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Old 04-23-2006, 02:09 PM   #46
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You need to be root to run installpkg.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 11:35 PM   #47
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Gethyn,

I got that far, but for some reason, when I log in as root, I cannot navigate to where I downloaded the OO package. The directories do not exist. Do I also have to fire up the GUI for this to work?

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Old 05-11-2006, 10:55 AM   #48
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No, you shouldn't need a GUI. Are you *sure* you're looking in the right place for the downloaded package?
 
Old 05-11-2006, 03:25 PM   #49
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I had a similar problem with the missing libraries, here's what was wrong:

rpm2tgz uses /tmp when converting package formats. If there is not enough space in /tmp, then rpm2tgz will silently fail, leaving off a few of those required libraries.

See this thread for more details:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=373479

-elyk
 
Old 05-12-2006, 06:56 PM   #50
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Gethyn,

I found everything, and I'm a little embarassed about my last post.

I'm still not sure what designation to give myself; "newbie" seems much too far advanced. As of a couple weeks ago, "bash" was the name of a street that runs parallel to I-69 on the NE side here in Indianapolis.

Right now (and this is for a different post a different day), I'm having difficulty w/ the "installpkg" command (logged in as root) when attempting to install (among other things) Wine (using all manner of download sites, installation versions, and packages).

Gad, what have I gotten myself into? Learning to ride a motorcycle was easier than this. Still, I'll stay the course long enough to give big brother Gates his final one-finger salute.

Thank you,
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Old 05-14-2006, 10:35 AM   #51
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Viną
Right now (and this is for a different post a different day), I'm having difficulty w/ the "installpkg" command (logged in as root) when attempting to install (among other things) Wine (using all manner of download sites, installation versions, and packages).
You might have a look at CrossOver Office, a wine-based tool to run Micro$oft stuff. For 40 USD a year I think it's definitely worth its while.

Cheers, Leon.
 
  


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