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Old 02-08-2004, 12:29 PM   #1
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Major development-packages problem (newbie style)

I'm hoping to install Superkaramba 0.33 on my system (SuSE 8.2 Pro). I'm a newbie. Here's my story.

I learned that all the qt3 development packages need to be installed first. SuSE 8.2 normally comes with qt3.1.1. I found the base qt program under /usr/lib/qt3. I did a search in YaST for qt3-devel in 'install and remove software' section, and there was NOTHING. Seeing that I could never find the development packages I'm SUPPOSED to get with 8.2 PRO, I downloaded the following upgrades from SuSE website:

qt3.3.0 base RPM and its respective development packages (qt3-devel, qt3-devel-doc, and qt3-devel-tools).

I did a successful RPM qt3 base package update with the command 'rpm -F qt3.3.0.rpm'. The first successful update I've ever had with Linux.

Then I tried to install the development 'rpm -U qt3.3.0.devel.rpm' and I got the following failed dependencies:


In YaST, it says I have freetype2 ALREADY INSTALLED, when in fact, as root I type 'find / -name freetype2* -print' and get only one directory: /usr/share/doc/packages/freetype2

I go to this freetype2 directory, and it looks like I have to install and configure it myself, but I'm having trouble with it.

I have no clue about the other dependencies yet.

Any advice/help is REALLY appreciated!
Old 02-08-2004, 02:01 PM   #2
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you need to install freetype-devel package, which is separate from freetype2, same goes for other ones.
Old 02-08-2004, 06:24 PM   #3
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Yes, I figured that much. Now, HOW do I do it? I'm a newbie. In YaST 'Install and Remove Software' I type under search 'freetype' and all it responds with is 'freetype2' installed. Where do I find it, and how do I install it?


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