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Old 08-30-2004, 10:42 AM   #1
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Gaim, having trouble updating or installing.

Trying to upgrade to the newest GAIM so I can have full functionality with it, mainly the use of yahoo chat (Dunno why i use it, but i still have contacts on it)

I've tried forcing the upgrade from a command line, but i get this.

[root@171 downloads]# rpm - U --force gaim-0.82.1-0mdk10.0.i586.rpm
gaim-0.82.1-0mdk10.0.i586.rpm: not an rpm package (or package manifest):

I got the RPM directly for Mandrake 10.0 off of the Gaim site. And when i try to install by either but double click, or command line I get a Eveything is installed already error.

Anyone know how to fix, or why this is happeneing?

Old 08-30-2004, 10:48 AM   #2
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download the package again, making sure its file size is correct.

uninstall your older version of gaim then reinstall the new package.
Old 08-30-2004, 11:33 AM   #3
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oddly enough, the mirror i was using wasn't working correctly..

Didn't need to uninstall, I was using the voxel mirror and all it would do is refresh the page, i right click, save as, and the file type would show up as html. but it would DL as a RPM file.

thanks for the help.


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