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Old 07-10-2003, 10:03 PM   #1
BajaNick
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Installing RPM`s


When installing RPM`s all you need to do is click on the icon and it installs automatically right? is there anything else to do?
I am having trouble installing WindowMaker (still) I uninstalled it then reinstalled it but now when i try to log on it says theres a problem with the installation try another window manager.
 
Old 07-10-2003, 10:14 PM   #2
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Rpm are bad at my opinion, sources will give you far better result.
However, if you want to still use RPM, install them in console.
just type "rpm -i my_useless_thing.rpm"
 
Old 07-10-2003, 11:00 PM   #3
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it is saying that because you have a window manager running so it can't really execute WM...so you have to config WM to start upon startx instead of gnome/kde or whatever you are using..
 
  


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