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Old 08-13-2003, 05:52 PM   #1
toddydog
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Real Player 8


I installed Real Player 8 in Mandrake 9.2 which worked fine with Mozilla but not Mozilla Firebird. So I tried to uninstall it. It was installed from a .bin file so I wasn't sure the best way to do it but I removed all the RP8 directories and a few other files to do with MIME types that it had spread aroudn the place.

Now I try and reinstall it using an RPM and LInux says it's already installed. If I try and uninstall it LInux says that it's not installed. What's going on?

Also, I've seen the REalOne Linux player for download but now can't find the link..any ideas?

cheers

[al@localhost al]$ rpm -i rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Operation not permitted (1)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
[al@localhost al]$ su
Password:
[root@localhost al]# rpm -i rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm
package RealPlayer-8.0-1 is already installed
[root@localhost al]# rpm -e rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm
error: package rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm is not installed
 
Old 08-13-2003, 06:06 PM   #2
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tif it insists it's installed try

rpm -e RealPlayer
 
Old 08-13-2003, 06:09 PM   #3
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It's OK. rpmdrake's sorted it
 
  


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