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Old 03-06-2004, 09:09 PM   #1
jlivio
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RPM Question


Hello, this may be a stupid question but they are never asked)

RedHat 9 KDE

I downloaded NForce Drives in RPM Format, then in KDE double-clicked and the RPM become installed, now how can i install the drivers?, where is the Files, who can i do this?, after install a RPM where is the files to install??
 
Old 03-06-2004, 09:21 PM   #2
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I'll bet it's asked and answered quite a few times if you try the bbs search button with the right terms.

You have to follow the rest of the instructons that you neglected to read that can be found on the driver page.

If you need the nVidia driver, you want the Linux IA32 driver unless you just bought the new AMD 64 bit CPU

# Configuring X
Red Hat Linux 9: Red Hat Linux Reference Guide Chapter 7. The X Window System
Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO - video cards
The Linux XFree86 HOWTO
Configuring XFree86 for a Non-Specific Linux Distribution

You may have one or more of these tools to configure X:
XF86Setup
XFree86 -configure
Xconfigurator
xf86cfg
xf86config
xconf

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages
Red Hat Linux 8.0 Package Management Tool
Red Hat 9.0 Package Management Tool
Manage users
redhat-config-users

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project

Last edited by fancypiper; 03-06-2004 at 09:28 PM.
 
Old 03-06-2004, 09:24 PM   #3
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once an rpm is installed, that's pretty much it, unless there's stuff you need to configure after (the documentation should tell you this)...

http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/n...00000000000000


to install an rpm:

rpm -i example.rpm


to remove an rpm:

rpm -e example


check the nvidia link i posted above as it's the documentation for the nforce rpms...
 
  


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