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Old 04-13-2008, 04:00 AM   #1
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installing packages in fedora 8


I want to install packages in fedora 8 with system-config-packages
 
Old 04-13-2008, 05:46 AM   #2
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Go ahead then?
I don't happen to have Fedora 8 here right now, but as far as I know, you can install packages by
- launching the graphical package manager tool from the menu and point-and-clicking your way
- running 'yum install packagename' from terminal
- downloading rpm files manually and double-clicking on them or running 'rpm -Uvh package.rpm' from terminal

That's about it.
 
Old 04-27-2008, 02:21 AM   #3
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I have an rpm file but i am unable to install it
because it gives me an
error: Failed dependencies
 
Old 04-27-2008, 02:28 AM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ram4693 View Post
I have an rpm file but i am unable to install it
because it gives me an
error: Failed dependencies
It should tell you which dependencies, install those first.
 
Old 04-27-2008, 11:19 PM   #5
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If you use yum to install the package it will install the dependencies for you.
 
  


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