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Old 10-19-2004, 05:49 AM   #1
xhispage
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Installing Java. Changing hardware drivers??? Samba?


Well , I downloaded Java For linux , but it asks for these dependancy's:

glibc >= 2.1.2-11, sh-utils >= 2.0-1, fileutils >= 4.0-8, gawk >= 3.0.4-1,
textutils >= 2.0-2, /bin/sh

Im a noob with compiling and all... Isnt there some kind of .rpm aivable with these aplications?

Also , how can I change my drivers? I can only modify their setting now. I use KDE and Slackware 10. Thanks in advance!!!

EDIT1: Im sure I selected Samba during install , but it wont work. Is there some kind of package for Samba?

Mr.Xanni

Last edited by xhispage; 10-19-2004 at 05:52 AM.
 
Old 10-19-2004, 05:54 AM   #2
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Did you made a full install of Slackware?
If you did you already have Java and Samba installed.
You've to configure samba before using it, take a look at /etc/samba/smb.conf-sample. Modify it to suit your needs and save it in /etc/samba/smb.conf
To run java just type: java <program name> and if it's a jar, java -jar <jar name>

Which drivers do you want to change?

Slackware doesn't use RPMs, try getting a slackware pkg first, as last choice use rpm2tgz and then installpkg (type: man installpkg to learn to use it).

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Old 10-19-2004, 06:02 AM   #3
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try LinuxPackages.net for the packages you're looking for if you don't have it. Slackware should come with java.

Driver wise, it might not be as easy as doing some sort of package. You'll probably have to compile something, so it's gonna be harder.
 
Old 10-19-2004, 06:04 AM   #4
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A Slackware package for Java is included on the install disk of Slackware, so there is your Slackware package. As stated , RPM won't work very well on Slack.

Configuration of hardware and loading and not loading of certain modules is done by editing or the blacklist of hotplug if you're using hotplugging at boot (/etc/hotplug/blacklist) or /etc/rc.d/rc.modules.

About samba, you'll have to configure it first and there is lots of information available on that subject on the samba site for a start.
 
Old 10-19-2004, 06:24 AM   #5
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I did not do a full install of Slackware as I only had 4GB aivable. Thanks for the awnsers. I was used to Suses easy hardware driver thingy...

Mr.Xanni
 
  


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