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Old 10-06-2004, 07:42 AM   #1
shelldinesh
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Smile How to Install General Software on RH9 Linux


Hi Everbody,

I am pretty new to Linux. Have not worked so much on it. I am keen to know how to install any software or application on linux .

Please cud someone, tell it by giving an example of some standard useful tool widely used in Linux. I am using Red Hat 9.0.

Cheers for Tuxing,
::ShellDinesh ::
 
Old 10-06-2004, 07:59 AM   #2
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Hi,
To install software on RH9, you got to start a terminal and type the following command, where for example's sake let's take our software package to be abc.rpm (all software on Red Hat comes as .rpm packages):-
Code:
rpm -ivh abc.rpm
That's it
 
Old 10-06-2004, 12:37 PM   #3
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Hi hi-clier,

Thanx a lot for you Interest.

Cheers for Tuxing,
:: ShellDinesh ::
 
Old 10-25-2004, 01:52 PM   #4
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But...
What about 'make' and 'install' tools. Are they really something like tools or they are inbuilt commands?
Cheers for Computing.
 
  


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