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Old 01-28-2005, 08:27 AM   #1
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Missing Packages ?


When ever I try and use add/remove applications through Gnome it gives me issues... once I select the new packages and click continue it opens a window saying I'm missing 3 packages and it can't continue.

libselinux
kbr-bla-bla
pam

Can I fix this some how?? I updated with Up2date, ever since then I've had this problem
 
Old 01-28-2005, 08:48 AM   #2
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Hi there mate!

I'd like to recommend you a program that takes care of dependencies as those you area having. Since you are using Fedora, check out this link for Yum and Apt:

http://www.fedora.us/wiki/FedoraHOWTO

you could, however, install every dependency manually, I simply don't think it's worthy to re-invent the wheel

Regards!
 
Old 01-28-2005, 08:51 AM   #3
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Install them using yum or apt.
 
Old 01-28-2005, 09:21 AM   #4
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thats just it they are installed....but they are newer version that what it lists so it screws it up.

I'm about to just dump my FC3 and start it over again. Thats the only thing I find hard about Linux is the way they do Program installation. Other than that Linux is just a much more advanced DOS.

oh and apt-get isn't on FC3...its not made for it yet...so all I can use is yum
 
Old 01-28-2005, 11:55 AM   #5
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Yes apt-get is available for Fedora Core and other rpm based distros, the version for Fedora can be found at the fedora pre-extras repository or from freshrpms. You may also want to download Synaptic. Personally I prefer apt over yum, never had serious problems using it. Also, I think the packages you are missing are the development packages, eg, pam-devel, libselinux-devel etc. Sometimes if a package is installed but other programs or rpm say it's not installed just try installing the development versions. Using yum or apt will make sure that if those packages have their own dependencies they will be automatically resolved.
 
Old 01-28-2005, 12:13 PM   #6
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Originally posted by Snipersnest
thats just it they are installed....but they are newer version that what it lists so it screws it up.

I'm about to just dump my FC3 and start it over again. Thats the only thing I find hard about Linux is the way they do Program installation. Other than that Linux is just a much more advanced DOS.

oh and apt-get isn't on FC3...its not made for it yet...so all I can use is yum
Horrible way to reply to peoples trying to help you... we searched the net, we posted links, we give opinions and you not even read them and flame Linux. And not even one comment you did was right. "Thanks" and "I will look into it" would take you a long way in a community... but you are on my ignore list now
 
Old 01-28-2005, 01:14 PM   #7
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missed that part that Linux is like "an advanced DOS", it's not anything like DOS, it's it's own OS. You just have to learn to use it right, just like you learnt how to use Windows.
 
  


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