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Old 11-26-2003, 09:25 AM   #1
cooper
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RPM problems


hey folks,
just installed RH9 and after 5 minute of playing ive already hit a problem, im trying to install the ipchains rpm so i download it then right mouse click and select install packages, a box comes up saying preparing system update then dissapears and thats it not installation complete message nothing and im still ipchainless!


any ideas?
 
Old 11-26-2003, 09:42 AM   #2
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If you use the command line it will at least give you an error message that might help solve the problem.

su
cd /where/the/package/is
rpm -Uvh <package>

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