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Old 05-23-2003, 05:20 PM   #1
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missing libraries

well, in my attempt to install as few things as I could on my box it appears I have left out some libraries that are needed to install yahoo messenger, namely and

I'm not concerned so much about not having yahoo messenger as I am about understanding how to install new libraries if I need them for important things such as apache or samba.

I am running RedHat 9 on a PII 266 laptop.

Old 05-23-2003, 06:03 PM   #2
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those are just cryptlib and db i think. you should have
rpm's for them. linux wont screw a bunch of stuff up,
with you trying software like that. just keep adding what
you think it needs till it starts working.
Old 05-23-2003, 11:18 PM   #3
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they are in the SSH package.
Also, whenever you are out of a library or rpm go to

and type the name. You should also check out

hope that helps...
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Thanks for the help. Everything is working great now. Feels good learning a new OS.


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