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Old 01-14-2004, 06:07 PM   #1
tricky_linux
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Agt-get???


how can i use it to install a package in my home directory which was /root/.
the problem was that this program have many dependencies problems.
but it i do "apt-get install perl-Video-DVDRip-0.50.16-1.fr.i386.rpm"
the output was
"Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
E: Couldn't find package perl-Video-DVDRip-0.50.16-1.fr.i386.rpm"

i kind of know why it says that because it's looking for that file at the servers which was on /etc/apt/sources.list.
but how i make it check my current directory first?
 
Old 01-14-2004, 08:53 PM   #2
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rpm -Uvh perl-Video-DVDRip-0.50.16-1.fr.i386.rpm



Further information:

apt-get is a utility that looks for PACKAGE NAMES. It is not meant to look directly at file names. It was originally a 'shell' for a program called dpkg and that was meant to be used with deb files, and this is how Debian linux files are still distributed. Now, apparently, Red Hat has a port that lets you hunt down RPMs, which is cool.



IF (not in this case) you had a .deb file downloaded, you would run
dpkg -i filename.whatever.deb
 
Old 01-16-2004, 01:18 PM   #3
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but whenever i do that, it says files that i don't have it installed which was the dependencies problem which i don't want to do.
there is about 20 files i need to download.
 
Old 01-17-2004, 08:16 PM   #4
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Paste me the error you get when you run the command I showed you up there. We'll work through this one step at a time, so you can understand everything that goes on, okay?
 
Old 01-19-2004, 10:44 AM   #5
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see, i am not in linux right now. but i can tell you the command i used to install it.
it's "rpm -Uvh perl-Video-DVDRip-0.50.16-1.fr.i386.rpm"
then the next thing i know it's all those dependencies problems showed up.
programs like titleripper, xvidcore,transcode ...
then biggest problem was that i can't get transcode installed properly because of those dependencies thing.
what can i do?
i just want to copy my own dvd without ending up going to store looking for DVDXCOPY!
 
Old 01-19-2004, 01:52 PM   #6
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Hi add the download uri
view the repositories here.
http://freshrpms.net/apt/repositories.html
to /etc/apt/sources.list and copy the downloaded RPM to /var/cache/apt/archives

run apt-get update and apt-get install perl-Video-DVDRip

Learn to use apt-rpm on RH.
http://freshrpms.net/

Sorry Im using apt-rpm natively :-)
http://www.xterminator.hpg.ig.com.br/shots/synap.jpg

More information about apt-rpm.
https://moin.conectiva.com.br/AptRpm/
http://www.nongnu.org/synaptic/

Last edited by Xterminator; 01-19-2004 at 01:57 PM.
 
  


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