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Old 07-15-2004, 06:21 PM   #1
RKGraves
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Question Samba & SWAT - RHL 8


Thank you for your help!

I'm self-studying Linux using the book "Red Hat Linux Administration, A Beginners Guide" (excellent book!). The book & its labs use RHL 8.

Question:
The Samba lab asks me to install Samba using redhat-config-packages, and also to download and install SWAT from the Internet.

In searching the Internet I see there are newer versions of Samba that include SWAT. I also see there are older .rpm's of Samba specific to RHL 8.

How do I know what Samba & Swat will and won't work on my RHL 8 installation?


Thank you for your help!
Randy Graves
 
Old 07-17-2004, 11:52 AM   #2
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Did I Post in the wrong Forum? Been several days without a reply.

Question:
When installing RPM's, how do you know which .rpm's will work with your distribution?

I'm learning/studying RHL 8 and need to install SWAT to work with a Samba lab in the book.

Can I install the latest version of Samba which includes SWAT?

I notices some .rpm's list the distribution they are intended for, why is this?

Any help is appreciated!

Thank you,
Randy Graves
 
  


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