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Old 03-04-2004, 04:15 PM   #1
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installing and rpm package

tried installin realplayer for linux using this script:
rpm -ivh rp8_linux20_libc6_i386_cs2_rpm

and it tells me this program or filename/directory doesn't exsist

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Old 03-04-2004, 04:32 PM   #2
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well looking at the command that you typed ... that is not an rpm file ...
it will have to end with
so maybe check that .. the only other thing i can say is, is that the computer don't lie, so if it says the filename doesn't exist well then it doesn't .... plain and simple ...
the three options are :
a) the file doesn't exist
b) your not in the folder where it does exist
c) you typed the file name wrong

and just a tip if it is option C i gave, then learn about TAB completion ... rather than trying to type them long tedious names ...
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look at the instructions

Actually the instructions to solving that are on the web site where you downloaded this file. There you can read the following:

Once you've successfully completed the download, you will be ready to install the RealPlayer.

Rename the uncompressed file.
Type mv rp8_linux20_libc6_i386_cs2_rpm rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm

To install this package, use the standard rpm install command. You must be logged in as root to install this package.

Type rpm -i rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm

For Red Hat 5.x installations: Employ the --nodeps option of the RPM installer. Users updating current installations should use the --force option.


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