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Old 12-03-2001, 12:22 PM   #1
hisham_abu
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Question modem installion


i found my modem drivers for linux, but i dont know how to install them;
it contains 2 i386.rpm files; how should i install this thing??
sorry, im a new linux user
thx
 
Old 12-03-2001, 12:29 PM   #2
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If you're running Mandrake with KDE, then simply move to the directory where you put them, and then click on them!

If, however, you want to learn a little bit more about Linux, then you want to use the RPM command from the command prompt.

Open up a terminal (looks a little bit like a dos box) and type man rpm. It can be a little heavy handed, but this is the command line program used to (un)install, modify, update, etc RPM files. At best, I think you should type rpm --install something.rpm. Best read the man pages myself aswell!
 
Old 12-03-2001, 01:08 PM   #3
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Code:
rpm -Uvh firstfile.rpm secondfile.rpm
 
  


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