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Old 11-04-2003, 12:55 AM   #1
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Question Still a n00b, can't get .rpm installed


I know there are probably half-a-dozen different, good guides on how to solve this issue, but they're so hard to find.

I downloaded a driver for my video card. It's in .rpm format. I can NOT figure out how to get the darned thing installed. Maybe I'm stupid. Maybe I need some more sleep. I don't know, but I would greatly appreciate help with this. It would suck if I had to boot to windows to use both monitors effectively.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 01:04 AM   #2
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Well you could have had and answer in .0024 seconds if youd just typed "Install RPM" into a search engine...

even less time if you'd typed "man rpm" into a terminal. since that would load the help manual...
 
Old 11-04-2003, 06:17 AM   #3
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I've made a article with the basics explained. You can find it at: http://www.linuxaddicted.org/index.p...&pid=27&dbid=1

After that, refer to the "man rpm" for more details. This article will help you understand rpm easy ...

Hope this helps,
 
Old 11-04-2003, 02:11 PM   #4
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I do appreciate the helpful advice for such an obviously stupid question.

What I should have done is gone to bed. If I'm too tired to google, I'm definitely too tired to ask others to help me.
 
  


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