urpmi" :::: for Mandrake
"yum" :::: for Fedora/Redhat
"YaST :::: for SuSE.

moreover you can use "apt" for any rpm based distros.

regards
 
Old 09-07-2005, 01:12 AM   #5
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Re: Re: How to install rpm file?

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I'm a think it is :

rpm -ivh abiword-2.2.9-0.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
The -Ivh option does a fresh install of the program and overwrites all files and configurations while the -Uvh option does an upgrade of the software if it detects an earlier version already installed. If not, the -Uvh option will perform a fresh install similar to the -Ivh option.

Most people would recommend you to use -Uvh instead of -Ivh as the program may end up overwriting some important configuration files which your system was using previously.
 
Old 09-07-2005, 01:30 AM   #6
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Originally posted by ruudra
hello,
or you can install rpm in better way using utilities like:
"apt" ::::for debian
"urpmi" :::: for Mandrake
"yum" :::: for Fedora/Redhat
"YaST :::: for SuSE.

moreover you can use "apt" for any rpm based distros.

regards
how to run these application from linux? i use mandrake
 
Old 09-07-2005, 01:42 AM   #7
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http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/walte...rpm-howto.html
 
Old 09-07-2005, 02:12 AM   #8
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how to run these application from linux? i use mandrake
you will have to download "urpmi" from internet first........then using it you can easily download and install other rpm's etc

regards
 
Old 09-07-2005, 03:04 AM   #9
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how about installing tar/gz files?
 
Old 09-07-2005, 03:24 AM   #10
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hello,

good site for beginners

regards

comment :: A person with 416 posts is asking these things ???

Last edited by b0nd; 09-07-2005 at 03:26 AM.
 
Old 09-07-2005, 06:45 AM   #11
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hi there,
may i also recommend this ?
some search would have brought you there...
regards,
slackie1000
 
Old 09-07-2005, 07:59 AM   #12
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I tried to install Realplayer, it prompts me
error while loading shared library: libstdc++.so.5

What can i do ?
 
Old 09-07-2005, 10:42 AM   #13
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