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Old 03-04-2004, 04:15 PM   #1
meliss
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installing and rpm package


tried installin realplayer for linux using this script:
rpm -ivh rp8_linux20_libc6_i386_cs2_rpm

and it tells me this program or filename/directory doesn't exsist

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Old 03-04-2004, 04:32 PM   #2
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well looking at the command that you typed ... that is not an rpm file ...
it will have to end with
Code:
.rpm
not
Code:
_rpm
so maybe check that .. the only other thing i can say is, is that the computer don't lie, so if it says the filename doesn't exist well then it doesn't .... plain and simple ...
the three options are :
a) the file doesn't exist
b) your not in the folder where it does exist
c) you typed the file name wrong

and just a tip if it is option C i gave, then learn about TAB completion ... rather than trying to type them long tedious names ...
 
Old 03-05-2004, 07:55 AM   #3
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look at the instructions

Actually the instructions to solving that are on the www.real.com web site where you downloaded this file. There you can read the following:

Quote:
Once you've successfully completed the download, you will be ready to install the RealPlayer.

Rename the uncompressed file.
Type mv rp8_linux20_libc6_i386_cs2_rpm rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm

To install this package, use the standard rpm install command. You must be logged in as root to install this package.

Type rpm -i rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm

For Red Hat 5.x installations: Employ the --nodeps option of the RPM installer. Users updating current installations should use the --force option.
 
  


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