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Old 02-26-2005, 05:10 PM   #1
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Installing Limewire Help

Hi all

So I downloaded Limewire RPM, but using Knoppix. I know I have to convert it to .deb with alien so I typed:

alien --to-deb [filename]

that went fine.

So how do I install the resulting .deb file?

All I know is dpkg but I dont know how the switches work.

Thanks all


Ps Wierd, serperate problem that may be related, I downloaded the .zip version of LW as well, installed it using 'sh' as the Readme says. Installs fine, configured, etc. To start it, I can just go into the terminal and type 'limewire' but its just goes as if its the first time I am running it, asks for language settings, etc. It wont save them. Repeats after I close it, etc...
Old 02-26-2005, 06:46 PM   #2
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man dpkg
Old 02-27-2005, 03:25 AM   #3
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dpkg -i filename.deb
and as mrcheeks mentioned if u want to know about its flags just type

man dpkg
to see its manual
Old 02-27-2005, 08:50 AM   #4
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Thanks ppl!!

VERY much appreciated!


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