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Old 03-05-2003, 02:43 AM   #31
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Just a recap...

Originally posted by newbieME
NO ..just typing in urpmi gnome will list all the file names with gnome in it....u look at this list, select a file and then type in urpmi *newpackagename*
Originally posted by MasterC
( post #33)

I'm probably wrong since you are currently running it yourself, however I've ran it in the past and seem to remember just typing:

urpmi programname
And it downloaded and installed the packages for me. Also, according to the man page:
quote:Just launch urpmi followed by what you think is the name of the pack-
age(s), and urpmi will:
- Propose different package names if availables and quit.
- If only one corresponding package is found, check whether dependen-
cies are already installed, or not.
- If not, propose to install the dependencies and then install all
required dependencies and the package.

The lost note 'If not, propose to install the dependencies and then install all
required dependencies and the package.'
Says to me that it will install the packages with just:
urpmi gcc
So the whole summary:
I said 'urpmi packagename' (meaning urpmi everybuddy) was enough to install a package.
You (NewbieME) said 'urpmi packagename' wasn't enough, you needed 'urpmi packagename.packageversion.rpm' (meaning urpmi everybuddy-0.6.i586)
And here's what I've got as screenshots:

Which looks to me like I only typed:
urpmi everybuddy
and it downloaded and installed ALL required packages, including everybuddy


Mandrake hasn't failed me yet...


Last edited by MasterC; 03-05-2003 at 02:45 AM.
Old 03-05-2003, 09:38 AM   #32
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NO no...don't have to type out just that typing gnome isn't enough apparently.....type that in and u get a list of what althor880 posted...and out of the list i have to pick a package and type in for example urpmi gnome-desktop...which is a pain in the butt..and i did urpmi gnome -a but that didn't fix my problem yet.... :'(


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