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Old 04-06-2006, 07:12 AM   #1
debsan
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How do I install software packages?


How do i install normal software packages in Fedora Core 4?Like the rpm & bz packages?What are the commands
to be typed in thew terminal?
 
Old 04-06-2006, 07:32 AM   #2
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There is a heckuva difference between .rpm packages and source packages such as one that ends with .bz.

Assuming you have Fedora successfully installed, you are now ready to do a little studying. Linux ain't Windows. You can't just close your eyes and double click. Read about 'yum', and here's a tutorial on compiling from source.
 
  


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