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Old 07-24-2003, 01:42 PM   #1
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newbie question

how do i run rpm commands to install *.rpm and or remove and where do i run it
ps im using redhat 9
Old 07-24-2003, 01:45 PM   #2
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either double click the icon to install it or use this in the CLI.
rpm -ivh package.rpm
and to uninstall use this:
rpm -e package
Old 07-24-2003, 01:53 PM   #3
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where do i run this: rpm -e package
cuse i tried it in the startmenus run and it didnt seem to do anything
thanks in advance
if your wondering y i know so little about linux is cuse i am used to windows since way back when 95 to now xp lol

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Old 07-24-2003, 02:13 PM   #4
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you type it in the console...

go to run in the menu.. type xterm... then type in the rpm directions from above
Old 07-24-2003, 02:25 PM   #5
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so basicly i go to the run from the startmenu and instead of typing the rpm -e i type xterm then the rpm commands?


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