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Old 09-02-2003, 03:20 AM   #1
CrOvAx
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Packaging menu is gone...


I just installed Mandrake 9.1 and was trying to install the new gaim yesterday. It was making some conflicts with other files, so I uninstalled something. But now my entire packaging menu (in the configuration-menu) has disappeared !

And, to make things worse, I can't install anything either. Or at least not from rpm-files. I keeps telling me "installation failed".

What is it I am missing? RpmDrake? And how can I install it again?

Thanks in advance,

CrOvAx
 
Old 09-02-2003, 03:55 AM   #2
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so, doesn't it work if you try to install an rpm using the text mode?.
you can try to install rpmdrake
rpm -i rpmdrake-blah-blah.rpm (first switch to superuser)

Just look for rpmdrake in www.pbone.net, www.rpmfind.net, ...

it is now late but for other times,
if you have any conflict with other files, don't uninstall anything, you can use (text mode)
rpm -U packageName to Update or
rpm -i --force packageName to force the installation

hope this helps
 
Old 09-02-2003, 10:14 AM   #3
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Whow, thanks, you rule !!

I had to install some dependecies, as expected, but now it works again ! And, as most of the time when you break something and fix it, I learned a lot while doing it, so thanks ones again !!

On to the next thing I break...
 
Old 09-03-2003, 02:10 AM   #4
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you're welcome.
I learned a lot of things the same way
 
  


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