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Old 10-19-2003, 04:57 PM   #1
lasttriptotulsa
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how do I upgrade amsn?


yo,

I want to upgrade amsn to 0.83 ... since I haven't used an .rpm but the normal "tar" this isn't so easy.

so how can I upgrade my older amsn version? having only a tar of the new version (I checked and didn't find any .rpm of 0.83)
 
Old 10-19-2003, 05:01 PM   #2
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isn't amsn supposed to be untar and run? if it is, you could just delete the old amsn directory and untar the new version and start running it from there.
 
Old 10-19-2003, 05:06 PM   #3
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No, it's not that hard...

Get the .tar.gz and do the following:

tar -xvzf amsn-0_83.tar.gz
cd msn
./amsn

That's all.
 
Old 10-20-2003, 02:43 AM   #4
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No, it's not that hard...

Get the .tar.gz and do the following:

tar -xvzf amsn-0_83.tar.gz
cd msn
./amsn

That's all.
will it recon that there is an older version of amsn on it and replace it with the new one?
 
Old 10-20-2003, 03:12 AM   #5
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will it recon that there is an older version of amsn on it and replace it with the new one?
that's what i was thinking. check your home directory though and see if your user preferences are stored in a hidden folder or something. not sure how amsn stores user preferences, but it could be that you don't want to completely overwrite the old versions msn folder with the new one, but only want to replace the old one's executable/shellscript.
 
  


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