Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva > Conectiva
User Name
Conectiva This forum is for the discussion of Conectiva Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 01-03-2005, 12:08 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: In ThE MiDdL3 Of NoWhErE
Distribution: Fedora Core 3
Posts: 10

Rep: Reputation: 0
Exclamation how do i install the rpm files?

hey sup? need some help... wanna know... how do i install the rpm packages... like an example.. the amsn...??? thanks...
Old 01-03-2005, 06:03 AM   #2
LQ Guru
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: N. E. England
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 16,298

Rep: Reputation: 74
#rpm -Uvh package.rpm
Old 01-03-2005, 02:27 PM   #3
LQ Guru
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Sparta, NC USA
Distribution: Ubuntu 10.04
Posts: 5,141

Rep: Reputation: 58
man rpm
info rpm

A good man is easy to find and info isn't much harder!

Just in case you want something besides RPM, perhaps these will help.

I have Linux installed, now how do I work some stuff like installing some software and use file managers?
# I can't figure out what software I want and how to install/uninstall it
The table of equivalents, replacements, analogs of Windows software in Linux
# Find software here
Maximum RPM
# Guides to software management
Rute Guide's software explanation
You might want to check out CheckInstall to manage source code installations/uninstallation
# File managers
Midnight Commander
Gentoo file manager

Last edited by fancypiper; 01-03-2005 at 02:31 PM.
Old 01-26-2005, 06:55 PM   #4
Registered: Sep 2002
Location: São Paulo -Brazil
Posts: 76

Rep: Reputation: 15
search at
Conectiva Community Forum
amsn precompiled and disponible via apt-get
Old 01-30-2005, 01:42 PM   #5
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: Sao Paulo - BR
Posts: 8

Rep: Reputation: 0
Dear EvILHaCk

Just run synaptcs . It does make this job for you.

Well, This can help You,

Bye from Brazil, land of beatifull places and women.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help to install RPM files FragMonkey Linux - Software 2 07-23-2005 06:27 AM
Can't Install .rpm Files! Hagen Linux - Newbie 4 12-13-2004 11:33 AM
How to install rpm files pepejeria Linux - Newbie 7 09-14-2004 12:01 PM
How do you install tar/gz files, and rpm files? Fear58 Linux - Software 6 02-14-2004 05:35 PM
Can't install rpm files moy Linux - Newbie 3 06-23-2003 01:44 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:16 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration