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Old 04-02-2004, 09:56 AM   #1
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Question Installing a temporary(?) file


I just downloaded grip and im having some difficulties. i moved the file from my downloads folder to the home directory...i think this made it a temporary file...it's now listed in the color red when i use the ls command. when i ran rpm -i under root, it said the file didn't exist. how do i change the rpm file so it will work?

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Old 04-02-2004, 10:17 AM   #2
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Hello,

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it's now listed in the color red when i use the ls command.
hmm, what is the output of the "file" command for that file?

cu

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Old 04-02-2004, 12:30 PM   #3
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error: open of ./grip-3.0.7.1.i386.rpm failed: No such file or directory
 
Old 04-02-2004, 12:47 PM   #4
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sorry...i misiintreperted the question....the output of the file command is: ./grip-3.0.7.1.i386.rpm: Can't stat `./grip-3.0.7.1.i386.rpm' (No such file or directory)
 
Old 04-02-2004, 12:57 PM   #5
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Hello,

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the output of the file command is: ./grip-3.0.7.1.i386.rpm: Can't stat `./grip-3.0.7.1.i386.rpm' (No such file or directory)
hmmm, and you say, "ls" shows the name of the file (in red)?

Could you may post a screenshot?

cu

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Old 04-02-2004, 02:31 PM   #6
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id love to but i have 2 problems....1 i don't know how to take a screen shot with linux, and two, for soem reason i can't post attachments

by the way, i am using suse 9.0, if that makes any difference

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Old 04-02-2004, 03:03 PM   #7
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Hello,

what is the output of
Quote:
ls -l
?

cu

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Old 04-02-2004, 03:08 PM   #8
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linux:/home/nate # ls -l
total 14805
drwxr-xr-x 44 nate users 2472 2004-04-02 14:46 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 72 2004-03-27 11:50 ..
drwx------ 3 nate users 144 2004-03-29 15:41 .aim
drwx------ 2 nate users 200 2004-03-27 18:26 .armagetron
-rw------- 1 nate users 2510 2004-04-01 01:06 .bash_history
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 1286 2004-03-27 11:50 .bashrc
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 48 2004-03-27 11:50 bin
drwxr-xr-x 3 nate users 96 2004-03-30 20:19 .briquolo
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 48 2004-03-28 00:27 .cddb
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate games 240 2004-03-30 20:20 .chromium
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 577 2004-03-29 00:41 .circuslinux
drwx------ 3 nate users 72 2004-03-28 23:07 .config
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 52 2004-04-01 10:29 .DCOPserver_linux__0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 nate users 31 2004-04-01 10:29 .DCOPserver_linux_:0 -> /home/nate/.DCOPserver_linux__0
drwx------ 3 nate users 168 2004-04-01 10:29 Desktop
drwxr-xr-x 4 nate users 280 2004-04-02 14:36 Documents
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 208 2004-03-27 11:50 .dvipsrc
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 1637 2004-03-27 11:50 .emacs
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 2434 2004-04-02 09:28 .enigmarc
-rw------- 1 nate users 16 2004-03-31 15:23 .esd_auth
drwx------ 4 nate users 264 2004-04-01 01:08 evolution
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 1124 2004-03-27 11:50 .exrc
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 292 2004-03-28 13:52 .fbhighlevelshistory
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 194 2004-03-28 13:52 .fbhighscores
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 541 2004-03-28 13:45 .fbrc
drwxr-xr-x 3 nate users 80 2004-03-27 11:52 .fonts
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 93 2004-04-02 14:46 .fonts.cache-1
drwx------ 5 nate users 168 2004-04-01 09:34 .gconf
drwx------ 3 nate users 104 2004-04-01 09:36 .gconfd
drwxr-xr-x 21 nate users 792 2004-04-02 14:46 .gimp-1.3
drwxr-xr-x 5 nate users 136 2004-04-01 09:33 .gnome
drwxr-xr-x 5 nate users 152 2004-04-01 09:33 .gnome2
drwx------ 2 nate users 48 2004-04-01 01:06 .gnome2_private
-rw------- 1 nate users 472933 2004-04-02 09:33 grip-3.0.7-1.i386.rpm
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 86 2004-04-01 09:33 .gtkrc-1.2-gnome2
-rw------- 1 nate users 374 2004-04-01 10:29 .ICEauthority
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 48 2004-04-01 09:33 .icons
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 144 2004-03-28 22:23 .kaffeine
drwx------ 4 nate users 168 2004-03-27 11:52 .kde
-rw------- 1 nate users 159 2004-03-28 20:56 .kderc
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 164 2004-03-27 11:50 .kermrc
drwx------ 3 nate users 72 2004-03-29 01:33 .local
drwx------ 7 nate users 560 2004-04-01 15:45 Mail
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 1475 2004-03-27 11:55 .mailcap
drwxr-xr-x 3 nate users 112 2004-03-27 11:52 .mcop
-rw------- 1 nate users 31 2004-04-01 10:29 .mcoprc
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 635 2004-03-27 11:55 .mime.types
drwx------ 3 nate users 72 2004-03-27 18:51 .mozilla
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 3032 2004-03-30 13:00 Music
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 6148 2004-03-27 11:50 .muttrc
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 960 2004-04-02 12:23 My Downloads
drwxr-xr-x 3 nate users 72 2004-03-27 11:54 .netscape
drwxr-xr-x 3 nate users 72 2004-03-27 11:54 .netscape6
drwxr-xr-x 7 nate users 184 2004-04-02 09:31 ogg
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 80 2004-03-28 13:55 .phalanx
drwxr-xr-x 3 nate users 128 2004-04-02 07:32 .phoenix
drwxr-x--- 10 nate users 256 2004-03-28 19:50 .pingus
drwxr-xr-x 5 nate users 344 2004-03-30 12:56 pingus-0.6.0-binary-linux-i386
-rw------- 1 nate users 11168712 2004-03-30 12:48 pingus-0.6.0-binary-linux-i386.tar.bz2
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 934 2004-03-27 11:50 .profile
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 80 2004-03-27 11:50 public_html
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 232 2004-04-01 10:29 .qt
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 22949 2004-03-28 23:12 .RealNetworks_RealMediaSDK_60
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 879 2004-03-28 23:12 .RealNetworks_RealPlayer_60
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 82 2004-03-28 13:13 .RealNetworks_RealShared_00
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 125 2004-03-27 18:26 .scummvmrc
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 104 2004-03-27 11:52 .skel
drwxr-xr-x 6 nate users 400 2004-04-02 14:43 staroffice7
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 55 2004-03-27 11:56 .sversionrc
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 48 2004-04-01 09:33 .themes
drwx------ 4 nate users 96 2004-03-27 12:05 .thumbnails
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 311 2004-03-27 11:50 .urlview
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 4 2004-04-01 10:28 .wmrc
-rw------- 1 nate users 200 2004-04-01 10:28 .Xauthority
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 7913 2004-03-27 11:50 .xcoralrc
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 72 2004-03-27 11:50 .xemacs
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 4027 2004-03-27 11:50 .xim.template
drwxr-xr-x 2 nate users 80 2004-03-27 19:39 .xine
drwxr-xr-x 10 nate users 1008 2002-08-03 17:01 xine-lib-0.9.13
-rwxr-xr-x 1 nate users 2980 2004-03-27 11:50 .xinitrc.template
drwxr-xr-x 4 nate users 168 2004-03-27 20:34 .xmms
-rw------- 1 nate users 3292382 2004-04-02 14:46 .xsession-errors
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 119 2004-03-27 11:50 .xtalkrc
-rw-r--r-- 1 nate users 26161 2004-03-30 20:16 .y2log
 
