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Old 04-16-2005, 02:33 PM   #1
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how to install rpm package manager? :)))

i can't install packages with rpm. Rpm want a library file like . how can i install rpm package manager or where can i get that library file?
can i find rpm package manager.tar.gz?

thanks sawran from turkey
Old 04-16-2005, 02:50 PM   #2
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What you are hitting is dependency hell: where on package needs another package, which needs another package and so on. Since you are running YellowDog Linux, you should have YUM installed by default. YUM is the YellowDog Updater Modified. Type in
man yum
to read up on how to use it. Also check the YellowDog website for hints and tips.

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Old 04-18-2005, 07:50 AM   #3
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probably, i go into the system with root privileges and i remove library file. cdrom on the ibook doesn't work now and i use flashdisk 128 MB. Can i download only library files from net. is it possible?
Old 04-18-2005, 08:04 AM   #4
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Did you read the information about YUM as suggested earlier. If you had, you would have already solved your problem. Install the package you want using yum, e.g. asroot you would do
#yum install packagename
This will install your package and all its dependencies.


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