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Old 02-26-2002, 01:20 AM   #1
tarak4u
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Actully i am not famillier about linux system i had downloaded a yahoo messenger and it is in rpm format so i just only know that it is package so i don't know how to install this package so please provide me suitable help for this question
 
Old 02-26-2002, 01:40 AM   #2
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if your using redhat or mandrake... and have rpm installed.. just issue this command:

rpm -i name-of-file.rpm

and it should install it for you.. if your like me and you use slackware without rpm, or don't like rpm's cause you like source files, you can issue this command

rpm2targz name-of-file.rpm

it will create a

name-of-file.tar.gz

tar xvf name-of-file.tar.gz

then it will create a directory /usr/bin/ymessenger or osmething like that... cd into that directory and type:

ymessenger

and it will launch yahoo messenger...
 
  


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