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Old 12-19-2003, 09:04 AM   #1
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How to open rpm in Gnome?

How do you open rpms in Gnome. When I click on a rpm I get an error message, saying tha Nautilus has no viewer to open this file. What file do I associated it with ibn order to execute it?
When I use KDE it open fine.
Old 12-19-2003, 04:52 PM   #2
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use kde

also, "cd" to where the rpm is and rpm -ivH rpmpackagename.rpm
Old 12-20-2003, 09:45 AM   #3
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open a console and type gnome-file-types-properties. Go to packages, select rpm and click on edit go to acctions and in the second option choose Software instaler then press ok and thats all.


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