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Old 04-22-2006, 12:46 PM   #1
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installation tips


i want to install CD3 and CD4 of the FC4 linux....these CD's contains additional packages.

How do i install those ?
 
Old 04-22-2006, 12:48 PM   #2
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probily thses CD's dont have auto-run....because when i inserted into DVD-ROM/CD-ROM it told that there is no auto run file.

and so it could not start it.

is there any other way to install the packages of CD3 and CD4 ?
 
Old 04-22-2006, 12:50 PM   #3
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mount the drive, navigate the cd, use rpm to install?
 
Old 04-22-2006, 12:56 PM   #4
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but there are so many rpm's ...do you mean i would type so many times to install those softwares.....boring work!

cant i run all the rpm's at one go ?

or

can thse all rpm be installed with one command only ?
 
Old 04-22-2006, 01:31 PM   #5
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Navigate to the directory with the RPMs and do:

rpm -ivh *.rpm
 
  


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