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Old 05-08-2003, 06:38 PM   #1
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Installing RPM's

i am trying to install RPM using the following command

[root@redhat root]# rpm -U webmin-1.80-1.noarch.rpm

and all i get is

error: open of webmin-1.080-1.noarch.rpm failed: No such file or directory

any help wpuld be greatly appreciated.

Thanks again
Old 05-08-2003, 06:49 PM   #2
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rpm -i packagename.rpm
Old 05-08-2003, 06:57 PM   #3
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i tried that command but are still getting that same error message. Does the RPM file have to be in a certain location? or could it be anywhere? Also do i have to be at a certain spot in the command line?
Old 05-08-2003, 07:00 PM   #4
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either you were not in the same directory as the rpm or you mispelled the file name.
Old 05-08-2003, 07:01 PM   #5
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Well it looks like you are not in the directory where the rpm is. If you downloaded the file to /home/user then you have to:

cd /home/user
rpm -Uvh webmin*

Sorry arnold didn't mean to say exactly what you said.

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Old 05-08-2003, 08:44 PM   #6
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I would highly suggest that you get synaptic from
you will also need apt package , which is also avaiable from the same site.
Install syanaptim using the command
rpm -ivh <packagename>

and let synaptic handle the rest of your RPM Problems. It works exceptionally well on Red Hat 9.0

Hope that helps...
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rpm -ivh /path/to/<packagename>.rpm

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