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Old 07-26-2005, 05:27 AM   #1
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how to install redhat rpm from command line.

right i've inherited a linux box running on a virtual server and need to run an install application which requires a browser to run.

i've spent the last day reading stuff and trying to install a browser getting various errors such as no display.

i've tried to install gnome but when i run the ./configure i get no acceptable cc found in $path

downloaded a copy of firefox and when i run the ./firefox-installer i get Gtk warning .. cannot open display.

please help !
Old 07-26-2005, 05:50 AM   #2
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Is Gnome running ? And what is the version of your cc compiler ?
Old 07-26-2005, 05:52 AM   #3
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install a rpm from commandline via:

rpm -ihv paketname.rpm

the display error comes probably from the "wrong" user environment.
has your box X installed?
Old 07-26-2005, 05:55 AM   #4
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no i don't think X is installed how do i isltall that and where are the packages located ?

Old 07-26-2005, 06:00 AM   #5
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You cant install Gnome with out X installed. I got X from here ..., it is found in the directory /pub/XFree86/ Visit the web site

hope this will help.


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