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Old 08-31-2004, 01:24 AM   #1
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Question is it possible to install RPMs in Slackware?

is it? if so, how is it done?

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and next time, try a google search
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There's also the rpm2tgz conversion utility. You can convert the package then just install it as a .tgz -- J.W.


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