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Old 09-13-2004, 07:32 AM   #16
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Just a idea, is it not easier to uninstall the old version and then install the new version with RPM?

And did Redhat not support up2date (the Redhat update program)?

With kind regards,

Old 09-13-2004, 07:40 AM   #17
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OH how do i install them from the cd's?
Old 09-13-2004, 02:52 PM   #18
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ok first of all, what distribution are you using? you may have mentioned it already but i don't see it. if you're using redhat/fedora, you can use up2date like Dummy-in-Linux said to update software on your system pretty easily (except of course up2date crashes a lot).

just look around on the main menu for "system" or "tools" or something till you see an updater, and it's pretty much self explanatory.

now if you're using a different distro, that's a different story so i can't answer your questions until you tell me the distro you're using.

btw, why do you need to update gaim so badly? you already have it installed, right?


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