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Old 09-07-2004, 08:23 AM   #1
paschim
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rpm installation problem


As I am newbie i am familiar with rpm commands and using RH9. i can download rpm files from the internet, i can unpack them but when i reach install option nothing works

I used ./configure......nothing happens
i used make...nothing
i used make install...

Can anyone guide me what should i do to just install. I would be so grateful.
 
Old 09-07-2004, 08:34 AM   #2
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Re: rpm installation problem

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Originally posted by paschim
As I am newbie i am familiar with rpm commands and using RH9. i can download rpm files from the internet, i can unpack them but when i reach install option nothing works

I used ./configure......nothing happens
i used make...nothing
i used make install...

Can anyone guide me what should i do to just install. I would be so grateful.
I think you've got a bit confused up there . rpm's cannot unpacked, it's a binary package. You simply install it with rpm -Uvh <name.rpm> command. When you compile a program from source you use the ./configure. Look into this thread:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=45094

to learn how to install programs in Linux.

Good luck!
 
  


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