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Old 11-30-2003, 08:07 PM   #1
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Window Maker install problems

Ok, new thing to complain about.

Trying to compile Window maker on a RedHat 9 system, but the config reported that I needed X11 and or it could not find the. I went to add all of X and it's devel packages but it side I need to install the X libraries, that did not make sense because I know that X was running. I went and downloaded the X-lib anyways because I figured it couldn't hurt. It wouldn't let me because I already have it... duh. It wont let me put in the devel packages. Why?

AndI know I have X running so why is it telling me I don't have it installed? I think this would work better if it would let me install the developement packages for X but it wont let me because it needs the libraries which are there because X is running but it sitll wont let me install the developement packages.

Any advice?

Last edited by Muiro; 11-30-2003 at 08:48 PM.
Old 11-30-2003, 10:25 PM   #2
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You might want to try installing the rpm's from

use the command

rpm -Uvh filename

If it complains about any dependencies they should be on the same web page.


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