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yum install tree worked fine for me on Cent O/S.
I don't know your settings for yum,
and usually configuration files will be stored in /etc/yum.repos.d directory.
yum install tree-1.6.0.tgz
The above does not work, you have to use only yum install tree. Since tree-1.6.0.tgz is a tar.gzip file you have uncompress it first.
Anyway you already have the tree-1.6.0.tgz file or you can also download it from here.
I just tried on cent O/S by manually installing it and it worked nicely.
So just follow the below steps.
tar -xzvf tree-1.6.0.tgz
if you find any error, find the tree path using
You may find it in /usr/bin directory now use
/usr/bin/tree -a /tmp
Last edited by mandyapenguin; 11-18-2012 at 09:41 AM.
The 'yum' command only work if you OS is not end of lifed. Your version is TOO OLD, full of SECURITY VULNERABILITIES and is NOT RECOMMENDED. Linux is free, just install something newer. According to the informations you posted, your OS has received no updated in 6 years. Installing 'tree' on a modern system is simply 'yum install tree' and nothing else. Installing tree from source DAMAGE YOUR SYSTEM by populating /usr with untracked files.
As for the other questions, I already answered them in my previous post. Your OS is _NOT_ good, it is outdated not only by the time since its inception, but by the fact that security updates don't seem to have been applied at all since it was installed. This is not only dangerous for the integrity of the network this system reside in, but is also a very, very bad way of learning Linux because you _have_ to do thing wrong so it can work.
Oracle Linux is not free. It cost money and if you don't plan to pay this money, use CentOS. CentOS is 100% compatible with OEL and RHEL. They are all built in the same source code. While OEL have some extra features like ZFS and DTrace from Solaris and no-reboot kernel updates, that's about it. CentOS is free and provide free updates. It can be downloaded from their website and will be supported for the same period as OEL and RHEL. Of course, all you get is forum support instead of phone one, but you can buy real support from many companies, including Oracle (if they still offer that, I haven't checked in a while).
As for the images, I think there is a 30 day demo somewhere, but you need to pay for the real deal anyway. So if you want to download a OEL compatible image, get CentOS. Do not, for no reasons what so ever install OEL if you don't plan to pay for it for the lifetime of the OS.
Both OEL, RHEL, CentOS and SL all have the same updates the same day, this is because they are all based on RHEL source code. As soon as one get something, so the others. In fact, CentOS had that kernel update OEL had that day more than 30 hours earlier.
As per Elv13, 'Enterprise Linux Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (October Update 4)' is dead and gone. RH (& therefore Centos, SL, OEL) only support versions 5 & 6.
If you want paid support, use RHEL or OEL. If you want free/do your own support, go Centos or SL. https://access.redhat.com/support/po...pdates/errata/