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Old 09-12-2003, 11:03 AM   #1
wedgeworth
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rpm install problem


the command is rpm -i expect-5.32.2-67.i386.rpm......and i keep getting one error

a failed dependencies: libtk.so.0 is needed by expect-5.32.2-67. so i went and got libtk.so.0 and stuck it in the /usr/lib like it is on all my other machines that ran the rpm command and installed correctly. it's like the computer can't even see it. i can go to the /usr/lib directory and see it. but i can't LOCATE it. and the rpm keeps giving me an error. can anyone help
 
Old 09-12-2003, 12:37 PM   #2
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[root@RedHat9 rpms]# apt-get install RealPlayer9-9.0.7.151-6.i386.rpm
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
E: Couldn't find package RealPlayer9-9.0.7.151-6.i386.rpm
[root@RedHat9 rpms]#

Any Suggestions?!??!?!?!
 
Old 09-12-2003, 12:47 PM   #3
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wedge maybe you could use the --force argument when installing it if you are positive that the file is there.. and if it does't work you can always erase the package and go back to trying to figure it out...
and shantesh try to refrain from hijacking threads, while in turn you should have just made your own thread....anways to answer your question never type the full file name just type the name of the program for example ::
apt-get install realplayer
 
Old 09-12-2003, 12:59 PM   #4
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It would be helpful if you would include what distro you are using. I found this progam which may be what you need. The libtk.so.0 is part of this program. I would delete the file you put in /usr/lib before installing this rpm.

tk-8.3.3-74.i386

If you aren't using Redhat, just do a Google search for your distro tk-8.3.3

Last edited by pilotgi; 09-12-2003 at 01:00 PM.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 01:05 PM   #5
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not working still

--force doesn't help. it still doesn't see the file. is there any up2date i could run on the library. i don't think it's a version problem all my servers are running 7.3. that is where i got libtk.so.0 from......one of my other servers that is running expect correctly. is there anyway libtk.so.0 is part of a larger software package where everthing needs to be updated. any help please.......
 
Old 09-12-2003, 02:30 PM   #6
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thnx pilotgi. had some problems getting a hold of that tk file but once i found a place that i could download from that seemed to do the trick. w/ only one small problem. the tk file also had a libtk.so.0.html file that expect didn't like. i got ride of it and if finally was able to use rpm to install and get expect running. thnx again.
 
  


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