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Old 12-31-2003, 11:57 AM   #1
needhelp12321
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Redhat 9 problems


I am wanting to build a small server using red hat linux 9.0. I want to install 2 programs mysql and webmin, but when I double click on the rpm it says determining packages, and when it is done with that the installer just disappears and I can not figure out how to them install them.
 
Old 12-31-2003, 12:01 PM   #2
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First of all, make sure mysql isn't already installed as it comes packaged with Redhat most of the time.

Secondly, try installing the rpm from a command line, its much more reliable than those silly GUI RPM installers.
 
Old 12-31-2003, 12:05 PM   #3
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Yeah, what trickykid said.

If you do a full install of RH9, Mysql will already be installed.
Just do a:
rpm -qa |grep mysql

to see if it's already there.

If not:
do a
rpm -ivh "package name"

to install it.

I think that's right anyway.
 
Old 12-31-2003, 01:46 PM   #4
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I think I already tired that and nothing happens no error message nothing.l
 
Old 12-31-2003, 01:50 PM   #5
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type "which mysqld"

Is it there? It's installed. Have you read the Webmin docs and tried connecting to it yet? You have apache running, right?
 
  


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