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Old 03-21-2006, 08:09 PM   #1
Wolfgrw
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Installing Amsn


hi! newbie here...
I'm using fedora 4 x86-64 kernel - 2.6.15-1.1833_FC4-x86_64.
I just installed amsn and it asks me to install "tls package" and gives me several module options, of course none of them are for my system so i downloaded the source code. I can compile this in my system and will create a module for my system right?
Anyway i don't have the smallest idea how to do this.. i mean the commands that do this...

Can you help me?

Thx
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Old 03-21-2006, 08:15 PM   #2
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Have you tried yum for AMSN?

It's on the dries repository (not going to post my .repo file cause not sure if they have different ones for x86)

http://dries.ulyssis.org/rpm/

Their site, using yum it should handle the dependencies/modules etc.
 
Old 03-21-2006, 08:24 PM   #3
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Once you download the source.. should end in something like tgz, extract the tar file

Code:
 tar -xvzf packagename.tgz
Once it untarrs the stuff (think of Tar like a Zip file), change into the directory it created (cd directoryname)

Once you're there, you need to configure the data to be compiled, run ./configure (not all programs have this, if it doesn't it's no biggie, but try it anyway). If you are familiar with Linux you can edit the makefile to put in any wonderful options you might need(not always needed).

After you run ./configure, run make. Then, afer your code flies by (this is what compiles the software), run (as root) make install. This will actually install your program!

You then should have it all installed and ready to use.. keep in mind if you want to upgrade it, you're going to have to do it manually.Fedora won't be able to do it with YUM or Apt-get
 
Old 03-21-2006, 08:28 PM   #4
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Did what you sugested, had to configure "yum.conf" with [dries] section, but got this error after yum downloaded amsn: warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 1aa78495

will keep trying.. many thx anyway!!

Cheers
 
Old 03-21-2006, 08:33 PM   #5
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http://dries.ulyssis.org/rpm/RPM-GPG-KEY.dries.html give that a shot, if i remember right that's the error when there isn;t a signed key for the repo.

However it's a warning, and sometimes still downloads.
 
  


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