Old 04-02-2004, 03:09 PM   #9
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this is the line concerning grip:
-rw------- 1 nate users 472933 2004-04-02 09:33 grip-3.0.7-1.i386.rpm
 
Old 04-02-2004, 03:13 PM   #10
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Red is the default color RPMs and a few other filetypes such as .tar.gz http://rick.quepasa.net/scree.jpg So I doubt that has much to do with it.

A stupid question, but try using the full path to the rpm file. so something like rpm -Uvh /home/nate/grip-3.0.7-1.i386.rpm
 
Old 04-02-2004, 03:34 PM   #11
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well, i tried it with the full path here's the result:
linux:/ # rpm -Uvh /home/nate/grip-3.0.7-1.i386.rpm
error: Failed dependencies:
libghttp is needed by grip-3.0.7-1
libghttp.so.1 is needed by grip-3.0.7-1

-nate
 
Old 04-02-2004, 03:37 PM   #12
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thats good it means you're on the right track Now you need to solve those dependencies. Go here http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2htm...mit=Search+... and download the version for your system and install it then install grip and you should be good.. hopefully
 
Old 04-02-2004, 04:01 PM   #13
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awesome, it worked and now it's installed!!! but now where in the heck is it, it didn't install into the directory i had the .rpm file in?

-nate
 
Old 04-02-2004, 04:06 PM   #14
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Applications in linux install into certian directories by default. usually /usr/ or /usr/local/. I would say give this a quick read it'll shed some light on it. http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html

otherwise if you want to know where a program installed to you can try 'whereis appname' so it would be 'whereis grip'.
I'll bet its /usr/bin/grip
 
Old 04-02-2004, 06:05 PM   #15
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awesome!!!! you guys have been a great help..thanks a ton one parting question..what does the priority of a program refer to? for instance should i set the priority of my screen saver high or low?

-nate
 
  


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