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Old 07-12-2004, 08:46 AM   #1
corbis_demon
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problems installing packages


Hi,
I'm running fedora core 2 and experiencing problems installing RPM's on my system.Each time I try to install the binaries,I get the error saying "No application associated with this type of package" and gives a list of options after I press the associate with file option.What do I do so that I can install the RPM's?
 
Old 07-12-2004, 09:25 AM   #2
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You can install them using the comand line as root e.g.

rpm -Uvh packagename

I don't know if the graphical tool works coz I mainly use the command line and apt/synaptic
 
  


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