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Old 09-01-2003, 06:54 PM   #1
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LICQ install help


Hello I have Mandrake 8.0

I went to www.licq.org and downloaded a new version of LICQ because mine will no longer connect to the ICQ servers.

When I double click on the file that I downloaded, (a .rpm) a wizard rpminst comes up and gives this message:

"Software Installer: Errors Found
Some errors where encountered while checking your wishes:
Packages already installed
/home/[path here of the rpm]
Sorry, but all packages raised an error. So I can't proceed with the installation"
(spelling error is the program author's)

What does this error mean, I have not currently installed the package, the install never goes all the way through. If it is installed, then where is it?

I cannot install the source file way because I don't think make and install work on my computer.

Thanks for any help.
 
Old 09-01-2003, 09:59 PM   #2
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run rpm -e licq just to be sure, then install the rpm from a virtual terminal (like xterm, konsole,eterm...) like this:
rpm -ivh <packagename>
 
  


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